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, as an associate degree graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.
- Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
- Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
- Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
- Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
- Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively.
- Use computer technology appropriate to the field.
- Use scientific and mathematical reasoning appropriate to the technology.
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!