Feb 04, 2023  
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog 

Construction Management and Sustainable Building: AAS (CTE)

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Associate of Applied Science | 68 credits minimum

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

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 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 at (801) 957-4550. 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: For tuition and student fees see 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
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. Students will pursue this career. 1, 4, 5, 6
To prepare technicians 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 is 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

Construction Design Principles and Practice

Sample Schedule

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.

The AAS Degree in Construction Management and Sustainable Building is designed for students with little or no previous construction experience.

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

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://skillsusautah.org

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