Use this guide to find library resources for your architecture/construction classes and general course assignments. The tabs across the top of the guide will give you access to our own Ivy Tech library resources, as well as carefully selected open web sources that you will find useful. This is a selective listing of resources and should be supplemented through interaction with your instructors and the college library staff. You can find out about other library resources and services at the Library tab in Campus Connect.
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The construction industry has placed new demands on the building industry. There is a need for employees skilled in estimating, writing specifications for building plans, layout and assembly of residential steel framing, and building restoration and renovation.
This program will give you the knowledge and skills necessary for job success either as a self-employed business person, or as an employee in home improvement centers, plumbing and electrical contractor, carpentry trades, or many other phases within the construction industry.
The Construction Technology program prepares students for technical careers in the building construction industry. These careers may be in new construction, restoration, renovation, remodeling, additions or services in residential, commercial, institutional or industrial construction market areas with an emphasis on sustainability. The curriculum is focused on meeting industry standards for producing competent graduates.