Construction Management Technology

Associate Degree

A.S. in Construction Management Technology

This program offers training of management-level employees for the construction industry, as well as preparation for transfer to a four-year college or university construction program. Graduates may be employed by contractors, business and government agencies for work in project planning, estimating and project coordinating. A student planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should consult the lower division requirements of the anticipated college program.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Current curriculum emphasizes analytical problem solving and management skills
  • Field trips to a variety of construction sites to study construction methods and procedures (instructor option)
  • Transfer potential to four-year programs in Construction Technology

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ACCT 101 Fundamentals of College Accounting (3) 3 - 4
   or ACCT 301 Financial Accounting (4)
ADT 310 Architectural Computer-Aided Drawing I 3
CISC 302 Computer Familiarization 2
CMT 300 Introduction to Construction Plans and Specifications (3) 3
   or BIT 102 Plan Reading and Non-Structural Plan Review (3)
CMT 112 Construction Estimating 3
CMT 120 Legal Aspects of Construction 3
CMT 134 Construction Scheduling and Critical Path Method 3
CMT 136 Construction Safety 3
CMT 310 Materials of Construction 3
CMT 313 Computer Estimating for Construction 3
PHYS 310 Conceptual Physics 3
Total Units: 32 - 33

The Construction Management Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.

Career Information

Plan Checker; Estimator; Superintendent; Project Manager; Contractor; Retail/Wholesale; Office Manager; Developer; Foreman; Laborer.

Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.

Certificates of Achievement

Construction Management Technology Certificate

This CRC program offers training of management-level employees for the construction industry, as well as preparation for transfer to a four-year college or university construction program. Graduates may be employed by contractors, business and government agencies for work in project planning, estimating and project coordinating. A student planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should consult the lower division requirements of the anticipated college program.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Current curriculum emphasizes analytical problem solving and management skills
  • Field trips to a variety of construction sites to study construction methods and procedures (Instructor option)
  • Transfer potential to 4-year programs in Construction Technology

NOTE TO TRANSFER STUDENTS: If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an Associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the Bachelor’s degree.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ADT 310 Architectural Computer-Aided Drawing I 3
CISC 302 Computer Familiarization 2
CMT 112 Construction Estimating 3
CMT 120 Legal Aspects of Construction 3
CMT 134 Construction Scheduling and Critical Path Method 3
CMT 300 Introduction to Construction Plans and Specifications (3) 3
   or BIT 102 Plan Reading and Non-Structural Plan Review (3)
CMT 310 Materials of Construction 3
CMT 313 Computer Estimating for Construction 3
Total Units: 23

Career Information

Plan Checker; Estimator; Superintendent; Project Manager; Contractor; Retail/Wholesale; Office Manager; Developer; Foreman; Laborer

Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.


Green Buildings Certificate

The purpose of this certificate is to develop job skills and an understanding of green strategies for high performance buildings and livable communities. It is focused at students and professionals in the fields of architecture; construction; building management; construction management; building inspection; design technology; landscape; and planning, who want to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of an integrated, economic life-cycle approach to the design of the built environment. It includes study of green rating systems, material choices and environmental strategies for a livable, sustainable future.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Certificate Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
ARCH 342 Introduction to Green Buildings 3
CMT 310 Materials of Construction 3
A minimum of 12 units from the following: 12
ARCH 332 Design Awareness (3)
ARCH 334 Advanced Design in Three Dimensions (3)
ADT 320 Architectural Design Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM) I (3)
ADT 322 Architectural Design Technology - Building Information Modeling (BIM) II (3)
BIT 150 California Energy Code – Building Energy Efficiency Standards (3)
CONST 143 Photovoltaic Systems (3)
ECON 306 Environmental Economics (3)
GEOG 302 Environmental Studies & Sustainability (3)
GEOG 305 Global Climate Change (3)
GEOG 306 Weather and Climate (3)
Total Units: 18

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • PSLO 1: Establish meaningful ethical, social and environmental objectives for buildings and communities based on the values of energy and resource conscious design.
  • Compare and contrast societal and economic implications of utilizing renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
  • Compare and contrast the effect of contextual issues and evaluate their impact on energy consumption, environment and the beneficial experience of interior and exterior spaces.
  • PSLO 2: Identify and articulate issues related to the choice of various building, landscape and environmental systems; ideate responsive solutions; and compare the alternatives in making effective, sustainable decisions.
  • Analyze and calculate energy use to make informed, environmentally-sound and economic choices to satisfy human needs for comfort and aesthetics.
  • Explain the concepts of resource conservation and waste reduction and make sustainable design choices related to materials and construction.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of green rating systems, livable communities strategies and the ability to apply these concepts in decision-making.
  • PSLO 3: Demonstrate independent learning, teamwork and continuing education habits that will help to encourage a life long pursuit of knowledge.
  • To use a team work process to identify issues, analyze criteria, research and apply learned principles to synthesize solutions to specific design projects.
  • To demonstrate habits of visual note making and independent research by developing a sketch and notebook to record learning.

Career Information

This certificate helps to develop the knowledge base related to sustainable green buildings and environments for the careers of architecture, construction, construction management, building inspection, horticulture, landscape architecture and architectural design technology.

Construction Management Technology, A.S. Degree

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Construction Management Technology, Certificate of Achievement

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Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction, Certificate of Proficiency

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