Complete a Certificate of CompletionA certificate can typically be completed in one year. Certificates can also be earned in conjunction with another degree (such as a associate or bachelor degree) to give the student job skills to be used while attending college. Many certificate programs also provide foundational courses and opportunities into a higher degree level program.
If you are interested in earning a Certificate of Completion in Building Construction complete the following requirements:
General Education Core
Math (choose one)
MATH 1050 College Algebra (QL), 4 cr.
BUSN 1050 Business Mathematics, 3 cr.
STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (QL), 3 cr.
STAT 1045 Intro to Statistics w/ Elements of Alg. (QL), 5 cr.
MATH 1020 Trade Mathematics, 3 cr.
Human Relations (choose one)
BUSN 2320 Small Business Management for CTE, 3 cr.
BUSN 2390 Organizational Behavior, 3 cr.
CMST 2110 Interpersonal Communication, 3 cr.
CMST 2120 Group Communication, 3 cr.
Facilities Maintenance Focus
BCCM 2988 Introduction to HVAC, 2 cr.
BCCM 2988 Introduction to Plumbing, 2 cr.
BCCM 2988 Introduction to Electricity, 2 cr.
HETR 1640 Hydraulic Excavator Operation, 2 cr.
BCCM 2125 Basic Cabinet Making and Millwork, 3 cr.
BCCM 1010 Building Code/Safety Framing/Concrete, 1 cr.
BCCM 1150 Basic Print Reading, 2 cr.
BCCM 2010 Framing I, 2 cr.
BCCM 2030 Framing II, 2 cr.
BCCM 2080 Concrete I, 2 cr.
BCCM 2090 Concrete II, 2 cr.
BCCM 2100 Interior I, 2 cr.
BCCM 2110 Interior II, 2 cr.
BCCM 2170 Exterior I, 2 cr.
BCCM 2180 Exterior II, 2 cr.
Electives (choose one)
MASONRY I 2988 Level I, Block, Brick and Stone, Intro, 2 cr.
MASONRY II 2988 Level II, Block, Brick and Stone, Advanced, 2 cr.
MASONRY 2988 Interior Masonry, Tile, Mortar,Stone, 2 cr.
BCCM 2270 Building Codes and Inspections, 2 cr.
BCCM 2240 Construction Estimating, 2 cr.
BCCM 2500 Specialty Construction Lab, 2 cr.
BCCM 2130 Finish Lab, 3 cr.
BCCM 2988 Building Site Layout, 2 cr.
To begin your Certificate program:
- Apply to Utah State University
If you have attended USU Eastern or have completed USU concurrent enrollment courses there is no need to re-apply.
- Meet placement requirements for Math and English.
- Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships.
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With your Certificate of Completion you may:
- Enter the work force.
This program prepares students for employment in residential construction and provides them with background skills to help with applications for commercial construction.
- Continue your education at Utah State University.
Use the USU Degree Finder to search for degrees available throughout the Utah State University system related Building Construction.
- Transfer to another college or university.
As an accredited college, USU Eastern courses and degrees can also be transferred to other college and universities across Utah and the United States. For details see Academic Advising.