SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Construction Management & Sustainable Building AAS

CTE Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
64 credits minimum

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Program Description

This program is dedicated to teaching sustainable construction methods that address the green building & energy conservation demands of today.  It is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on experience in the areas of building construction, interior finishes & cabinetmaking, along with project management and business management courses.  Upon completion students should be prepared to take the business law & trade examinations for state licensure.  Students will be prepared for various trade certifications as well.

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.

Estimated Cost for Students

The estimated cost of books is $900. 

The estimated cost of personal tools & equipment is $250.

Estimated Time to Completion

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

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Composition (EN) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ENGL 1010

Intro to Writing

3

A

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

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CMGT 1100

Construction Math

3

F

 

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1020

Public Speaking

3

A

Human Realtions (HR) 3 Credits

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

LE 1220

Human Relations

3

A

Distribution Areas:

Choose one course (three credit hours) from one of the following distribution areas.

Course

Credits

 

 

Biological Science (BS)

3-4

 

Fine Arts (FA)

3-4

 

Humanities (HU)

3

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)

3

 

Social Science (SS)

3

 

 

Required Courses: (43 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CMGT 1030

Intro to Const & Safety

2

F, Sp

 

CMGT 1045

Building Construction I

4

F

 

CMGT 1145

Interior Finishes I

4

Sp

 

CMGT 1150

Const Print Rdg & Graphics

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 1245

Cabntmkng & Renewable Mat I

4

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2045

Building Construction II

4

F

CMGT 1045 (may be taken concurrently)

CMGT 2145

Interior Finishes II

4

Sp

CMGT 1145 (may be taken concurrently)

CMGT 2200

Computer Apps for Const

3

F, SP

 

CMGT 2210

Sustainable Project Mgnt

3

F, SP

 

CMGT 2235

Cabnt & Renewable Mat II

4

F, Sp

CMGT 1245 (may be taken concurrently)

CMGT 2240

Const Estimating

2

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2470

Bldg Codes & Insp

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2610

Build Energy Systems

2

Sp

 

CMGT 2650

Green Build Standards

2

F, Sp

 

Elective Courses: (Select 6 Credits From The Following)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ARCH 1310

Intro to AutoCAD

3

F

 

CMGT 1010

Res Const Materials & Methods

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 1200

Personal Projects

2

F, Sp

 

CMGT 1225

Woodworking & Millwork I

4

F

 

CMGT 2050

Concrete Theory

3

F, Sp

 

CMGT 2120

Furniture Design & Const I

3

F

 

CMGT 2710

Computer Apps for Cabinet

3

F

 

SVT 1030

Survey Field Tech

3

F

SVT 1110 or MATH 1060

Sample Schedule

1st Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

CMGT 1030

2

CMGT 1145

4

CMGT 1100

3

CMGT 2145

4

CMGT 1045

4

CMGT 1150

3

CMGT 2045

4

CMGT 2240

2

COMM 1020

3

CMGT 2610

2

Total

16

Total

15

2nd Year Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

CMGT 1245

4

CMGT 2200

3

CMGT 2235

4

CMGT 2210

3

CMGT 2470

3

CMGT 2650

2

ELEC

3

LE 1220

3

Distribution

3

ENGL 1010

3

 

 

ELEC

3

Total

17

Total

17

 

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 and Sustainable Building 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
  • Students will explore construction and technology related topics which will enhance their ability to successfully compete in today’s marketplace in the construction management industry.

1, 5, 6, 7

  • Students will make an informed selection as to a career in construction management or related technology.  Students will pursue this career.

1, 4, 5, 6

  • To prepare technicians for a variety of construction related occupations.

1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6

  • Graduates of this program are prepared with entry level skills that result in accelerated advancement in their employment.

1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6

  • Students will learn the necessary green & sustainable building practices that are being required by clients, architects, engineers and local and national building codes and standards

1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6

  • Students from this program who participate in skill competitions against equivalent providers prevail at a higher rate than their competitors.

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