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Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management

Program Mission:

The Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management provides the graduate with knowledge and applied technical skills needed to enter and be successful construction management or construction entrepreneurship.

Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Understanding of the construction industry, the career options and the education or training requirements for those careers including safety requirements and laws;
  2. Ability to use information about the properties of construction materials, and the use and application of construction materials to supervise or manage construction projects;
  3. Mastery of important issues for construction contracts, bid processes, laws and regulations governing the construction industry and knowledge of personal safety, as well as the OSHA requirements,
  4. Ability to interpret construction graphics, specifications, and other documents; and to communicate graphically when required;
  5. Proficiency in the fundamental skills of plane surveying; knowledge of the equilibrium mechanics of stationary bodies, and the ability of a material to withstand an applied stress without failure.
  6. Ability to prepare a complete estimate for a residential or commercial building to arrive at a profitable bid;
  7. Ability to manage the project delivery process, including coordination of the diverse activities found in a construction project with planning, scheduling, and fiscal control;
  8. Ability to communicate effectively with design consultants to manage changes and redirection of the project as required during the construction phase; and the ability to communicate effectively with project owner, colleagues and employees; and work efficiently and effectively with other construction personnel.

Specific Degree Information:

The Associate of Applied Science in Construction Technology and Management is a 63-semester hour, two-year curriculum emphasizing skills and knowledge essential for employment or articulation to a four-year institution leading to a management position in the construction business.

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 111: Precalculus Algebra 3
Second Semester Hours
MATH 112: Trigonometry 3
PHYS 201: General Physics I 3
PHYS 201L: General Physics I Lab 1
CONS 101: Materials and Methods I 3
CONS 150: Construction Contracting and Laws  3
CONS 160: Construction Graphics and Specifications 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
CONS 102: Materials and Methods II  3
CONS 200: Sustainable Construction Science 3
or CONS 205:   Mechanical and Plumbing Systems
POSC 202: State and Local Government  3
MATH 250: Calculus I 3
CONS 220: Construction Estimating with Lab 4
Second Semester Hours
CONS 210: Construction Surveying with Lab  3
TEED 171: Building Information Modeling I 3
CONS 230: Statics and Strengths of Materials  3
CONS 250: Construction Management I 3
  Foreign Language Elective 3
CONS 280: Construction Management Internship  1
Total credit hours  63

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