Construction Technologies

The Benson High School Marketing - Entrepreneurship Program is for students wanting to pursue a college business degree or start their own business in the future. This program has produced several Arizona FBLA State Champions along with four FBLA National Conference top ten teams. 

The Construction Technologies Program Course Sequence is as follows:
  • Construction Core (9th - 11th Grade)
  • Construction Technology 1 (10th - 12th Grade)
  • Construction Technology 2 (11th - 12th Grade)
 
Construction Core
Requirements: 9th-11th Grade  
Year-Long Course: 1 Credit  
Course Prerequisite: None                        
Degree of Difficulty: Average

Students will be expected to use plans, design their own plans and create material lists for ordering purposes. Students will work extensively with both hand tools and power tools. 

Construction Technology 1
 Requirements:   10th –12th Grade  
 Year-Long Course:   1 Credit  
 Course Prerequisite:    Construction Core  
 Degree of Difficulty:      High  

These students will design and draw their own plans, create a materials list and build the plan on their own or in a small group. Projects will include small to medium sized structures that include framing, roofing, siding, insulation, and finish work. Students will work extensively with both hand tools and power tools. This class may meet off-site during production of structures.

Construction Technology 2 (Cochise College Duel Credit Option - BCT 102)
Requirements: 11th –12th Grade  
Year-Long Course: 
1 Credits BHS - 3 Credits Cochise College  
Course Prerequisite: Construction Tech 1  
Degree of Difficulty:   High  

These students will design and draw their own plans, create a materials list and build the plan in a small group or as a class project. Projects will include medium to full sized structures that include all phases of residential construction including: framing, roofing, siding, insulation, plumbing, electrical, concrete, masonry, and finish work. Students will work extensively with hand tools, power tools and construction tools. This class may meet off-site during production.