Aug 03, 2020
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education courses .
General Education Requirements and Electives - 18 Credits
General Education Requirements:
General Education Electives:
Choose a course in this category from the list of approved General Education courses . It must be a Diversity course.
- Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credit(s).
Program Requirements and Electives - 42 Credits
Select five courses.
Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.
This degree option provides opportunities for a concentration in Construction Management. It is designed to provide education and training for jobs ranging from construction technician to construction manager. It provides education for foremen, superintendents, project managers, estimators, inspectors, and owners in construction. Students who choose this curriculum and desire to transfer courses to a four-year institution should check with the program coordinator and/or an academic advisor. While many courses will transfer, certain specialized courses may not.
Courses may be taken in any sequence as long as course prerequisites are met. Some courses may be offered in alternate semesters only. See course descriptions to find which semester the class is offered.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- read, visualize, and interpret construction documents, including drawings, specifications, conditions and contracts, and analyze how they work together as a unified whole;
- identify, describe, and select construction materials and methods used in residential and commercial construction;
- apply various math formulas related to areas, volumes, and quantities of materials as well as formulas for construction costs including: time, labor, material, equipment, and finance;
- assemble and input construction information into various computer software to help control the construction process;
- examine different methods of communication, problem-solving, and decision-making;
- identify and interpret safety and health regulations as they pertain to construction; and
- analyze how to be an effective Construction Manager.