Construction Management Major

Study the management and technology sides of the residential and commercial construction industry while developing an understanding of current building codes, construction materials and processes, principles of design and construction safety. You’ll explore topics such as interpreting construction documents, the importance of communication skills, project scheduling and understanding job cost reports as you learn through classroom, lab and field experiences. The curriculum combines technical instruction with management concepts to prepare you to take on a supervisory role in the field.

WORK IN MANY AREAS, INCLUDING

  • project management
  • construction estimating
  • general contracting
  • specification writing
  • project scheduling
  • construction sales
  • public agencies
  • project inspecting

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A(N)

  • construction engineer
  • code enforcement inspector
  • engineering technician
  • estimator
  • field technician
  • project engineer/manager
  • quality control technician

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101
Student Success Seminar
MTH135
Precalculus – A student may take MTH125
(College Algebra) and MTH130 (Trigonometry) over two semesters to satisfy this requirement.
CET121
Building Materials and Construction
Methods
CET237
Interpreting Construction Documents
DET125
Basic AutoCAD
ITD122
Computer Applications for Professionals
ENG124
College Composition
MET124
Statics and Strength of Materials
CET227
Surveying I
PHY121
College Physics I with Algebra (lab)
CET125
Soil Mechanics or
CET222 Concrete and Asphalt Testing
Arts & Humanities Elective1
CET223
Structural Design I
CET232
Land Planning and Design
CET235
Construction Management, Job
Cost and Safety
ENG221
Technical Report Writing
CET225
Sustainable Building Service Systems
CET239
Building Code Applications
CET226
Estimating
CET236
Global Positioning System

TOTAL CREDITS 62

Associate of applied science in civil engineering technology

Career Enhancement Certificates in

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  • Choose Ohio First Scholarship

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The civil engineering technology program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (TAC of ABET); www.abet.org

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Canton Joint Engineering Council