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Career Studies Certificate

Construction Management


Program code: 221-917-01

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Length: Two Semesters

Purpose: Economic profiles show that the demand for workers in all construction occupations in the four county service region served by SWCC is expected to grow by 381 jobs or 12.29% by 2014. With the anticipated growth in construction there will be a need for project managers and construction supervisors. Construction companies and entrepreneurs will look to the college for skilled managers that have the necessary education and training to manage all aspects of a construction project such as budgeting, estimating, scheduling, and construction oversight.

Occupational Objectives: The College has identified the need to develop a program to train construction managers within the region. This program will train students to become small business owners or managers of companies that will contract such work as HVAC, Masonry, Drywall, Painting, Plumbing, Electrical, Welding, as well as managers for larger contractors to do special project management, cost estimators and even construction sales.

Admissions Requirements: Admission to the program is governed by the established admission requirements of the college.

Program Requirements: The Construction Management CSC equips individuals with the knowledge to manage various construction projects. Previous knowledge and work experience in the construction trades is beneficial. Knowledge of basic math, OSHA regulations, and contract law, will also be beneficial to the student.

Course Number Course Title Lecture Hours Lab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
BLD 110Introduction to Construction303
MTH 103Applied Technical Math I303
BLD 117Contract Documents & Construction Law202
BLD 165Construction Field Operations202
HLT 100First Aid & CPR303
TOTAL13013
Second Semester
BLD 188Intro to Construction Supervision303
BLD 215OSHA 30 Construction Safety202
BLD 231Construction Estimating I303
BUS 204Project Management303
BLD 247Construction Planning & Scheduling303
TOTAL14014

Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Construction Management 27

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