In this one-year certificate program, students learn the skills required in the construction industry. Students actually build a house while learning skills in carpentry, foundations, framing, roofing, exterior finishing, interior finishing and cabinet making.

Progression: To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.0) or better. A grade of "C" or higher is required in each CAV course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general requirements):

Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT.
Score a 60.5 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 42.5 or above on the Algebra Section.
Earn a "C" or above in Writing Skills (ENG 1103) and a "C" or above in Introductory Algebra (MAT 1204).

Complete 15 semester hours with a "C" average or above from an accredited college or university and earn a grade of "C" in Introductory Algebra (MAT 1204).  Developmental coursework does not satisfy this requirement.