Construction Management

 

Students can learn how to organize and run their own independent construction business.

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The Foundation of Every Building

Gain the experience needed to be a project manager on building construction projects. You will learn about construction principles, techniques, materials and building equipment; manual and computer-assisted drafting; building contracting processes; legal considerations; and cost estimating and scheduling using the latest software. This program is ideal if you want to explore the construction field; are employed in field positions in construction and wish to expand your career options; or have supervision experience in construction and want to become an estimator, scheduler or manager.

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Construction and Building Inspector– est. salary $55,709*
Construction Supervisor – est. salary $71,495*
Cost Estimator – est. salary $66,771*

 

EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Construction Management degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 101 - Introduction to Design and Construction 3 credits   Major Course Tech Comp
ADC 103 - CAD Basics 3 credits   Major Course Tech Comp
ADC 136 - Construction Safety and Building Codes 3 credits   Major Course
ENGL 101 - English Composition 3 credits Must complete ENGL 101 with minimum grade of “C” or better ENGL 101
MATH 137 - Geometry for Design 3 credits   Mathematics
  • This program is designed to provide students with the option of entering the workforce or transferring to a bachelor's degree program after earning their associate's degree
  • Follow this course schedule each semester and you’ll earn your associate’s degree in two years
  • Make sure you discuss your first semester schedule and your educational plan with an advisor or counselor when you register.

Semester 2

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 112 - Construction Materials and Detailing: Properties 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 146 - Construction Supervision and Business Practices 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 163 - Digital Documentation in Architecture and Construction 3 credits   Major Course
SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology 3 credits   Social Sciences Interpretive Studies American/Global Diversity Writing Intensive
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits   ENGL 102 & Info Lit

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Summer I

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 186 - Surveying 3 credits   Major Course

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 226 - Structures I — Analysis 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 246 - Contracts and Specifications 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 236 - Construction Cost Estimating I 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 212 - Construction Materials and Detailing: Methods 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 286 - Building Rehabilitation and Energy Retrofit 3 credits   Major Course

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required.

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ADC 261 - Construction Management and Scheduling 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 227 - Structures II — Design 3 credits   Major Course
ADC 237 - Construction Cost Estimating II — Computer Methods & Cost-Benefit Analysis 3 credits   Major Course
EASC 111 - Environmental Conservation 3 credits   Natural Science
ADC 176 / HIST 176 - Philadelphia History: Architecture and Planning 3 credits   Humanities
  • Congratulations, this is your final semester! Don’t forget to complete your graduation application.
  • Meet with an advisor when registering for your classes
  • Finalize your transfer plans:
  • Take advantage of our scholarship opportunities for transferring students and apply for a scholarship
  • Visit Career Connections to learn about internships and your future career possibilities

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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