Associate of Applied Science in Construction

Program Description

The objective of this program is to prepare the student to work in a leadership role in the building construction field.  The program coursework will include 60 credits and will fulfill the general education requirements for an Associate degree and specific coursework in construction.  The program is designed to train the student through the construction timeline of a building project.  The student will learn construction materials, site construction, foundation, and concrete construction, building framing construction, masonry construction, plumbing construction, HVAC construction, envelope construction, electrical construction as well as construction drawings, mechanics, leadership development, technical communication, and accounting practices for the industry.

The student will work daily with construction drawings, construction specifications and product specifications acutely preparing them for actual field conditions. The students will be ready to engage in the work that increasingly involves automation, AI, robots, technology, and the global business landscape. In addition, General Education credits per the standards of the Department of Education for an AAS degree are included. The Associate of Applied Science in Construction program devotes 35% (21 out of 60 credits) of its instruction to General Education with at least one Humanities/Fine Arts, one Math/Hard Science, and one Behavioral Science.

This program will be taught online using Basecamp as the secure correspondence platform.  Each semester will have five 3-credit classes for a total of 15 credits per semester. Each class will be 4 months long with 30-45 lessons and assignments.  STONEPILE llc will offer 3 semesters per year: fall, spring, summer.  Each credit will cost $200. A part-time student as a maximum of 4 years to complete the program.

Program Overview

  • Program: Associate of Applied Science in Construction.
  • Start Date: 7 September 2020
  • Tuition: $200 per credit
  • Total Credits: 60 semester hours
Tuition Books Technology Total Cost (2 years)
$12,000 $1,000 $400 $13,400

Delivery Method: 100% Online/Distance Education

  • Each semester will have five 3-credit classes for a total of 15 credits per semester.
  • Each class will be 4 months long with 30-45 lessons and assignments.
  • Stonepile will offer 3 semesters per year: fall, spring, summer.


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Semester 4
Semester 1
  • 161      Site Construction & Construction Materials
  • 162      Foundation & Concrete Construction
  • 101      English Literature and Composition
  • 111      Analytic Geometry and Trigonometry
  • 191      Construction Practicum 1 (field lab for 161 and 162)
Semester 2
  • 171      Building Framing Construction
  • 131      Psychology – Critical Thinking, Values, Leadership
  • 164      Masonry Construction
  • 112      Accounting
  • 192      Construction Practicum 2 (field lab for 164 and 171)
Semester 3
  • 271      Construction Drawings & International Building Code
  • 221      Physical Science – Mechanics & Statics
  • 281      Plumbing Construction
  • 282      HVAC Construction
  • 291      Construction Practicum 3 (field lab for 281 and 282)
Semester 4
  • 272      Envelope Construction
  • 201      Communication – Digital Composition
  • 231      Psychology – Leadership Development
  • 284      Electrical Construction
  • 292      Construction Practicum 4 (field lab for 272 and 284)