Bakersfield College

Construction

Construction Management Associate of Science Degree

This two-year program is designed to prepare students for positions as first-line supervisors and managers in the construction industry. Graduates of the program will be prepared to work with contractors, architect, engineer, and suppliers and perform such duties as material takeoff, cost estimation, purchasing, and timekeeping.

Program Learning Outcomes

The successful student will be able to:

  • safely execute technical skills in lab environments that are required for employment in the construction industry.
  • investigate and resolve problems in construction planning, scheduling and management
  • demonstrate the ability to interpret architectural and construction drawings and documents, demonstrating knowledge of various building materials and methods and related building technologies.

Career Opportunities:

Construction Supervisor, Construction Manager.

To Achieve the Associate of Science Degree

Upon completion of graduation requirements and the required degree courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Construction Technology Associate of Science Degree.

Total Units: 34

Required Courses

Course # Name Units
ARCH B55 Residential Building Codes 3.0
ARCH B56 Commercial Codes 3.0
BSAD B61 Human Resources Management 3.0
CNST B1 Introduction to Construction 3.0
CNST B2 Estimating and Scheduling 3.0
CNST B3 Construction Supervision and Project Management 3.0
CNST B5 Building Construction I 4.0
CNST B6 Building Construction II 4.0
CNST B7 Residential Finish Construction 4.0
CNST B9 Residential Electrical Wiring 4.0
Category Units
Units in Major 34.0
Local GE 27.0
Degree Total 61.0

Recommended Sequence

Semester 1 (14 units — suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
CNST B1 Introduction to Construction 3.0
CNST B5 Building Construction I 4.0
ENGL B1A Expository Composition 3.0
TECM B52 Mathematic Tools for Careers 3.0
STDV B1 Educational Planning 1.0

Semester 2 (15 units — suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
CNST B6 Building Construction II 4.0
CNST B7 Residential Finish Construction 4.0
ART B5 Three-Dimensional Design 3.0
HIST B17B History of the United States Since 1870 3.0
PHED Choose one 1.0

Semester 3 (16 units — suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
ARCH B55 Residential Building Codes 3.0
CNST B2 Estimating and Scheduling 3.0
BSAD B61 Human Resources Management 3.0
POLS B1 American Government: National, State and Local 3.0
PHSC B12 Physical Science 4.0

Semester 4 (16 units — suggested GE listed)

Course # Name Units
ARCH B56 Commercial Codes 3.0
CNST B3 Construction Supervision and Project Management 3.0
CNST B9 Residential Electrical Wiring 4.0
POLS B1 American Government: National, State and Local 3.0
HLED B1 Principles of Health Education 3.0
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