Feb 18, 2020
The certificate option is a sequence of specialized courses designed for persons working in the construction field or those who have completed prior college-level studies and desire to train for a construction-related position.
Type of Credential
Contacts and Additional Information
CCBC Catonsville Phillip Acheampong, 443-840-4110 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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
This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.
Courses Needed for This Program*
Program Requirements and Electives - 39 Credits
Select four courses.
Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 39*
*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.
The certificate option is a sequence of specialized courses designed for persons working in the construction field or those who have completed prior college-level studies and desire to train for a construction-related position. Courses may be taken in any sequence as long as course prerequisites are met. Some courses may be offered in alternate semesters only. A certificate will be awarded to students completing the courses with a 2.0 GPA or higher.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, 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.