Career Studies Certificate Programs of Study
Program code: 221-917-01
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 Hours||Course Credits|
|BLD 110||Introduction to Construction||3||0||3|
|MTH 103||Applied Technical Math I||3||0||3|
|BLD 117||Contract Documents & Construction Law||2||0||2|
|BLD 165||Construction Field Operations||1||2||2|
|HLT 100||First Aid & CPR||3||0||3|
|BLD 188||Intro to Construction Supervision||3||0||3|
|BLD 215||OSHA 30 Construction Safety||2||0||2|
|BLD 231||Construction Estimating I||3||0||3|
|BUS 204||Project Management||3||0||3|
|BLD 247||Construction Planning & Scheduling||3||0||3|
Total Minimum Credits for the Career Studies Certificate in Construction Management 27