Construction Management Technology

This curriculum is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions, as well as positions in industry and government.

This is a program that prepares individuals to supervise, manage and inspect construction sites, buildings and associated facilities. It includes instruction in site safety, personnel supervision, labor relations, diversity training, construction documentation, scheduling, resource and cost control, bid strategies, rework prevention, construction insurance and bonding, accident management and investigation, applicable law and regulations, and communication skills.

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Construction Management Technology (A35190)

Degree Awarded

An A.A.S. degree in Construction Management Technology is awarded by the College upon completion of this program.

Admissions

  • Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Many courses have prerequisites. Check the Courses section for details.

For More Information

The Construction Management program is in the Construction Technologies Division. For more information, contact the program chair at 704.330.4483 or the Construction Management  Program office at 704.330.4408, weekdays from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

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General Education Requirements
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry3.0
Select 3 credits from the following:3.0
Writing and Research in the Disciplines
Literature-Based Research
Professional Research & Reporting
Select 3 credits of the following:3.0
Introduction to Communication
Public Speaking
Select 3 credits of the following:3.0
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy
Quantitative Literacy
Precalculus Algebra
Select 3 credits of the following:3.0
Art Appreciation
Art History Survey I
Art History Survey II
Cultural Studies
Myth in Human Culture
Music Appreciation
Introduction to Jazz
Philosophical Issues
Introduction to Ethics
World Religions
Select 3 credits of the following:3.0
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
World Civilizations I
World Civilizations II
American History I
American History II
American Government
General Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Major Requirements
ARC 225Architectural Building Information Modeling I2.0
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CMT 120Codes and Inspections3.0
CMT 210Construction Management Fundamentals3.0
CMT 218Human Relations Issues3.0
CMT 212Total Safety Performance3.0
CMT 214Planning and Scheduling3.0
CMT 216Costs and Productivity3.0
CMT 226Applications Project3.0
CST 111Construction I4.0
CST 241Planning/Estimating I3.0
SST 140Green Building and Design Concepts3.0
WBL 111Work-Based Learning I1.0
Select one of the following:3.0
Principles of Financial Accounting
Entrepreneurship I
Small Business Management
Technical Electives
Select 9 credits of the following:9.0
HVACR Electricity
Comfort Cooling
Heat Pump Technology
HVAC Controls
Construction Materials & Methods
Building Codes
Specifications & Contracts
Construction Document Analysis
Architectural Building Information Modeling I
Architectural Building Information Modeling II
Introduction to Business
Introduction to Carpentry
Soils and Foundations
Reinforced Concrete
Construction Estimating
Introduction to Electricity
DC/AC Electricity
Residential Wiring
Industrial Wiring
Introduction to Electric Utility Industry
Spanish for the Workplace
Surveying I
Surveying II
Introduction to Sustainability
Energy Use Analysis
Modeling Renewable Energy
Issues in Sustainability
Work-Based Learning II
Work-Based Learning III
Work-Based Learning IV
Basic Welding Processes
Basic Construction Skills
Total Credits67

No diplomas offered.

Construction Management Technology Certificates (C35190)

The certificates listed below can be earned in the Construction Management (A35190) program.

Admissions

  • Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent is encouraged as the foundation of a career in this area.
  • Many courses have perquisites or co-requisites. Check the Courses section for details.

Contact Information

For more information, call the Construction Technologies Division at 704.330.4421 or the Construction Management program office at 704.330.4408.

Construction Management Technology Certificate with a Specialization – Fast Track Carpentry (C35190-C1)

This certificate also is available to high school students enrolled in Career and College Promise.

Major Requirements
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CAR 110Introduction to Carpentry2.0
CST 111Construction I4.0
CMT 210Construction Management Fundamentals3.0
Total Credits12

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Construction Management Technology Certificate with a Specialization – Entry Level Construction Supervision (C35190-C2)

This certificate also is available to high school students enrolled in Career and College Promise.

Major Requirements
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CMT 212Total Safety Performance3.0
BUS 139Entrepreneurship I3.0
CMT 210Construction Management Fundamentals3.0
CMT 218Human Relations Issues3.0
SST 140Green Building and Design Concepts3.0
Total Credits18

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Construction Management Technology Certificate with a Specialization – Entry Level Estimating I (C35190-C3)

Major Requirements
Take one of the following courses:3.0-4.0
Principles of Financial Accounting
Small Business Management
Entrepreneurship I
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CST 241Planning/Estimating I3.0
CMT 210Construction Management Fundamentals3.0
CIS 110Introduction to Computers3.0
Total Credits15-16

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Construction Management Technology Certificate Specialization in Entry Level Project Supervision (C35190-C5)

Major Requirements
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CMT 210Construction Management Fundamentals3.0
CMT 212Total Safety Performance3.0
CMT 214Planning and Scheduling3.0
CMT 216Costs and Productivity3.0
CMT 218Human Relations Issues3.0
Total Credits18

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Construction Management Technology Certificate Specialization in Energy Infrastructure (C35190-C6)

This certificate also is available to high school students enrolled in Career and College Promise.

Major Requirements
SST 140Green Building and Design Concepts3.0
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CMT 210Construction Management Fundamentals3.0
CMT 120Codes and Inspections3.0
EUS 110Introduction to Electric Utility Industry4.0
Total Credits16

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Construction Management Technology Certificate Specialization in Green Building (C35190-C7)

This certificate also is available to high school students enrolled in Career and College Promise.

Major Requirements
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CMT 120Codes and Inspections3.0
CST 111Construction I4.0
SST 140Green Building and Design Concepts3.0
Total Credits13

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Construction Management Technology Certificate Specialization in Entry Level Construction Skills (C35190-C9)

This certificate is also available to students enrolled in Career and College Promise.

AHR 180HVACR Customer Relations1.0
BPR 130Print Reading-Construction3.0
CST 111Construction I4.0
ELC 111Introduction to Electricity3.0
WOL 110Basic Construction Skills3.0
WLD 112Basic Welding Processes2.0
Total Credits16

Construction Management Courses

CMT 120. Codes and Inspections. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers building codes and the code inspections process used in the design and construction of residential and commercial buildings. Emphasis is placed on commercial, residential, and accessibility (ADA) building codes. Upon completion, students should understand the building code inspections process and apply building code principals and requirements to construction projects.

CMT 210. Construction Management Fundamentals. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of effective supervision emphasizing professionalism through knowledge and applied skills. Topics include safety, planning and scheduling, contracts, problem-solving, communications, conflict resolution, recruitment, employment laws and regulations, leadership, motivation, teamwork, discipline, setting objectives, and training. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the basic skills necessary to be successful as a supervisor in the construction industry.

CMT 212. Total Safety Performance. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the importance of managing safety and productivity equally by encouraging people to take individual responsibility for safety and health in the workplace. Topics include safety management, controlling construction hazards, communicating and enforcing policies, OSHA compliance, personal responsibility and accountability, safety planning, training, and personal protective equipment. Upon completion, the student should be able to properly supervise safety at a construction jobsite and qualify for OSHA Training Certification.

Corequisites: Take CMT 210

CMT 214. Planning and Scheduling. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the need for and the process of planning construction projects, as well as the mechanics and vocabulary of project scheduling. Topics include project preplanning, scheduling formats, planning for production, short interval planning, schedule updating and revising, and computer-based planning and scheduling. Upon completion, the student should be able to understand the need for planning and scheduling, the language and logic of scheduling, and use of planning skills.

Prerequisites: Take All: CMT 210 and BPR 130

CMT 216. Costs and Productivity. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the relationships between time, work completed, work-hours spent, schedule duration, equipment hours, and materials used. Topics include production rates, productivity unit rates, work method improvements, and overall total project cost control. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of how costs may be controlled and productivity improved on a construction project.

Prerequisites: Take CMT 210

CMT 218. Human Relations Issues. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides instruction on human relations issues as they relate to construction project supervision. Topics include relationships, human behavior, project staffing issues, teamwork, effective communication networks, laws and regulations, and identifying and responding to conflict, crisis, and discipline. Upon completion, the student will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of human relations in the success of a construction project.

Prerequisites: Take CMT 210

CMT 226. Applications Project. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an individual and/or integrated team approach to a practical construction management project. Topics include project selection, research and planning, implementation, and a final presentation. Upon completion, students should be able to plan and implement an applications-oriented construction management project.

Construction Courses

CST 111. Construction I. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-3.0. Work-0.0

This course covers standard and alternative building methods to include wall framing. Topics include safety and footings, foundations, floor framing systems, and wall framing systems commonly used in the construction industry. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect all framing necessary to begin roof framing.

CST 150. Building Science. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces concepts and techniques for the design and interaction of the mechanical systems of high performance buildings. Topics include building envelope, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), indoor air quality, lighting, plumbing and electrical. Upon completion, students should be able to understand building systems interaction and performance.

CST 241. Planning/Estimating I. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the procedures involved in planning and estimating a construction/building project. Topics include performing quantity take-offs of materials necessary for a building project. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately complete a take-off of materials and equipment needs involved in a construction project.

Prerequisites: Take One: BPR 130, MAT 121, or MAT 171

CST 242. Planning/Estimating II. 4.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course covers planning and estimating practices which are applicable to commercial construction. Emphasis is placed on planning and developing take-offs of materials, labor, and equipment in accordance with industry formats. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately complete take-offs and planning time lines necessary to complete a commercial structure.

Prerequisites: Take CST 241