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Program Overview

The Construction Management curriculum prepares individuals to supervise, manage, and inspect construction sites, buildings, and associated facilities. Includes instruction in site safety, personnel supervision, labor relations, diversity training, construction documentation, scheduling, resource and cost control, bid strategies, rework prevention, construction insurance and bonding, accident management and investigation, applicable law and regulations, and communication skills.

The construction technology curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Employment Opportunities:

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government.

Degree Curriculum

Fall Semester

BPR-130 Print Reading-Construction 3
CAR-111 Carpentry I 8
CMT-210 Construction Management Fundamentals 3
MAT-110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3

Spring Semester

ARC-112 Construction Materials & Methods 4
CIV-230 Construction Estimating 3
ENG-110 Freshman Composition 3
SST-140 Green Building and Design Concepts 3

Summer Semester

ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
OR
ENG-115 Oral Communication 3
PTE-110 Pathway to Employment - Construction 3

Fall Semester

BUS-139 Entrepreneurship I 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
CMT-212 Total Safety Performance 3
ELC-113 Residential Wiring 4
SPA-120 Spanish for the Workplace 3

Spring Semester

ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ARC-132 Specifications and Contracts 2
CMT-120 Codes and Inspections 3
HUM-110 Technology and Society 3
PSY-118 Interpersonal Psychology 3

Humanities Elective – Select one course from the following: HUM-110 or PHI-240

Total credits needed to graduate: 67 Hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the construction industry, and will be able to use control factors in order to create a safe environment at a construction site.
  • Manage the preplanning, planning, scheduling, and estimating of a major live project.
  • Demonstrate the basic skills necessary to be successful as a supervisor in the construction industry.
  • Plan, manage, and estimate a residential structure, and will be able to perform quantity takeoffs and cost estimates for the same project.
  • Understand the construction logic needed to build a residential structure from obtaining the building permits to the completion of the project.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how costs may be controlled and productivity improved on a construction project.

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