Associate in Applied Science in Construction Management

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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.

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Degree
Academic Plan
Construction Management (AAS)
Academic Plan Code
3502
Total Credits Required
64–68

Career Opportunities

This pathway map can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this pathway map. Some of the opportunities presented below may require either a bachelor degree or a post-graduate level education.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers $58,400
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Program Prerequisites

MAT120 Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121 Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122 Intermediate Algebra (3) OR

Equivalent as indicated by assessment 0-5
 

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15-17
CON101 Construction and Culture CON101 Meets Humanities General Education requirement RC 3
CON181 Cost Estimating RC 3
CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading RC 3
CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment RC 3
MAT120 or
MAT121 or
MAT122
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra or
Intermediate Algebra
PP 3–5

Term 2

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
16-18
CON106 Foundations of Concrete CON106 Meets Natural Science Requirement RC 4
CON243 Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods, and Materials RC 3
CON262 Introduction International Residential Code (IRC) FYC 3
ENG101 or
ENG107
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
FYC 3
MAT150 or
MAT151 or
MAT152
College Algebra/Functions or
College Algebra/Functions or
College Algebra/Functions
Meets General Education Math requirement Math 3–5

Term 3

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
18
COM225 Public Speaking OralComm 3
CON221 Applied Statics RC 3
CON241 Surveying RC 3
CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors RC 3
CON263 Building Codes RC 3
ENG102 or
ENG108
First-Year Composition or
First-Year Composition for ESL
Critical Rdg 3

Term 4

Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
15
ECN212 Microeconomic Principles SB 3
CNS260 Strength of Materials RC 3
CON271 Construction Safety OSHA 30 RC 3
CON273 Electrical Construction Fundamentals RC 3
CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking Critical Rdg 3

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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

Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

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).

* Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.