Residential Construction Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree
CM13

Program Description
The residential construction management degree helps prepare you for a leadership position in the construction industry. Graduates of this associate degree program are prepared to quickly grow into such leadership positions as contractors and subcontractors, construction superintendents, job supervisors, and estimators and schedulers.

The construction management program is designed for the student who wishes to prepare for a career in some aspect of construction supervision. The associate degree program builds upon the basic diploma courses which provide a background of skills in several areas of construction. Supervision courses, drafting, project management, and accounting for construction businesses provide a management and supervisory core of courses. Computerized applications prepare the graduate for rapid advancement in today’s increasingly automated construction industry. Graduates of the program will receive an associate of applied science degree in residential construction management. (Program Length: 6 Semesters minimum)

Some courses in this program of study may be subject to a livework and/or supply reimbursement charge.

It is recommended that students first complete the introductory and technical carpentry courses (course numbers beginning with the letters ‘COFC’ and ‘CARP’) before attempting any of the management level courses (course numbers beginning with the letters ‘CMTT’).

Employment Opportunities
Framing carpenter, form builder, roofer, siding installer, foreman, superintendent, estimator, contractor, sub-contractor


COURSE TITLE NUMBER CREDITS
Essential General Education Core Courses

 

15

Area I – Language Arts/Communication (Successful completion of ENGL 1101 is required)

Composition and Rhetoric

ENGL 1101

3

Literature and Composition

ENGL 1102

3

Public Speaking

SPCH 1101

3

Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (Choose ONE of the following)

Principles of Economics

ECON 1101

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2105

3

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2106

3

Introduction to Sociology

SOCI 1101

3

World History I

HIST 1111

3

World History II

HIST 1112

3

U. S. History I

HIST 2111

3

U. S. History II

HIST 2112

3

American Government

POLS 1101

3

Introductory Psychology

PSYC 1101

3

Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics
(Successful completion of MATH 1111 or MATH 1100 or MATH 1101 is required)

College Algebra

MATH 1111

3

Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

MATH 1100

3

Math Modeling

MATH 1101

3

Physical Science I

PHSC 1111

3

Conceptual Physics & Lab

PHYS 1110/L

3/1

Introductory Physics I & Lab

PHYS 1111/L

3/1

Biology I & Lab

BIOL 1111/L

3/1

Chemistry I & Lab

CHEM 1211/L

3/1

Chemistry II & Lab

CHEM 1212/L

3/1

College Trigonometry

MATH 1112

3

Precalculus

MATH 1113

3

Introduction to Statistics

MATH 1127

3

Calculus I

MATH 1131

3

Calculus II

MATH 1132

3

Area IV – Humanities/Fine Arts (Choose ONE of the following)

Art Appreciation

ARTS 1101

3

American Literature

ENGL 2130

3

Introduction to Humanities

HUMN1101

3

Music Appreciation

MUSC 1101

3

General Education Elective:To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes on pages 90-91.
Essential Technical Courses

 

30

First Year Experience

FYES 1000

2

Overview of Building Construction Practices and Materials

COFC 1011

3

Professional Tool Use and Safety

COFC 1020

3

Construction Print Reading Fundamentals

COFC 1050

3

Site Layout, Footings and Foundations

CARP 1070

3

Floor Wall and Stair Framing

CARP 1105

4

Ceiling and Roof Framing

CARP 1110

4

Exterior Finishes and Roof Coverings

CARP 1112

4

Interior Finishes

CARP 1114

4

Residential Concentration

8R13

25

Advanced Residential Finishes and Decks

CARP 1190

3

Residential Estimating Review

CMTT 2010

3

Construction Drafting I

CMTT 2020

3

Residential Code Review

CMTT 2050

3

Computerized Construction Scheduling

CMTT 2130

3

Financial Accounting I

ACCT 1100

4

Construction Contracting

CMTT 2170

3

Elective(s)

XXXX xxxx

3

 

Total Hours

70

Elective(s): MGMT 1100, MGMT 1115, MGMT 1120, MGMT 1125, MKTG 1100

**Suggested First Semester classes in the day sequence beginning in the fall: FYES 1000, COFC 1011, COFC 1020, COFC 1050 and CARP 1070