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4790 Home and Building Remodeling: Career Associate

Students complete the Home and Building Remodeling certificate and are able to continue their studies to obtain an associate in applied science degree.  The degree program delivers introductory training in a wide variety of applications in home and building remodeling.  At the same time, students engage in simulated work activities involving remodeling, or restoration of existing structures. To meet their unique career goals, students select technical elective courses that develop specialized skills in such disciplines as exterior finishing, electrical wiring, plumbing, customer service, and air conditioning systems.  The program can be completed at the Harrisburg Campus’s Midtown location. Some of the required courses are available at the York Campus.

Graduates of the program find entry-level employment with local remodeling and construction contractors as carpenters, finish carpenters, masonry technicians, HVAC helpers, roofers, siding installers, and drywall installers.

This curriculum is designed to prepare students to:

  • Use basic hand tools and equipment of the trade
  • Read construction prints
  • Apply proper construction materials and processes
  • Work safely in a construction environment
  • Demonstrate construction skills in work application
  • Solve math problems related to the trade
  • Write and speak effectively
  • Appreciate accomplishments in arts and sciences
Program Guide (pdf)
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Widener University: Home Building and Remodeling into Professional Studies (pdf)
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