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Home Maintenance and Repair: General Residential Contractor


**Program Inactivated**

This certificate has been inactivated, and no new students are being accepted into the program.

What can I do with this certificate?

Career options: After acquiring the B – General Residential Contractor license, perform home construction as a General Building Contractor capable of working on any part of a residence with the exception of some specialized areas such as electrical and plumbing.

Academic options: Continue your studies by taking classes toward the Building and Construction Trades advanced certificate or associate’s degree with a possible concentration in Construction Management, Carpentry or Facilities Maintenance.

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Program Requirements

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
BCT 101 Principles of Construction 3
BCT 102 Building Materials 3
BCT 105* Professionalism in Service, Construction Math, Basic Rigging 3
BCT 107* Basic Safety, Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint Reading 3
BCT 120 Blueprint Reading for Construction 3
BCT 123 Concrete/Masonry 3
BCT 145 Carpentry I 4
BCT 202 Construction Business Management 3
BCT 286 International Residential Code (IRC) I 3
Total 28

* BCT 100, 112, and 115 substitute for BCT 105. BCT 111, 113, and 114 substitute for BCT 107.