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Credits breakdown

Developmental courses — A student may be required to enroll in developmental courses in reading, writing and math. A student's scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in developmental courses. The purpose of developmental courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Course # Course Title Credits
ACCT1012 Principles of Bookkeeping 3
- OR -
ACCT1101 Payroll 3
- OR -
ACCT1120 Business Law 3
BLDG1114 Blueprint Reading I 2
BUS2204 Principles of Management 3
- OR -
HRES2224 Employee/Labor Relations 3
CADD1102 Fundamentals of CADD 4
CONM1102 Site/Building Layout 2
CONM1108 Principles of Estimating 4
CONM1124 Building Systems 3
CONM2204 Materials Testing 3
CONM2206 Building Codes 2
CONM2208 Construction Bidding 2
CONM2210 Construction Scheduling 3
CONM2212 Site Management 3
CONM2214 Safety Management 3
CONM2216 Computer Estimating 2
CONM2222 Construction Mgmt Internship 2
CPTR1104 Intro to Computer Tech 3
ENGR1100 Project Management 1
ENGR1118 Engineering Applications 3
ENGR1126 Engineering Graphics 3
MNTC Courses
BIOL1107 Environmental Science Issues
Goal: 2, 3, 10 *
ENGL1101 College Writing
Goal: 1 *
POLS1130 State and Local Government
Goal: 5, 9 *

MNTC Electives ...


Total Credits: 72

* To complete an AAS degree, courses must be taken from at least 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal Areas.


About this program

Construction and construction-related activities comprise the largest segment of our nation's gross national product. The construction industry makes an important contribution to society and represents progress and the future. This AAS program represents a combination of skills in construction, architecture, business and management areas. The skills learned in these areas can enable a graduate to pursue a variety of careers in construction: safety, supervision, management, estimating, inspection or testing.

Program outcomes

1. Demonstrate skills in the management of time and money using construction management software.
2. Estimate material, labor, equipment and subcontracts.
3. Manage OSHA and workers' compensation programs.
4. Demonstrate proficiency in the development/interpretation of construction drawings and specifications.
5. Apply construction job site management functions (personnel, change orders, specs management).
6. Practice construction industry record management.

Employment information

Construction management services is a rapidly growing industry. The development of new building materials has made construction more complex and will maintain the need for more managers. Examples of employment opportunities include: Construction Manager, Estimator, Job Superintendent, Project Inspector, Building Inspector, Purchasing Agent, Material Tester, Safety Officer, and opportunities in self-employment.

Program accreditation

The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, (800) 621-7440, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504.