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Associate of Applied Science: 2014–2015 Catalog Year


Associate of Applied Science

The Construction specialization of the AAS Technology degree provides industry-specific training that addresses topics of critical importance to subcontractors, general contractors, superintendents and project managers. Students will study contract administration, coordination, negotiation, quality control and the management of labor resources, equipment and materials.

Salary: $30,460–$57,190 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Average growth

Good To Know: Changes in building technology may increase the need for construction personnel. Employment depends on economy and layoffs may occur during times of low construction activity.

Total Requirements: 60 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Program Requirements 36 Units (Credits)
BI 101 Introduction to Building Codes 3
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
CONS 108 Construction Materials and Methods 3
CONS 114 Soils, Sitework, Concrete and Testing 3
CONS 118 Construction Contract Documents 3
CONS 120 Blueprint Reading and Specification 3
CONS 121 Principles of Construction Estimating 3
CONS 205 Construction Site Safety 1
CONS 216 Structural Layout Assembly 2
CONS 281 Construction Planning Scheduling And Control 3
CONS 290 Internship in Construction 3
Program Electives (Choose 6 units) 6 Units (Credits)
AC 198 Special Topics in HVAC 2
AIT 201 Pneumatic Power Technologies 3
CONS 116 Plumbing Principles and Methods 2
CONS 230 Electrical Distribution System 2
DFT 100 Basic Drafting Principles 3
ELM 143 Wiring Techniques 2
ENRG 110 Introduction to Alternative Energy 3
ENRG 210 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design and Installation 3
ET 131 DC for Electronics 4
ET 155 Home Technology Convergence 4
MT 160 Hydraulic Power 3
MTT 105 Machine Shop I 3
WELD 211 Welding I 3
General Education Requirements 24 Units (Credits)
English/Communications Requirement
Recommended: BUS 107
Human Relations Requirement
Recommended: BUS 110
Humanities/Social Science Requirements 3
Mathematics Requirement
Recommended: MATH 110
Science Requirement 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirements 3
General Elective 3
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Associate of Applied Science can be found on the Associate of Applied Science page.

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