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Construction Management Basic Skills Certificate Engineering and Applied Technology Total Units: 16.5
This program is currently inactive. Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.

Term Effective: Spring 2002


The Construction Management Basic Skills Skills Certificate introduces students to the world of construction management and prepares students with knowledge and basic skills that enable them to function effectively in the construction management field or working for a general building contractor.

The program includes: an overview of basic manual drafting skills; the language of blueprints and specifications as applied to residential construction; an introduction to organization and management of construction projects; an overview of the construction industry, the building design process, construction project process, and roles and responsibilities of those involved; an overview of the architectural design process and the roles of participants; the language of blueprints and specifications as applied to non-residential construction; an examination of project organization and management issues; and the development of basic construction-related writing and graphic representation skills.

Students completing the Construction Management Basic Skills Skills Certificate may find employment in the following areas: assistant to a contractor or construction manager; office assistant; plan checker; construction materials sales; on-site construction work.

Students interested in a suggested order for taking classes in this program, can view the recommended course sequence.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Construction Management Basic Skills Certificate program are:

  • Complete 16.5 units from
    • Construction Management Basic Skills Requirements

Construction Management Basic Skills Requirements - complete 16.50 units
APTECH 55Basic Drafting Skills1.50
APTECH 90BQuantitative Reasoning in Applied Technology4.00
CONS 270Blueprint Reading3.00
CONS 70Construction Project Organization and Management3.00

Term Effective: Spring 2002

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Spring 2012

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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