Archived Curriculum

Construction Management AAS Degree

Construction Management is an exciting major that can lead graduates into several areas of concentration. Entry level jobs can be found in the fields of commercial, residential, or highway/heavy construction. The functions of construction management typically include:

  • Identifying project objectives
  • Estimating job costs and requirements
  • Planning, budgeting, and scheduling of labor, materials and equipment
  • Selecting contractors and setting performance goals
  • Assuring quality standards in construction
  • Overseeing project safety

Coursework for the program includes identifying construction material, estimating, scheduling, Basic AutoCAD, project management, mechanical and electrical systems planning, construction documents and basic safety requirements.

Candidates must have good communication skills, management skills, a good work ethic and a dedication to quality.

Upon successful completion of the program, students can enter the job market or have the opportunity to further their education in a Bachelors degree program at the university level.  Courses are designed for ease of transferability.  Contact your transfer university for information.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Graduates of the Construction Management program will be able to:

  1. Communicate well verbally and in writing
  2. Work well in a team environment
  3. Manage projects appropriately in order to meet deadlines
  4. Demonstrate professionalism and ethical work habits
  5. Follow appropriate industry safety standards
  6. Plan for commercial construction mechanical and electrical systems
  7. Assist in the selection of building materials commonly used in construction projects
  8. Utilize and occasionally develop drawings, blueprints, surveys, contracts and other documents commonly used in construction projects
  9. Estimate materials and costs associated with construction projects
  10. Work with software applications commonly used in the construction industry
  11. Develop a working knowledge of applicable codes and standards
  12. Schedule and coordinate materials delivery, contractors, and other relevant construction site activities

Degree Plan 69 semester credit hours

Course Course Title Sem. Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester:
CNST 1361 Construction Management I 3
ENGR 1304 Engineering Graphics I 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences I (Finite Math) 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
  15 sem. hrs
Freshman Year, Second Semester:
ENGT 2304 Materials & Methods for Engineering Technology 3
DFTG 1493 Special Topics in Civil Drafting and Civil Engineering 4
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
MATH 1316 Trigonometry 3
CNST 2321 Mechanical & Electrical Systems 3
  16 sem. hrs
Summer I:
Visual/Performing Arts Elective from AAS General Education Course List 3
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4
  7 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, First Semester:
CNST 2351 Construction Estimating I 3
CNST 2341 Construction Documents 3
PHYS 1401 General Physics I 4
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I - Financial 3
MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus 3
  16 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, Second Semester:
SRVY 1401 Introduction to Surveying 4
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
CNBT 1210 Basic Construction Safety 2
BUSI 2301 Business Law 3
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3
  15 sem. hrs

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