Construction Management (A.S.)

The degree will prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate degree programs in the field. Upon completion of a baccalaureate degree, they will have the necessary skills and knowledge to enter careers in construction, operation and/or maintenance of the built environment and global infrastructure. Graduates of this program will have technical and analysis skills from consideration of complex projects and systems that will position them for success in many fields.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

In addition to acquiring the general education competencies, upon completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Interpret and effectively utilize construction and construction-related documents including reference materials, contracts and specifications.
  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 surveying, testing and measurement.
  5. Demonstrate manual and computer 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.

 

FIRST SEMESTER (16 Credits)
CREDITS
†CSA* 105 Intro to Software Applications  3
†CAD* 112/113^ Computer-aided Drafting/Lab  3
†ENG* 101 Composition  3
†MAT*184 Trigonometry with Embedded Algebra  4
CTC* 140 ^ Construction Graphics/Quantity Takeoff  3
SECOND SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
†ENG* 102 Composition and Literature  3
†CTC* 222^ Building Construction Systems  3
† ___ ___ History Elective  3
 ___ ___ Humanities Elective  3
PSY* 111 General Psychology I  3
THIRD SEMESTER (13 Credits)
CREDITS
 ___ ___ Fine Arts Elective  3
†ACC* 115 Principles of Financial Accounting  4
†CTC* 229^ Construction Estimating  3
†ARC* 221 Contracts and Specifications  3
FOURTH SEMESTER (16 Credits)
CREDITS
† CHE* 111 Concepts of Chemistry I  4
†CTC* 220^ Construction Project Management  3
†ARC* 240^ Environmental Systems  3
†ECN* 102 Principles of Microeconomics  3
† BMG* 202 Principles of Management  3
TOTAL CREDITS
 60
The symbol (†) indicates a prerequisite needs to be met
^ All CTC courses are only offered once a year in the term (Fall or Spring) marked.

CONTACT

Basia Dellaripa
Program Coordinator
Construction Management
Room 1115
bdellaripa@capitalcc.edu
(860) 906-5175

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