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Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management

The Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management is a two-year program of study to prepare for entry-level positions in Construction Management with an emphasis on the science and technology of construction. Graduates enter the field ready for positions both in the field and in the office. Entrepreneurship is also explored and graduates are prepared to take the Louisiana State Licensing Board – General Contractors Exam.

Learning Outcomes

Recipients of Associate Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management will demonstrate:

  1. Understanding and mastery of the important tenants of the construction industry, the career options and the education or training requirements for those careers including safety requirements, legal issues and laws.
  2. Competence in using information about the properties of construction materials, and material and systems applications to supervise or manage construction projects.
  3. Proficiency in preparation and interpretation of construction graphics, use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to prepare construction drawings and project management applications for BIM.
  4. Skill development in the engineering requirements for construction management.
  5. Ability to manage the bid proposal and project delivery process including estimating, planning, procurement, scheduling, and fiscal control;

Specific Degree Information

Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor concerning required courses and sequencing for this degree.

This program is accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). In order to be eligible for graduation from this program transfer students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 technical credit hours from Bossier Parish Community College.

This program requires a completion of an off-campus internship.

Required courses for the Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management


Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
CONS 100: Introduction to Building Construction 3
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
CONS 140: Construction Safety and the OSHA Standards  3
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I  3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
or MATH 111:   Precalculus Algebra
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
MATH 112: Trigonometry 3
CONS 101: Materials and Methods I and Lab 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
CONS 150: Construction Contracting and Laws  3
CONS 160: Construction Graphics and Specifications and Lab 3
    15
     
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
PHYS 201: General Physics I 3
PHYS 201L: General Physics I Lab 1
CONS 102: Materials and Methods II  and Lab 3
CONS 220: Construction Estimating and Lab 4
TEED 171: Graphics Modeling I 3
CONS 210: Construction Surveying with Lab  3
    17
     
Second Semester Hours
POSC 202: State and Local Government  3
CONS 200: Sustainable Construction Science 3
or CONS 205:   Mechanical and Plumbing Systems
SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I 3
CONS 230: Statics and Strengths of Materials and Lab 3
CONS 250: Construction Management I and Lab 3
CONS 280: Construction Management Internship  1
    16
Total credit hours  63

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