Penn Foster

925 Oak Street, Scranton, PA 18515

Program Details

The Construction Technology Associate Degree program offered by Penn Foster allows students to earn a degree from home. Covering construction material and methods, planning and control, technical drawings, and green building practices, students learn the essential fundamentals of construction technology. Students begin the four-semester learning program by receiving an introduction to the development of engineering technology and technical mathematics.

For a future in construction technology, students need to have foundational skills in math. Students review basic math functions, algebra, applied geometry, and practical applications of trigonometry.  In learning the necessary skills for construction technology, students receive training in essential computer and visual communication techniques and foundational writing skills for success in the technology program.

Appropriate arts and humanities electives include Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation, and Introduction to Literature. Students must choose one of these to complete. Garnering more specialized information, students take Construction Materials and Methods, gaining knowledge of material properties and applications in construction.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Associate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      61

    Requirements

    Students will need access to a Microsoft® Windows®-based computer running Windows® XP or later, Microsoft® Office 2010, and high-speed Internet in order to complete this program with Penn Foster.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Penn Foster Career School, Penn Foster High School, and Penn Foster College are nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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