A.S. in Construction Management
Today’s construction industry utilizes construction management best practices to oversee, manage and control the scope, schedule, budget, quality, safety and risk during all stages of its projects life-cycle (planning, design, pre-construction, construction and closeout). Successful completion of construction management courses prepares students for construction management entry-level opportunities in one of many functions and/or postilions that support the construction project management team. For students who already have prior construction industry experience, this program will prepare them for potential promotional opportunities.
This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of "C" and above) of the following major requirements:
|CM 110||Introduction and Fundamentals of Construction Management||3|
|CM 120||Plans Reading||2|
|CM 121||Construction Contract Documents, Codes and Specifications||2|
|CM 130||Surveying Methods and Applications||3|
|CM 210||Construction Project Safety||3|
|CM 270||Construction Means, Methods and Equipment||3|
|CM 275||Construction Estimating||3|
|CM 281||Principles of Mechanical, Electrical and Piping Systems||2|
|CM 282||Principles of Structural Design||3|
|CM 290||Construction Planning, Scheduling and Cost Control||3|
|CM 295||Construction Project Management Capstone||3|
|CM 699C||Cooperative Education||4|
A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Construction Management A.S. Degree will:
- Demonstrate effective communication, both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate the ability to estimate quantities and costs for the bidding process in a construction project.
- Demonstrate the ability to schedule a basic construction project.
- Demonstrate the ability to use current technology related to the construction process.
- Interpret construction documents (contracts, specifications, and drawings) used in managing a construction project.
- Apply basic principles of construction accounting.
- Use basic surveying techniques used in building layout.
- Discuss basic principles of ethics in the construction industry.
- Identify the fundamentals of contracts, codes, and regulations that govern a construction project.
- Recognize basic construction methods, materials and equipment.
- Recognize basic safety hazards on a construction site and standard prevention measures.
- Recognize the basic principles of structural design.
- Recognize the basic principles of mechanical, electrical and piping systems.
Program learning outcomes are established in alignment with the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) Student Learning Outcomes to provide the student with the listed knowledge, skills and abilities.