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

LABR 1123Mason Tending

3

LABR 1142Concrete Practice Fundamentals

2

LABR 1163Asphalt Tech and Construction

3

LABR 2113Lead Base Paint Abatement

3

LABR 2133Principles of Pipelaying

3

LABR 2213Landscape Maintenance

3

LABR 2233Blueprint Reading

3

LABR 2313Construction Surveying

3

LABR 2333Bridge Construction

3

LABR 2416Hazardous Waste Management

6

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2

BSNS 2423Internship Experience

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:43

General education

MATH 1103Technical Mathematics

3

Social and Behavioral Science Course

3 Credits

Life Science, Physical Science, or Mathematics Course

3-4 Credits

A higher level mathematics course can be substituted for MATH 1103.

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

COMM 1553Introductory Speech

3 Credits

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

A higher level English 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

LABR 1123Mason Tending

3

LABR 1142Concrete Practice Fundamentals

2

LABR 1163Asphalt Tech and Construction

3

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

General Education Elective

3 Credits

Spring semester

LABR 2113Lead Base Paint Abatement

3

LABR 2133Principles of Pipelaying

3

LABR 2213Landscape Maintenance

3

LABR 2233Blueprint Reading

3

General Education Elective

3 Credits

ELTR 1402Industrial Safety

2

Fall semester

LABR 2313Construction Surveying

3

LABR 2333Bridge Construction

3

LABR 2416Hazardous Waste Management

6

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

Outcomes

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