The associate of applied science degree with specialization in construction management technology is designed to provide individuals with a sound background for rewarding careers in the construction industry. The program is structured to provide training in both the technical and business components of this industry. Technical courses examine the materials, processes and systems used in construction. The business courses teach basic business practices and computer skills.
The program will be valuable for students seeking entry-level positions, as well as individuals who are currently in the construction field seeking to enhance their employment opportunities. Graduates of the program will have sufficient knowledge of the construction process to make a valuable contribution in both the field and office environment.
They will be prepared for entry-level employment in the following areas:
- Architectural drafter
- Assistant construction superintendent
- Construction inspector
- Construction supervisor
- Land planning technician
- Materials sales engineer
- Quality control technician
- Specifications writer trainee
- Structural engineering technician
In addition to the two-year associate degree program, Monroe County Community College offers two certificate program options in construction management technology. We recognize that many employers place value on a certificate, which authenticates specialized educational preparation. The programs concentrate upon core courses with skill development and job upgrading being the primary objectives. All courses taken in the certificate programs are applicable toward one of the associate of applied science degrees.
Upon graduation, the graduates of the Construction Management Technology program will be able to:
• Analyze, interpret and understand the fundamental processes used to create project designs and construction documents.
• Define the roles, relationships and responsibilities of the participants in the design and construction process.
• Use clear and effective written and oral communication methods to facilitate interaction with all project team participants.
• Employ the methods, materials, used in the design and construction of buildings and civil works.
• Accurately quantify materials required for project construction.
• Interpret construction documents to accurately predict project costs and assign resources.
• Utilize construction operations planning methods to create accurate project schedules and monitor productivity.
• Interpret and apply applicable building codes and regulations in construction processes.
• Operate industry-standard software for computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), project cost estimating, and project scheduling.
• Utilize a working knowledge of safety, health, and environmental issues related to construction activities.
• Utilize modern surveying methods for land measurement and construction layout
As approved by the Construction Management Technology Advisory Committee.