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2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Construction Technology
Degree Plan: Residential Construction Certificate

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit:

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.


This is a one-year certificate that provides the student with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills required to work as a craftperson in Residential Building, Carpentry, or Contracting. In addition, the student will cover basic planning and materials estimating, problem solving, and human relations skills.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
OSHT 1307 Construction Site Safety and Health 3
ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
CNBT 1300 Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
+Specialty Construction Track Option 6
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CNBT 2281 Cooperative Education - Construction/Engineering Technology/Technician* 2
+Specialty Construction Track Option 12
Semester Total 14
Minimum Hours Required 29
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations 1 3
CRPT 1315 Wall Systems 3
CRPT 1311 Roof Systems 3
CRPT 1341 Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 1345 Interior Finish Systems 3
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections 3
Residential Builder/Contractor Total 18

*CNBT 2281 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician may only be taken in SEMESTER 2 and may only be taken with instructor approval.