Sep 26, 2023  
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Construction Technology (AAS), General Construction Concentration

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School of Applied Technologies (AT)

  • The Construction Technology program offers courses of study in carpentry that are designed to provide students with the skills necessary to gain employment in a related construction or maintenance field.
  • Carpentry classes meet in on- and off-campus labs designed for the practical study of residential and commercial construction, including blueprint reading, framing and the International Residential Code.

See Recommended Sequence of Courses

Special Requirements

Students must be able to lift 50 pounds. Students may work in various internal and external environments and should be free of chronic respiratory diseases and allergies. Most employers require a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Fees: Course fees are published in the Schedule of Classes. These fees cover the cost of tools required for lab activities.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations


Career and Educational Opportunities

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions predicts a continued increase in the demand for construction workers. In recent years, over 90 percent of Construction Technology graduates have obtained employment.

For the graduation policy refer to the Graduating from CNM section, or the Students tab in my CNM.

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites

Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology, General Construction Concentration 68-69 credit hours

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