Associate Degree Program
You will prepare for a career in the office of a construction company! The combination of architecture, construction, and business courses will give you the solid foundation necessary to succeed in construction and its related industries. You will understand Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), construction materials and methods, as well as building services.
This program is offered at the Dover, Georgetown, and Stanton campuses.
What You Can Do
In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:
- Construction Supervisor
- Building Inspector
- Engineering Technician
- Project Manager
- Cost Estimator
- Construction Material Sales
- Specification Writer
- General Contracting
What You Will Earn
Competitive starting salaries range from $25,000-$50,000.
What You Will Learn
Program Graduate Competencies
The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.
- Utilize modern instruments, methods and standards to interpret and edit construction drawings and documents.
- Utilize modern accounting, construction and architectural principles and practices to estimate material quantities and costs for construction projects.
- Prepare and implement codes, contracts and specifications in design, construction and inspection activities.
- Employ the principles of leadership in the management of construction projects.
- Employ professional, ethical and legal standards and practices in construction projects.
- Employ productivity software to solve technical problems and manage technical activities.
- Recognize the need for quality, timeliness, continuous improvement, appreciate the need for and have the ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development.
Core Curriculum Competencies
The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you will be able to do as a graduate, regardless of your program of study. You will acquire these core competencies through general education courses and program-specific coursework. You will be expected to use relevant technology to achieve these outcomes:
- Apply clear and effective communication skills.
- Use critical thinking to solve problems.
- Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
- Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree?
This is a Connected Degree program that enables you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior. See an academic counselor for details!