This degree prepares students to supervise and manage the construction of commercial and residential buildings. Students learn proper procedures and materials that comply with plans, specifications, and building codes. Students will be prepared for employment as construction estimators, schedulers, project managers, and other supervisory positions in the construction industry.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Analyze items, elements, or systems in a construction project by manually and visually identifying what is necessary for its construction, accurately calculate the quantities needed, and estimate its total installed cost.
- Correlate the construction field administration phase including contract documents, construction schedules, submittals, reports, and close-out elements.
- Diagnose construction contracts, lien laws, contract changes, scheduling, insurances and bonds, and contract disputes.
- Analyze the value of Lean techniques and their significance in the area of construction.
General Education Requirements (22 Credits)
Mathematics (3 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Please Note: If transferring for a Bachelor’s Degree, the student should complete MATH 124 or 124E or MATH 126 or 126E.
English Composition (3-5 Credits)
NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.
Communications (3 Credits)
Human Relations (3 Credits)
Natural Science (3 Credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)
- any AM prefix course
- or any ANTH prefix course (except ANTH 102 and ANTH 110L)
- or any ART prefix course
- or any COM prefix course
- or CRJ 104 - Introduction to Administration of Justice
- or DAN 101 - Dance Appreciation
- or any ECON prefix course
- or ENG 223 - Themes of Literature or above
- or GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
- or HHP 150 - Living Healthy and Well
- or HHP 201 - Stress Management
- or HHP 213 - Healthy Aging
- or any HIST prefix course
- or any MUS prefix course (except MUS 100)
- or any PHIL prefix course
- or PHO 101 - Beginning Photography
- or any PSC prefix course
- or any PSY prefix course
- or any SOC prefix course
- or any THTR prefix course (except THTR 275)
- or WMST 113 - Gender, Race, and Class
- or World Languages 101B or above (this includes the following course prefixes: ARA, ARM, CHI, FIL, FREN, GER, GRE, ITAL, JPN, KOR, LAT, PORT, RUS, SPAN, and THAI)
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (4-6 Credits)
Special Program Requirements (38 Credits)
Core Requirements (38 Credits)
- CONS 100B - Construction Careers
- and CONS 108B - Construction Materials and Methods (Excavation, Concrete, Masonry, Metals, Woods, Plastics)
- and CONS 109 - Construction Materials and Methods (Insulation, Cladding, Doors, Windows, Finishes, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical)
- and CONS 111B - Commercial Building Codes (IBC)
- and CONS 113B - Residential Codes (IRC)
- and CONS 121B - Principles of Construction Estimating
- and CONS 185B - Lean Construction
- and CONS 205B - Construction Site Safety
- and CONS 282B - Construction Law
- and CONS 285B - Construction Estimating and Scheduling
- and CONS 286B - Construction Management and Analysis
- and CONS 299B - Construction Capstone Course
Digital Literacy Requirement (0-3 Credits)