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Construction Management – AAS

The Construction Management program was developed in response to the high unemployment rate of the District of Columbia and the projections of the D.C. Department of Employment Services and Bureau of Labor Statistics for an increased need for construction workers in this area.

This program will serve as a model for the emerging field of green construction training and prepares students for entry-level construction jobs such as:

  • Engineering Aide
  • Assistant Construction Manager
  • Estimator
  • Scheduler
  • Small Construction Company Owner

The program consists of 65 semester credits–23 credits are general education and required courses, 39 credits are construction management courses, and 3 credits are for an elective. Full-time students can complete the program in two years. Students will be taught using laboratory instruction, classroom instruction, and field trips to construction sites.

On completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental processes used to create project designs and construction documents
  • Define the roles, relationships and responsibilities of the participants in the design and construction process.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of contract administration procedures and the communication methods used in their implementation.
  • Define the methods, materials, and techniques used in the design and construction of buildings and civil works.
  • Interpret construction documents to predict project costs, plan construction operations, develop project schedules and assign resources.
  • Interpret and apply building codes in construction processes
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of safety, health, and environmental issues related to construction activities

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Please contact the Division of Student Achievement for more information or call 202.274.5830