Architecture and Construction CTE Cluster

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Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways in the Architecture and Construction CTE Cluster lead to a credential for employment (certificate, diploma, or degree). Prepare for a career in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.

Available Pathways

Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton and online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school. Classes are organized into pathways and align with the K-12 curriculum and Career and College Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education. The following CTE pathways are available to eligible high school juniors, and seniors.


CourseCreditsPrerequisitesSemester offered (SPCC Campus)
AHR 110: Intro to Refrigeration5NoneFall
AHR 111: HVACR Electricity3NoneSpring
AHR 112: Heating Technology4NoneFall
AHR 113: Comfort Cooling4NoneFall
AHR 140: All Weather Systems2AHR 112 or 113Fall
Total Credits18  


CourseCreditsPrerequisitesSemester offered (SPCC Campus)
ELC 131: Circuit Analysis I4NoneFall
ELC 131A: Circuit Analysis I Lab1ELC 131 (coreq)Fall
ELC 117: Motors and Controls4NoneSpring
ELC 128: Intro to PLC3NoneSpring
ELC 113: Residential Wiring4NoneSpring
ELC 118: National Electric Code2NoneFall
Total Credits18  
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