Construction Management, Associate of Applied Science
This degree option provides opportunities for a concentration in Construction Management. It is designed to provide education and training for jobs ranging from construction technician to construction manager. It provides education for foremen, superintendents, project managers, estimators, inspectors, and owners in construction. Students who choose this curriculum and desire to transfer courses to a four-year institution should check with the program coordinator and/or an academic advisor. While many courses will transfer, certain specialized courses may not.
Courses may be taken in any sequence as long as course prerequisites are met. Some courses may be offered in alternate semesters only. See course descriptions to find which semester the class is offered.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- read, visualize, and interpret construction documents, including drawings, specifications, conditions and contracts, and analyze how they work together as a unified whole;
- identify, describe, and select construction materials and methods used in residential and commercial construction;
- apply various math formulas related to areas, volumes, and quantities of materials as well as formulas for construction costs including: time, labor, material, equipment, and finance;
- assemble and input construction information into various computer software to help control the construction process;
- examine different methods of communication, problem-solving, and decision-making;
- identify and interpret safety and health regulations as they pertain to construction; and
- analyze how to be an effective Construction Manager.