Associate of Applied Science Degree
The associate of applied science degree with specialization in construction management technology is designed to provide individuals with a sound background for rewarding careers in the construction industry. The program is structured to provide training in both the technical and business components of this industry. Technical courses examine the materials, processes and systems used in construction. The business courses teach basic business practices and computer skills.
The program will be valuable for students seeking entry-level positions, as well as individuals who are currently in the construction field seeking to enhance their employment opportunities. Graduates of the program will have sufficient knowledge of the construction process to make a valuable contribution in both the field and office environment.
They will be prepared for entry-level employment in the following areas:
- Architectural drafter
- Assistant construction superintendent
- Construction inspector
- Construction supervisor
- Land planning technician/Surveying technician
- Materials sales engineer
- Quality control technician
- Specifications writer trainee
- Structural engineering technician
Although this program is a two-year occupational program designed to prepare students for employment, four-year colleges and universities may accept much of this curriculum in transfer. Construction management students who wish to pursue the 3+1 transfer program to Eastern Michigan University or the 2+2 transfer program to Wayne State University are advised to meet with a program faculty member for alternate course selections before registering for classes.
For information regarding transfer opportunities for this, or any program, please visit the Transfer section of the MCCC website.
Note: The following codes identify courses that satisfy MCCC’s General Education Requirements :
(C1) GE Natural Sciences Competency
(C2) GE Mathematics Competency
(C3) GE Writing Competency
(C4) GE Computer Literacy Competency
(C5) GE Human Experience Competency
(C6) GE Social Systems Competency