Construction Management (A.A.S.)

The degree will prepare students for immediate employment in entry level jobs in the industry . Graduates of the program will acquire basic knowledge and skills in administrative procedures, resource management and construction processes for building and heavy construction as well as 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 .

Learning Outcomes

In addition to acquiring 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, specifications, codes and ordinances.
  2. Understand and conduct quantity take-off processes using manual mathematical models/techniques and take-off 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
Intro to Software Applications
3
Composition
3
Trigonometry with Embedded Algebra
4
Construction Graphics/Quantity Takeoff
3
Computer-Aided Drafting/Lab
3
SECOND SEMESTER (13 Credits)
CREDITS
Composition and Literature
3
Building Construction Systems
3
Principles of Financial Accounting
4
____ ____ Technical Elective
3
THIRD SEMESTER (15 Credits)
CREDITS
†ARC* 221^ Contracts and Specifications
3
____ ____ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
Construction Estimating
3
Principles of Microeconomics
3
____ ____
Technical Elective
3
FOURTH SEMESTER (16-17 Credits)
CREDITS
Surveying  4
Construction Project Management
3
Environmental Systems
3
Business Internship
3
____ ____
Science Elective
3-4
TOTAL CREDITS
60/61
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.
Technical Electives:

ARC*229 Structures
ARC*205 Advanced CAD
ARC*108 Building Materials
ARC*223 Blueprint Reading
ARC*227 Codes and Ordinances

Members of Carpenter’s Union may be able to receive credit for previous work done in union training programs

CONTACT

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

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