SLCC General Catalog

Construction Management AS

CTE Associate of Science (AS)
63 credits minimum

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Program Description

This program is designed to teach construction management and sustainable building methods that address the green building and energy conservation demands of today.  It is designed to allow students to transfer to various construction management related programs.  The program provides student with an in-depth educational experience in construction management coursework.  It is a building block toward a BS degree in Construction Management or related fields.

Career Opportunities

Entry level positions within a construction company with potential for rapid promotion.  This is the first step toward starting a construction management career or private contractor business.

Transfer/Articulation Information

For information regarding transfer options, please contact the SLCC Program Advisor at 801-957-4550.  See UVU – Technology Management – Construction Management Option.

Estimated Cost for Students

Estimated cost of books $2000.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is four semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 6 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing

3

A

WRTG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

ENGL 2010

Intermediate Writing

3

A

ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

OR

 

 

 

ENGL 2100

Technical Writing

3

A

ENGL 1010 w/C grade or better

Quantitative Literacy (QL) Choose One Course (3-5 Credits) From The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

MATH 1060

Trigonometry

3

A

RDG 0990; within last year MATH 1050 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

OR

 

 

 

 

MATH 1080

Precalculus

5

A

Appropriate Accuplacer score within the last year.

American Institutions (AI) Choose 3 Credits From One Of The Following

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ECON 1740

Econ History of US

3

A

RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

HIST 1700

American Civilization

3

A

RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

POLS 1100

US Govt & Politics

3

A

RDG 0990 w/C grade or better or appropriate Accuplacer score

Institutional Requirements:

Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 Credit

Student Choice (IN Or Depth) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1020

Public Speaking

3

A

Distribution Areas:

Choose one course (three credit hours) from each of the following distribution areas.  One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).

Course

Credits

 

 

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

NOTE: Physical Science (PS) general education component is satisfied through pre-major coursework.

Required Courses: (32 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ARCH 2060

Const Docm Fund

3

F

ARCH 1010 or CMGT 1010 or instructor approval

CMGT 1010

Res Const Materials & Methods

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 1150

Const Print Rdg & Graphics

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2050

Concrete Theory

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2200

Computer Apps for Construction

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2210

Sustainable Project Mgnt

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2240

Const Estimating

2

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2470

Bldg Codes & Insp

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2650

Green Build Standards

2

F, Sp

 

SVT 1030

Surverying Field Tech I

3

A

SVT 1110 or MATH 1060

PHYS 2010

College Physics I

4

A

MATH 1060 or 1080. Recommended coreq: PHYS 2015

PHYS 2015

Physics Lab 1

1

A

MATH 1060 or 1080. Recommended coreq: PHYS 2010

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

CMGT 1010

3

CMGT 2050

3

CMGT 1150

3

ENGL 2010/2100

3

ENGL 1010

3

Distribution (2)

6

MATH 1060/1080

3-5

SVT 1030

3

LW

1

 

 

AI

3

 

 

Total

16-18

Total

15

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ARCH 2060

3

CMGT 2210

3

CMGT 2200

3

CMGT 2240

2

CMGT 2470

3

CMGT 2650

2

PHYS 2010

4

Distribution (3)

9

PHYS 2015

1

 

 

COMM 1020

3

 

 

Total

17

Total

16 


Advising Notes

It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Construction Management program advisor prior to starting this program. The program advisor may be reached at 801-957-4550.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy
  8. Develop the attitudes and skills for lifelong wellness
  • To prepare students for transfer to various construction management related programs. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

  • To prepare students for employment in the construction industry. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

  • To provide a continuing education for current working students who desire a degree for further job advancement. 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Department Contact Info

Division of Technical Specialties

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT)

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-4346

Construction Management Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT) 282
801-957-4550

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Chad Fail
Curtis Barnett

Instructors
Boyd Johnson