Nov 22, 2019  
2019-2020 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 SLCC General Catalog

Construction Management and Sustainable Building: AAS (CTE)


Associate of Applied Science | 64 credits minimum

Apprenticeship and Construction Related Technology Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus CT 274
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4066
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professor − Chad Fail
Associate Professor − Boyd Johnson

Program Description
This program is dedicated to teaching light commercial and residential sustainable construction methods that address the green building & energy conservation demands of today. It is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on experience in various areas of building construction, interior finishes & cabinetmaking, along with project management and business management courses.

Career Opportunities
Entry level positions within a construction company with potential for rapid promotion. This is the first step toward starting a construction management career or private contractor business.

Transfer Information
For information regarding transfer options, please contact the SLCC Program Advisor in Academic and Career Advising. Students who earn an AAS degree in Construction Management and Sustainable Building have the option to transfer into the Technology Management Bachelor Degree at Utah Valley University. UVU can accept up to 45 technical credits towards this degree. Student may take additional general education classes to complete the AS Degree in Construction Management and then transfer to various Bachelor programs in Construction Management

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/cashiering/tuition-and-fees.aspx.
Estimated cost of books varies based on pathway and course selection.

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is two years.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically and creatively
5 - Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
6 - Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
7 - Develop computer and information literacy

Discover construction technology that will enhance the ability to successfully compete in today’s marketplace in the construction management industry.

1, 4, 6, 7

Prepare students for a variety of construction related occupations.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6

Provide continuing educational opportunities for currently working students who desire a degree for further job advancement.

1, 6

Identify sustainable building practices required by clients, architects, engineers and local and national building codes and standards.

1, 2, 4, 6

Apply entry level skills that result in accelerated advancement in employment.

1, 4, 6

Prepare students for transfer to various construction management related programs.

1, 3, 6, 7

Interpret building plans and specifications.

1, 2, 7

Summarize industry driven software used for editing, managing, marking-up, designing & sharing construction documents.

1, 2, 7

Estimate the true cost of building projects by preparing cost breakdowns.

1, 3, 4, 7

Apply construction law and its related applications, including contracts, liens & liability exposure.

1, 2, 4, 6

Create a final presentation utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Projects software.

1, 2, 4, 6, 7

General Education Requirements


Core Skills


Composition (EN) 1 course


Quantitative Studies (QS) 1 course


Communication (CM) 1 course


Human Relations (HR) 1 course


Distribution Areas


Choose 2 courses from the following

Advising Notes


It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Construction Management Program Advisor prior to starting this program. It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. The Program Advisor may be reached in Academic and Career Advising.

SKILLSUSA - All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employable skills. For more information see http://utahskillsusa.org