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Construction Technology

  • Taught by Industry Experts
  • Covers Fundamental to Advanced Topics
  • Provides the Skill Sets to Advance Your Career

Expand your technical skills and knowledge of building construction through this series of courses that covers beginning to advanced topics including construction drawings, plans, and specifications; building codes and standards; construction logistics and site work; building foundations and structural systems; concrete and steel frame construction; exterior wall and roof systems; interior walls, partitions, floors, ceilings, and finishes; building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems; sustainability; and building information modeling (BIM) and computer-aided design. Note: Registering at least two weeks prior to the start of the course date is highly recommended. Popular classes fill up quickly and more specialized classes need sufficient enrollment.

This Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

Building Mechanical and Electrical Systems and Equipment

Gain an overview of commercial building mechanical and electrical systems, design principles, choice, selection, installation, and operating costs.

2020 Fall
1 section

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Core and Shell

Examine the methods, materials, and structural systems used in constructing the core and shell components of high-rise buildings.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2020 Fall
1 section

Reading and Interpreting Construction Drawings

Learn to read construction plans, specifications, and drawings for concrete, steel, wood, and masonry construction.

2020 Fall
2 sections

Understanding the New York City Building Code

Examine the legal and technical framework of the New York City Building Code, including code applicability to work on new and existing buildings.

2020 Fall
1 section

Managing Construction in a Global Pandemic

Explore current issues and developments in construction around adapting to manage through a pandemic while protecting the workforce and profits.

2020 Fall
1 section