Construction Craft Laborer, AAS

LABR.AAS.V08

Program Overview

The Construction Craft Laborer degree is earned in cooperation with the trade union 751 training centers in Illinois. The student will earn credit for the certificate courses while attending courses at specific training facilities and learning the various skills that are required. This degree typically is not designed for transfer.

Additional Program Information

LABR courses are registered for at Local 751 headquarters before the student is sent out on a training assignment.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

LABR 1103Craft Orientation

3 Credits

LABR 1123Mason Tending

3 Credits

LABR 1142Concrete Practice Fundamentals

2 Credits

LABR 1163Asphalt Tech and Construction

3 Credits

LABR 2113Lead Base Paint Abatement

3 Credits

LABR 2133Principles of Pipelaying

3 Credits

LABR 2213Landscape Maintenance

3 Credits

LABR 2233Blueprint Reading

3 Credits

LABR 2313Construction Surveying

3 Credits

LABR 2333Bridge Construction

3 Credits

LABR 2416Hazardous Waste Management

6 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

BSNS 2423Internship Experience

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:43

General education

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

Life Science, Physical Science, or Mathematics Course

3-4 Credits

Choose the Social and Behavioral Science course from the General education courses for Applied Science Degrees.

Choose the Life Science, Physical Science or Mathematics course from the General education courses for Applied Science Degrees.

Choose two

ENGL 1413Fundamentals of Writing

3 Credits

BSNS 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

SPCH 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

A higher level English course can be substituted.

Choose one

MATH 1113Technical Mathematics I

3 Credits

MATH 1123Technical Mathematics II

3 Credits

MATH 1414Basic Algebra

4 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

A higher level mathematics course can be substituted.

Electives

Electives

6 Credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Choose from any of these prefixes: CNST, COGT, ENGR, ELTR, MCHN, MAFT and WELD.

Total Credit Hours: 64

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

LABR 1103Craft Orientation

3 Credits

LABR 1123Mason Tending

3 Credits

LABR 1142Concrete Practice Fundamentals

2 Credits

LABR 1163Asphalt Tech and Construction

3 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

Spring semester

LABR 2113Lead Base Paint Abatement

3 Credits

LABR 2133Principles of Pipelaying

3 Credits

LABR 2213Landscape Maintenance

3 Credits

LABR 2233Blueprint Reading

3 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2 Credits

Fall semester

LABR 2313Construction Surveying

3 Credits

LABR 2333Bridge Construction

3 Credits

LABR 2416Hazardous Waste Management

6 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

Spring semester

BSNS 2423Internship Experience

3 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

Technical Elective

3 Credits

Technical Elective

3 Credits

Program Cost

Minimum credit hours required for completion: 64
Tuition and fees - $147.00 per cred hour 147.00
$9,408.00
Lab fees:
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 10.00
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 25.00
ELTR 1402 Industrial Safety 110.00
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 5.00
150.00
150.00
Books:
BSNS 1603 Business Communications 191.40
COSC 1513 Introduction to Information Processing 208.35
ENGL 1413 Fundamentals of Writing 84.95
MATH 1123 Technical Mathematics II 226.70
711.40
711.40
TOTAL $10,269.40
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