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: $28,180–$53,160 / 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.
The purpose of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Technology is to provide employment-related knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a chosen field of study.
Students who complete programs in occupational areas are expected to demonstrate they:
- know the subject matter appropriate to the emphasis of the degree.
- communicate effectively and appropriately, in oral and written form.
- locate, evaluate and properly utilize the tools and resources appropriate to a technology professional.
- acquire skills and perform tasks necessary for employment or career advancement.
- an appreciation of the importance of social, ethical, legal and diversity issues.
- an appreciation of the need and importance of lifelong learning.
A minimum of 60 total credits chosen from the following categories:
Program Requirements36 Units (Credits)
|CONS 111||Commercial Building Codes||3|
|CONS 108||Construction Materials and Methods||4|
|CADD 100||Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting||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||2|
|CEM 100||Fundamentals of Construction Management||3|
|CONS 281||Construction Planning Scheduling And Control||3|
|CONS 290||Internship in Construction||3|
|SUR 119||Construction Surveying||3|
|CONS 109||Construction Materials and Methods II||4|
General Education Requirements24 Units (Credits)
Recommended: BUS 107, must include a writing course
|Human Relations Requirement|
Recommended: BUS 110
|Humanities/Social Science Requirements||3|
MATH 126 or higher
|U.S. and Nevada Constitution Requirements||3|
Suggested Course Sequence
Program Requirements: 60 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.
First Semester: 16 Credits
|Human Relations Course||3|
Second Semester: 16 Credits
|MATH 126 or higher||3|
Third Semester: 14 Credits
|Humanities/Social Science Course||3|
Fourth Semester: 14 Credits