AAS Construction Management
Academic Plan Code
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Management provides instruction in management skills, construction industry specific technical and occupational subjects, such as construction planning, design, and OSHA 30 safety. This degree helps prepare graduates for a productive career in the construction industry as an owner, foreman, manager, project manager, or property manager. Provides knowledge in construction ethics, estimating, and contracts and prepares graduates for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associates exam in order to become LEED Certified.Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester
Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-5
Course Sequence by Term
The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway. Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term. It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
- Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites, any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment. Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.
Program Area Key:
- Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
- FYC = First Year Composition
- HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
- Mathematics = Mathematics
- NS = Natural Science
- Oral Comm = Oral Communication
- PP = Program Prerequisite
- SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
- RC = Required Courses
- RE = Restricted Electives
Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program
|Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
|Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093), or successful completion of required Maricopa Modules, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.||0–5|
|RC||CNS101||Construction and Culture||3|
|RC||CNS175||Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading||3|
|RC||CNS180||Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment||3|
|First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
|RC||CNS181||Cost Estimating I||3|
|College Algebra/Functions or
College Algebra/Functions or
|Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or better in MAT120, or MAT121, or MAT122, or satisfactory score on District placement exam.||Meets General Education Math requirement||3–5|
|RC||CNS243||Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods, and Materials||3|
|First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL or
Technical and Professional Writing
|NS||PHY111||General Physics I||Or Any Approved General Education Natural Science course||4|
|RC||CNS130||Computer Aided Design and Drafting||3|
|RC||BLT262||Introduction International Residential Code (IRC)||3|
|RC||CNS270||Construction Safety||Prerequisites: CNS175 or permission of Program Director or Instructor.||3|
|OralComm||COM225||Public Speaking||Prerequisites: ENG101, or ENG107, or equivalent.||3|
|RC||CNS261||Microcomputers for Constructors||3|
|Critical Rdg||CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking||Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in ENG101 or ENG107) and (appropriate reading placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in RDG091 or RDG095 or RDG100 or RDG111 or RDG112 or RDG113 or permission of Instructor).||0–3|
|RC||CNS260||Strength of Materials||Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.||3|
|RC||CNS263||Electrical Construction Fundamentals||3|
|RC||CNS201||Construction Management: Office Operation||A grade of C or better in (CNS130 and CNS175 and CNS181) or permission of Department or Division.||3|
|HUM||Humanities and Fine Arts||Any approved general education course in the Humanities, Arts and Design area||3|
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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD's program website for the Associate in Applied Science in Construction Management (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=106495).