2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog

2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Construction Technology
Title: Residential Construction Occupational Skills Award

(Occupational Skills Award)

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.

Degree Plan Code: OSA.CT.RESIDENT

This award 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
CNBT 2281 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 2
Semester Total 11
Minimum Hours Required 11

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.