Feb 04, 2023  
2021-2022 SLCC General Catalog 

Construction Management: AS

Associate of 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 designed to teach light commercial and residential construction management and sustainable building methods that address the green building and energy conservation demands of today. It is designed to allow students to transfer into various construction management related programs. The program provides student with an in-depth educational experience in construction management coursework. It is a building block toward a BS degree in Construction Management or related fields.

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 various transfer options, please contact the SLCC Program Advisor in Academic and Career Advising. Students who earn an AS degree in Construction Management have the option to transfer into the Technology Management - Construction Management Option, Bachelor Degree at Utah Valley University.

Estimated Cost for Students
For tuition and student fees see https://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx.
Estimated cost of books varies based on 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
8 - Develop the attitudes and skills for lifelong wellness

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) 2 courses

Quantitative Literacy (QL) 1 course

American Institutions (AI) 1 course

Institutional Requirements

Communication (CM) 1 course

  • Communication (CM)  

    Note For those students choosing to Transfer to Weber State University it is suggested that you take COMM 1020 .

International & Global (IG) 1 course

Lifelong Wellness (LW) 1 course

Distribution Areas

Choose 1 course from each of the following distribution areas. One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).

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.

It is recommended to those students seeking an AS degree to complete one or more general education requirements in the summer.

The AS Degree in Construction Management is designed for students with some construction experience and those students wishing to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management.

We recommend students transferring to Weber State take the additional courses at Salt Lake Community College - ACCT 2010 , MATH 1060 , MGT 2050  and PHYS 2010 . They are not required for the degree.

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