Construction Management

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) - 66 credits

About this program
The Construction Management program prepares graduates for a variety of careers in construction including management, supervision, estimating, testing and safety. The program focuses on the flow of labor, material, equipment, time and finances from the conception of a project through completion. Students are trained in a combination of skills in construction, business and management. This degree also allows students to continue their education in a baccalaureate program at participating four-year institutions.
Program outcomes
  1. Demonstrate skills in the management of time and finances using construction management principles.
  2. Accurately prepare estimates and project schedules.
  3. Manage Occupational Safety & Health Administration safety programs.
  4. Demonstrate proficiency in the development and interpretation of construction drawings and specifications.
  5. Apply construction jobsite management skills.
  6. Prepare construction working drawings using various software applications.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1411 http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440
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Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
51 Required courses
12 Restricted electives in courses
3 Restricted electives in course types
66 Total

Construction Management - Associate of Applied Science (AAS)

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
BUS2204 Principles of Management 3
CADD1000 AutoCAD Basics 3
CONM1101 Construction Documents and Codes 3
CONM1102 Site/Building Layout 2
CONM1104 Construction Management Principles 2
CONM1108 Principles of Estimating 4
CONM1124 Building Systems 3
CONM2204 Materials Testing 3
CONM2210 Construction Scheduling 3
CONM2212 Site Management 3
CONM2213 Safety Management 2
CONM2217 Computer Estimating and Bidding 3
CONM2222 Construction Management Internship 2
ENGL1101 College Writing 3
ENGL1215 Professional and Technical Writing 3
ENGT1118 Construction and Manufacturing Math 3
ENGT1126 Engineering Graphics 3
MCDD2220 Mechanical Engineering Drawing IV 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
CPTR1104 Introduction to Computer Technology 3
CSCI1110 Informatics 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 Business Law 3
ENGT1100 Introduction to Building Information Modeling 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ECON2210 Macroeconomics 3
ECON2222 Microeconomics 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
COMM1130 Small Group Communication 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals
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1st Fall Term - 16 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
CONM1101 Construction Documents and Codes 3
CONM1102 Site/Building Layout 2
CONM1104 Construction Management Principles 2
CONM1124 Building Systems 3
ENGL1101 College Writing 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
CPTR1104 Introduction to Computer Technology 3
CSCI1110 Informatics 3

1st Spring Term - 16 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
CADD1000 AutoCAD Basics 3
CONM1108 Principles of Estimating 4
ENGT1118 Construction and Manufacturing Math 3
ENGT1126 Engineering Graphics 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
COMM1120 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
COMM1130 Small Group Communication 3

2nd Fall Term - 18 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
BUS2204 Principles of Management 3
CONM2204 Materials Testing 3
CONM2212 Site Management 3
ENGL1215 Professional and Technical Writing 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ECON2210 Macroeconomics 3
ECON2222 Microeconomics 3

3 credits from these course types:

Course Type
General Education w/MnTC Goals

2nd Spring Term - 14 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
CONM2210 Construction Scheduling 3
CONM2213 Safety Management 2
CONM2217 Computer Estimating and Bidding 3
MCDD2220 Mechanical Engineering Drawing IV 3

3 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 Business Law 3
ENGT1100 Introduction to Building Information Modeling 3

2nd Summer Term - 2 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
CONM2222 Construction Management Internship 2