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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology, Technical Certificate

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The Construction Technology Certificate provides the student with current skills in residential and commercial construction with emphasis on green building techniques and materials. National building, electrical and plumbing codes are covered in each subject area to prepare students for the Arkansas General Contractors licensing examination. Courses are also offered in Energy Audit and Building Analysis to prepare students for jobs in the energy conservation sector. Internships are available for students interested in improving their technical skills and making contacts within the industry. This Certificate may be combined with another area of technical specialization to satisfy requirements for the AAS in General Technology. Construction Technology training is accredited with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Major Code: 4401
Advising: David Zirkle, (870) 391-3163, dzirkle@northark.edu
                 Scott Howie, (870) 391-3513, showie@northark.edu
                 Advising Center: M184, South Campus, (870) 391-3115

The My Academic Plan (MAP) serves as a guideline to graduate in two semesters. The Key Milestones/Prerequisites listed for each semester highlight significant achievements that must be completed in the degree track. Students who do not follow the two-semester plan and/or who do not complete identified milestones may jeopardize their financial aid (if applicable) and/or delay graduation.

Academic Preparedness

Northark recognizes the important connection between student success and academic preparedness. Students may be required to complete one or more of the following courses before enrolling in college level courses. Summer and/or intercession courses may be required to graduate within two semesters. Developmental course credits earned do not count towards degree completion requirements.

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