Building Code Enforcement Degree (BCD.AAS)

Preparation for technical occupations in building code enforcement. The program includes study of principles, emphasizing construction materials and methods, principles of construction codes, legal authority and enforcement techniques. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework.

All students must demonstrate a minimum math competency equivalent to Elementary Algebra (MTH 095) to fulfill the AAS degree requirement.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
BCD 101 Introduction to Codes Enforcement 3
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
BLD 101 Construction Materials and Methods I-Wood 4
BLD 105 Print Reading for Building Construction 3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
Cluster 2 Credits
BCD 201 Decision Making in Code Enforcement 3
BCD 103 Residential Concrete and Framing Inspections 3
BCD 109 Property Maintenance 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
ENG 121 Technical Business Writing 3
Cluster 3 Credits
BLD 103 Construction Materials and Methods V- Home Energy Dynamics 3.5
BCD 104 Residential Plumbing Inspections 3
BCD 106 Mechanical Inspections 3
BCD 225 Light Commercial Inspection 3
GROUP V Science Elective 4
Cluster 4 Credits
BCD 105 Residential Electrical Inspections 3
BCD 108 Building Construction Fire Science 3
BCD 202 Plan Review 3
BLD or BCD Course From Building Construction Electives Below [1]
Course From Building Code Enforcement Electives Below [1]
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
Cluster 5 Credits
BCD 230 Internship 3
Minimum for Degree: 64.5

Building Construction Electives (Select at least 10 hours)

BLD 210 Renovate Energy Efficient Green Home 5
BLD 220 Build Energy Efficient Green Home I 6
BLD 221 Build Energy Efficient Green Home II 6
BCD 190 International Energy Code 3
BCD 230 Internship 3
BCD 239 Green Building Inspections 3

For more information contact Eugene Damiani, Program Coordinator, at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2292, Room 2368, Main Campus.