Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Construction Management

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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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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Construction Trades: Construction Management (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5595
Total Credits Required
20–23.5
Catalog Year
2019-2020

What You’ll Learn

 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 Administration (OSHA) Standards in daily work activities. 

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Construction Trades: Construction Management program 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 program. 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:

  • 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 may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

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

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CON117 Interpersonal Skills, Issues and Resolutions in Construction Critical course Gateway course 2
CON138 Introduction to Project Management and Resource Control 1
CON140 Construction Scheduling and Time Management 1
CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors 3
CON271 Construction Safety 3
ABC120 or
MEC120 or
PNT120
Basic Calculations for Construction High School GPA of 2.6 or above OR placement exam if no GPA available 0–1.5

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CON181 Cost Estimating 3
CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3
CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3
CNS290AA or
CNS290AB or
CNS290AC
Construction Internship or Construction Internship 1–3

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CON117 Interpersonal Skills, Issues and Resolutions in Construction Critical course Gateway course 2
CON271 Construction Safety 3
ABC120 or
MEC120 or
PNT120
Basic Calculations for Construction High School GPA of 2.6 or above OR placement exam if no GPA available 0–1.5

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CON138 Introduction to Project Management and Resource Control 1
CON140 Construction Scheduling and Time Management 1
CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CON181 Cost Estimating 3
CON244 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3
CNS290AA or
CNS290AB or
CNS290AC
Construction Internship or Construction Internship 1–3

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Disclaimer

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

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.

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