Construction Management (CERTIFICATE)

This certificate will prepare students for immediate employment in entry level jobs in the industry. Graduates of the program will acquire basic knowledge and skills in sustainable construction, administrative procedures, resource management and construction processes for building. Further, graduates will have the ability to utilize construction documents for quantity take-offs, to participate in construction job-site office meetings and to provide related documentation and correspondence. All of the credits in this certificate are directly transferable into the Construction Management A.S. and A.A.S. degree programs at Capital.


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Interpret and effectively utilize construction and construction-related documents including reference materials, contracts, specifications, codes and ordinances
  2. Understand and conduct quantity take-off processes using manual mathematical models/techniques and takeoff software
  3. Estimate construction costs for bidding and other purposes and assess the appropriateness of various construction methods, materials and environmental systems in specific situations
  4. Understand the theory and use of construction tools and/or equipment, including those related to testing and measurement
  5. Demonstrate manual drafting skills
  6. Display the knowledge and skills required in the planning and management of a construction project including use of project software
  7. Identify and resolve problems related to aspects of construction management
CTC* 140 Construction Graphics/Quantity Takeoff 3
CTC* 222^ Building Construction Systems 3
CTC* 229^ Construction Estimating 3
ARC* 240^ Environmental Systems 3
ACC* 115 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
CSA* 105 Introduction to Software Applications 3
ENG* 101 Composition 3
 ___ ___ Technical Elective 3
 ___ ___ Math Elective 3


Basia Dellaripa
Program Coordinator, Construction Management
Room 1115
(860) 906-5175

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