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Building Construction Technology

Looking to jump-start a career in the wide-open field of construction?  Your search can be over, right here at DCCC!  Now in its second year, the Building Construction Technology program at DCCC is growing quickly, waiting only for…YOU!  Featuring a single-semester or a one-year, NCCER-backed, certificate for those looking to boost their hiring status or a full, two-year associate degree geared towards finishing at a four-year school, DCCC has a plan to enable you to reach that goal.  Low student-to-instructor ratios give a student extra attention at a very reasonable cost.

The following courses are part of your first semester requirements:

  • BCT 101:  Intro to Safety – Basic construction safety, finishing with an OSHA 10 card
  • BCT 103:  Intro to Craft Skills – Wide coverage of basic construction & NCCER certification
  • Level I Carpentry:  Beginning carpentry skills, from hand & power tools, to floor, wall & roof framing

For the contractor looking to sharpen needed skills, our program offers higher level courses from; Light Commercial Framing, Cabinetry, and Codes/Standards, to Construction Technology (Basic Electricity, DWV, HVAC, Copper & Plastic Piping),  presenting a well-rounded program in an affordable environment.

College Catalog

This catalog contains the curriculum information a student needs in planning his or her studies at Dodge City Community College.  All students need to become familiar with the language of the college catalog and the necessity of planning a sequence that will provide either a one-year certificate or a two-year degree.  Advisors are provided to assist students in planning their academic program.  As a student, please make sure that you consult your advisor for guidance in planning a program of study.  Students are ultimately responsible for assuring that their academic program meets the requirements for graduation and/or transfer to another degree granting institution.

Contact Information

Joe McLaughlin
Professor of Building/Construction Tech
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801
1-800-367-3222
620-225-0538
mclaughlin@dc3.edu

Patrick Shiew
Professor of Building/Construction Tech
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801
1-800-367-3222
620-227-9225-0538
pshiew@dc3.edu