Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Construction Management

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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Construction Management is designed to provide individuals in the construction industry work-ready skill sets in management, leadership, motivation, oral and written communications, problem solving, planning and scheduling, cost awareness and production control, sustainability, time management, and OSHA safety. The skills acquired prepare individuals for a productive career in the construction industry as a foreman, manager, project manager, and owner. The program provides students a career pathway for entry into the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Management.

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Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Construction Trades: Construction Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5595
Total Credits Required
20-29
Catalog Year
2022-2023
Effective Term
Fall 2022
Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Formulate and evaluate information to effectively carry out a construction-related plan.
  2. Manage teams as a leader by setting a direction, aligning resources, and managing others.
  3. Effectively communicate with multiple stakeholders.
  4. Cultivate an awareness of environmental and cultural impacts.
  5. Utilize technical knowledge and skills to achieve design specifications.
  6. Utilize technology and software to create and interpret reports, designs, and their elements.
  7. Apply professional and ethical practices.
  8. Collaborate with diverse stakeholders to achieve common goals.
  9. Practice appropriate Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Standards in daily work activities.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

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

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • 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 current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CON100 Introduction to Construction Critical course Gateway course 2
CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors 3
CON271 Construction Safety Students with OSHA 30 certification may have this course waived. 0–3
GTC108 or
MAT15+ or
MAT187
Technical Mathematics II or College Algebra/Functions or Precalculus OR Higher level course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area MA 3–6
MGT229 Management and Leadership I SB 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CON181 Cost Estimating 3
CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3
CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3
MAT182 Plane Trigonometry Take MAT182 if MAT15+ was completed in Term 1 MA 0–3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CON100 Introduction to Construction Critical course Gateway course 2
CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CON271 Construction Safety Students with OSHA 30 certification may have this course waived. 0–3
GTC108 or
MAT15+ or
MAT187
Technical Mathematics II or College Algebra/Functions or Precalculus OR Higher level course in the Mathematical Applications [MA] area MA 3–6

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CON181 Cost Estimating 3
MAT182 Plane Trigonometry Take MAT182 if MAT15+ was completed in Term 2 MA 0–3
MGT229 Management and Leadership I SB 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3
CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3

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Course Area Key

Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

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.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Construction Management (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=172289).