You are here: Home / Programs of Study / All Programs (A-Z) / Construction Technology

Construction Technology


Construction Technology Program

This program gives you the skills to gain employment in a construction or maintenance field. You can earn certificates in carpentry, residential wiring and electrical trades. You can pursue a certificate in Photovoltaic Installation, covering the installation of solar panels.

An Associate of Applied Science Degree—with concentrations in General or Electrical Construction—is also available.

Carpentry classes meet on- and off-campus in labs designed for the practical study of residential and commercial construction, including blueprint reading, framing and the International Residential Code.

As a Residential Wiring student you will take theory and lab classes (on- and off-campus) in residential wiring, including electrical circuitry, job-site safety and the National Electric Code (NEC), preparing you for the NM Residential Wireman's Certificate of Competence.

The Electrical Trades program enables you to study commercial and industrial wiring methods and motor controls and helps prepare you for the State of New Mexico Journeyman Electrical Certificate.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid OSHA certification, you can receive credit for courses in the Construction Technology program by filling out the following form:

If you have a valid New Mexico General Building Contractor (GB 98 or GB 2), you can receive credit for a course in the Construction Technology (AAS) General Construction Concentration program by filling out the following form: