Construction Management

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Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02881)

Designed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge for employment within the construction industry. The construction manager is an integral member of the building team and requires a broad range of professional knowledge in the areas of construction methods and materials, building codes, cost analysis and control, construction scheduling, and consulting with the design professions during initial planning stages of a building program. Areas in which graduates of this program might work include general contracting, project management for developers, facilities management, and design-and-build architecture firms.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Demonstrate an ability to apply problem solving strategies and integrate technical knowledge.
Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ACCT 101 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I 4
ARCH 115 GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION FOR ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS 3
CI 90 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3
 Units10
Second Semester
ARCH 165 ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE I 3
ARCH 200 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN 3
CI 60 BUILDING CODES I 3
 Units9
Third Semester
ARCH 235 STRUCTURES 3
ARCH 265 ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE II 3
CI 80 SOILS ENGINEERING 3
 Units9
Fourth Semester
ARCH 266 ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE III 2
BUS 140 BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS 3
CI 65 BUILDING CODES II 3
 Units8
 Total Units36
Recommended Electives
ARCH 205ADVANCED ARCHITECTURAL CAD3
ARCH 222ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS2
CI 70INSPECTION OF ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS AND STRUCTURAL INSPECTION3

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.