The Construction Technology Associate Degree program offered by Penn Foster College 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.
- Have a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent
- Some programs may require 15 credits of general education prior to enrollment
School Accreditation Statement
Penn Foster College Accreditation and Licenses
- Penn Foster College is nationally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postseconday Education.