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    ARE YOU READY FOR A JOB IN

    BUILDING INSPECTION AND CODE ENFORCEMENT TECHNOLOGY?
    Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
    Certificate of Proficiency (CP)

    Train for a new career by building on your construction experience.

    STLCC offers the ONLY AAS in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement in Missouri.

    Currently employed? Degree options and evening classes make it convenient to update your skill set.

  • The STLCC Advantage

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    Choose the degree option that fits your career goals:

    • Associate in Applied Science Degree in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology
      • Accelerate your career by formalizing your academic credentials
      • 68-credit-hour program
        • Managerial training
        • Communication skills
        • Updated knowledge of building code requirements
    • Certificate of Proficiency in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology
      • 32-credit-hour program
      • Designed for current building inspectors, code enforcement officials, and individuals with experience in the construction industry
      • Students learn to approve architectural plans and specifications, award work permits and inspect new construction as it progresses
      • Additionally, students become knowledgeable in inspection techniques, soils, architectural materials, plumbing and electrical systems, heating and ventilation systems, and municipal fire safety regulations
      • Credits apply toward your AAS
    • Certificate of Proficiency in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology – Housing Inspection Option
      • 33-credit-hour program
      • Housing inspectors perform inspections on existing homes to ensure they meet local and national codes
      • This program is specifically designed for those in the housing inspection field, enabling you to formalize your credential and update your knowledge of code requirements
      • Credits apply toward your AAS
    Small class size and a focus on hands-on activity.

    Master the skills necessary for future career success. The STLCC curriculum helps students improve their written and oral communication skills, key factors in career advancement.

    Faculty: STLCC is a longtime leader in the fields of civil engineering and construction, and you’ll learn from seasoned professionals. All of our instructors worked in the industry and bring that experience to the classroom.

    Stackable: If you’ve earned a certificate of specialization in Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology or Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology: Housing Inspection Option, your credits can apply towards your AAS degree.

    Convenience: Evening and day classes are available.

    More than one million students have attended STLCC. It’s the largest institute of higher education in the region, and the second largest in Missouri.

    To find out if STLCC is right for you, we invite you to visit. You can meet with one of our faculty members, tour the campus, and get answers to questions. Click Here 

  • Career Opportunities

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    Graduates of this program are employed by:

    • Municipal governments
    • National and state agencies
    • Private firms

    Jobs in this field are expected to grow up to 18 percent by 2016, according to the U.S. Occupational Outlook Handbook.

    Job Resources:

    Gainful Employment Data
  • Estimated Expenses and Financial Aid

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    STLCC provides a top quality education at a much more affordable cost than for-profit institutions.

    • St. Louis Community College provides a comprehensive financial aid program funded by federal, state and private agencies. READ MORE
    • STLCC provides a Net Price Calculator to help students estimate costs. READ MORE
    • For information on STLCC Scholarships READ MORE
    • For more information on expenses incurred as part of this program, please contact the program coordinator.
    • FAFSA Apply online
  • Students and Faculty

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    Richard S. Unger, P.E.
    Program Coordinator
    Phone: 314-513-4319
    E-mail: runger@stlcc.edu

  • Program Curriculum and RAP

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    Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology (AAS, CP) 68 Credits

    ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE
    Program Total: 68 credits
    I. Career General Education 24 credits
    ENG:101 English Composition I 3
    ENG:103 Report Writing 3
    COM:101 Oral Communication I 3
    CHM:114 Industrial Chemistry 3
    MTH:124 Technical Mathematics I 3
    PSI:101 Physical Science Lecture I 3
    XXX:xxx Missouri State Requirement 3
    SOC:101 Introduction to Sociology 3
     
    II. Physical Education Activity 2 credits
    III. Area of Concentration 42 credits
    BIC:101 Basic Building Inspection Techniques 3
    BIC:103 Building Codes and Ordinances 3
    BIC:200 Plumbing and Mechanical Inspection 4
    BIC:201 Electrical Inspection 2
    BIC:202 Administration of Building Regulations 3
    BIC:203 Plan Review I (Non-structural) 3
    BIC:204 Plan Review II (Structural) 3
    BIC:205 Soils, Grading and Waste Water Control 3
    CE:116 Construction Blueprint Reading 3
    FIR:105 Inspection and Fire Prevention 3
    FIR:210 Architectural Structural
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    ME:135 Mechanics-Statics 3
    ME:243 Strength of Materials 3
    MGT:204 Business Organization and Management 3
    CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY
    Program Total: 32 credits
    XXX:xxx Building Inspection, or Fire Protection,
    or Mechanical Engineering Electives
    from AAS degrees
    23
    XXX:xxx Approved Electives from AAS degree 9
    Recommended Academic Plan (AAS)
    Check the Recommended Academic Plan, or RAP, for the suggested semester-by-semester course schedule. This map is designed to help keep you on track for a timely graduation.
    Recommended Academic Plan (CP)
    Check the Recommended Academic Plan, or RAP, for the suggested semester-by-semester course schedule. This map is designed to help keep you on track for a timely graduation.

    Course offerings depend on adequate enrollment.

    We invite you to meet with an STLCC advisor for one-on-one help in planning your pathway to this rewarding career. Click Here

     

    Related Programs
    Civil Engineering Technology
    Construction Office Management
    Sustainable Construction 

  • Additional Information

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    Location

    The Building Inspection and Code Enforcement Technology AAS and CP programs are offered at our Forest Park and Florissant Valley campuses. In addition students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.

     

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