Aug 18, 2018  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
Catalog 2018-19

Construction Management


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Important Information


Short Description


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.

Type of Credential


Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Program Code


442

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinator:

CCBC Catonsville Phillip Acheampong, 443-840-4110 or pacheampong@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Statewide Program (The Construction Project Controls Certificate, Introduction to Construction Methods Certificate, and Legal Aspects of Construction Certificate are not designated as Statewide Programs.)
  • Classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Construction Management and Construction Craft Professional, see Portfolio and Articulated Credit by Industry/Apprenticeship. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements

Semester Sequence


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 .

Semester 2


Semester 3


Semester 4


Courses Needed for This Program*


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


Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description


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.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:

  1. read, visualize, and interpret construction documents, including drawings, specifications, conditions and contracts, and analyze how they work together as a unified whole;
  2. identify, describe, and select construction materials and methods used in residential and commercial construction;
  3. 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;
  4. assemble and input construction information into various computer software to help control the construction process;
  5. examine different methods of communication, problem-solving, and decision-making;
  6. identify and interpret safety and health regulations as they pertain to construction; and
  7. analyze how to be an effective Construction Manager. 

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