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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Management, A.A.S.

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Associate of Applied Science | CNST.AAS | Career Program
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Program Description

The Construction Management Program acquaints students with management/business operations and knowledge of the practices and procedures related to construction technologies. Technical coursework will acquaint students with various building materials, codes and regulations, types of fabrication, and methods of construction. Technical problem solving will be stressed. Business and management coursework will teach basic business structures and concepts as well as contemporary management practices. Avenues for employment include general contracting, specialty contracting, construction supervision, equipment and material suppliers, construction services, and/or regulatory agencies. Graduates of the program are prepared to earn a bachelor’s degree in construction management programs at four-year institutions such as the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. All credits earned in the certificate can be applied to the A.A.S. program.

Graduates of the Construction Management Program will be able to:

  • Interpret plans and specifications for a construction project
  • Estimate material and labor costs for a construction project
  • Schedule a construction project
  • Use knowledge of the organizational structure of a construction company and its legal relationships with the designer, subcontractors, and suppliers to successfully manage a construction project
  • Effectively use proper communication, decision-making principles and leadership qualities to both avoid and solve problems on the job site

General Education Courses

The list of general education courses appears in the General Education List . Some programs recommend or require specific courses to fulfill general education requirements. Please check your program’s sequence of study for this information.

Sequence of Study - Construction Management A.A.S.

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

1st Semester

Total: 16 Credits

2nd Semester

Total: 15 Credits

3rd Semester

Total: 14 Credits

4th Semester

  • 3 Credits (Program Requirement) ***
  • 2000-level course from “Program Electives” 3 Credits (Program Elective)
  • 2000-level course from “Program Electives” 3 Credits (Program Elective)
  • General Education Science course 3 Credits (Science) *
  • General Education Social Sciences course 3 Credits (Social Science) *

Total: 15 Credits

Program Total: 60 Credits

Asterisk (*) denotes a general education course.

Double asterisk (**) denotes a course that is an institutional requirement.

Triple asterisk (***) denotes a course that satisfies the culminating experience requirement for A.A.S. programs.


Credit earned at any public institution in the state shall be transferable to any other institution if the:

  • Credit is from a college or university parallel course or program;
  • Grades in the block of courses transferred average 2.00 or higher; and
  • Acceptance of the credit is consistent with the policies of the receiving institution governing students following the same program. Refer to ARTSYS at and the receiving institution’s catalog to select transferable courses.

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