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    Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Construction Management: AS


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Associate of Science | 67 credits minimum

Division of Technical Specialties
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, CT 274
General Information, (801) 957-4073
Program Information, (801) 957-4066

www.slcc.edu/construction
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor, Taylorsville Redwood Campus CT 249, (801) 957-4550

Program Faculty:
Associate Professor −Chad Fail
Assistant 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 at (801) 957-4550. 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 http://www.slcc.edu/cashiering/tuition-and-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
Students explore construction and technology related topics which will enhance their ability to successfully compete in today’s marketplace in the construction management industry. 1, 5, 6, 7
Students make an informed selection as to a career in construction management or related technology. 1, 4, 5, 6
To prepare students for a variety of construction related occupations. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
To provide a continuing education for current working students who desire a degree for further job advancement. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Students learn the necessary green & sustainable building practices that are required by clients, architects, engineers and local and national building codes and standards. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Graduates of this program are prepared with entry level skills that result in accelerated advancement in their employment. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
To prepare students for transfer to various construction management related programs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

General Education Requirements


NOTE: In selecting courses to fulfill general education requirements for an AS or AA Degree, students should consult their academic program and the institution to which they intend to transfer. Requirements may vary at four-year institutions.

Core Skills:


Quantitative Literacy (QL) Choose One Course (3-5 Credits) from the Following


Institutional Requirements:


Distribution Areas:


Choose one course (3-4 credits) from each of the following distribution areas. One of the courses must also be a Diversity course (DV).

Fine Arts (FA)  3-4
Humanities (HU)  3

 

Interdisciplinary (ID)


Construction Design Principles and Practice


Sample Schedule


Total: 16


Total: 18


Total: 18


Total: 15


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 at (801) 957-4550.

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.

Additional Program Notes:


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://www.skillsusa-utah.org/

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