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Residential Remodeling and Design (BP/EP) Associate in Applied Science Degree

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Residential Remodeling and Design program prepares students for a career in the remodeling industry. The program is designed to prepare students to take on a renovation project from start to finish, starting with the initial assessment of the property and preparing an estimate, to choosing proper materials, to the actual renovation process. Professional in this field will make improvements, repairs and renovations to homes in order to improve their aesthetics and increase their monetary value. Some Home Remodeling firms invest in old or damaged houses, renovate them and sell them for profit. Home Remodeling professionals need to ensure that the remodeled homes meet specific building code requirements and pass inspection by an authorized agent to ensure safety.

Award Outcomes

Practice Safe Work habits.

Operate tools and equipment correctly.

Interpret blueprints and applicable building codes.

Utilize computers and CAD software for plan development and research.

Identify materials used in residential construction.

Construct floor, wall, and roof systems.

Install interior and exterior finishes.

Apply various moisture and vapor management techniques.

Install doors and windows.

Discuss outmoded building systems.

Apply cabinet design, construction, and installation techniques.

Demonstrate professionalism with clients and the allied trades.

Understand elements of project coordination

Career Opportunities

This program is designed to prepare students to enter the residential remodeling field. Graduates may find employment with remodeling contractors or weatherization firms. A program graduate may advance to the position of crew supervisor or job superintendent. They may start their own business specializing in general remodeling or in a certain areas of remodeling such as kitchens or bathrooms. Graduates of the program may also go into related fields of work such as sales, lumber yard management, building inspection or factory representative.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 28 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CARP1101Introduction to Residential Construction

2

CARP1111Floor and Wall Framing

5

CARP1140Engineered Roof Systems

2

CARP1180Stair Framing

2

CARP1240Exterior Finishes

4

CARP1511Insulation and Drywall

3

CARP1710Stair Finishing

2

CARP1720Interior Trim

4

CARP1810Residential Blueprint Reading

1

CARP1820Residential Estimating

2

 

CARP1830Building Code

1

or

ARCH1340Building Codes: Commercial

2

General Education Required 15 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Choose 15 Credits from MnTC General Education in three different Goal Areas.

15

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 17 Credits

Choose 17 Credits from ARCH, CARP, CBTG, HVAC, LNDC or IBEM

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 60

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CARP1101Introduction to Residential Construction

2

CARP1111Floor and Wall Framing

5

CARP1140Engineered Roof Systems

2

CARP1240Exterior Finishes

4

CARP1511Insulation and Drywall

3

CARP1810Residential Blueprint Reading

1

Total Credits 17

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
CARP1180Stair Framing

2

CARP1710Stair Finishing

2

CARP1720Interior Trim

4

CARP1820Residential Estimating

2

CARP1830Building Code

1

or

ARCH1340Building Codes: Commercial

2

Total Credits 11

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Technical Studies Electives

8

Choose 8 Credits from the MnTC Goal Area Courses

8

Total Credits 16

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Technical Studies Electives

9

Choose 7 Credits from the MnTC Goal Area Courses

7

Total Credits 16

Technical Studies Electives

Choose 17 credits from Architectural Technology (ARCH), Carpentry (CARP), Woodworking Technology (CBTG), Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Landscape and Horticulture Careers (LNDC), or Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance (IBEM).

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Choose a Total of: 17 Credits

Graduation (60 Credits)

The required 15 credits of General Education must satisfy at least 3 different MnTC Goal Areas.

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found on the Hennepin Technical College website at hennepintech.edu, under Future Students and Transfer.

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.

 

5/30/2018 : BP 3210 / EP 3211