AOS Degree – Code #0401
George Richardson, Program Coordinator
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The building construction program provides basic instruction in masonry. Each year there are students desiring additional instruction in masonry and employers seeking graduates with additional masonry skills. This program provides instruction in an extensive masonry program in the second, or senior, year. All masonry students must previously complete the common building construction freshman year program in good standing. Each student may specify in his/her initial application the desire for masonry or may have the option of choosing masonry after completing the freshman year.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Estimate, layout, and build various masonry and concrete flatwork systems and explain how to supervise people.
Properly choose and implement personal and jobsite safety and access equipment.
Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
Communicate construction details and estimates with written documents and scale shop drawings with written documents and scale shop drawings.
Layout, prepare, and install various concrete flatwork, block work, stone work, and brick work.
Use the computer to access trade-related specifications.
Perform computer-based research and communication.
Demonstrate effective oral communication.
DIRECT ENTRY INTO BACCALAUREATE DEGREE PROGRAM
Alfred State masonry graduates may enter directly into the technology management BBA degree program.
Brick or stone salesman
Private or commercial remodeler
Employment and transfer rate of 100 percent – 78 percent are employed; 22 percent transferred to continue their education.
Air Conditioning & Heating Technology
Building Trades: Building Construction
Electrical Construction and Maintenance Electrician
Applicants in the masonry program must be able to meet the following physical requirements:
Must be able to lift 50 pounds to shoulder height.
Must be able to perform safely in the laboratory.
Must be able to communicate orally with a person 20 feet away.
Must be able to climb a ladder and/or able to climb, un-aided, onto and off of equipment using three points of contact.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to visually read from a blueprint or drawing.
Must be able to hear a backup warning alarm.
Masonry- AOS Degree
TYPICAL FOUR-SEMESTER PROGRAM
Construction Essentials I
Construction Essentials II
Work Place Envir. & Safety
Wood Fabrication Tech. I
Construction Essentials III
Construction Essentials IV
Wood Fabrication Technology II
Masonry Sketching & Detailing
Blueprint Reading for Masonry
A student must successfully complete all courses in the prescribed four-semester program and earn a minimum cumulative index of 2.0, which is equivalent to a “C” average.