Construction Supervision - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 500

Program Information
The construction industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in Cumberland County and southern New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Department of Labor. The construction industry will increase by 8 percent, while heavy construction will increase by 17 percent. This program prepares students for entry- level supervisory positions with all types of construction companies. These positions require a working knowledge in many areas including finance, marketing and sales, management, estimating, scheduling, cost control and monitoring safety programs. This program is designed to develop supervisors, not technicians. Students get an in-depth background in how to manage technology, integrating business and general education.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Analyze and interpret all types of construction drawings. •Identify and calculate quantities of material, labor, and equipment needed for a construction project. •Solve construction problems, specify construction goals and execute projects. •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Employment Opportunities:
Construction supervisor, general contractors, project managers, constructors, project engineers or construction superintendents

Program Requirements (38-39)
Credits
CM
114
Management of Field Operations
3
CM
121
Construction/Architectural Drawing
3
CM
131
Construction Safety
3
CM
137
Construction Codes
3
CM
204
Construction Specifications
3
CM
206
Construction Estimating
3
CM
214
Project Mgmt: Planning & Scheduling
3
CM
216
Construction Contract & Labor Law
3
CM
218
Construction Methods & Materials
3
IT
102
CAD I
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
3
Program Elective
2-3

General Education Requirements (22)
Credits
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing or
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
MA
110
College Algebra
3
BI
122
Environmental Science
4
PY
101
General Psychology
3
Diversity Elective
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
BU
115
Introduction to Business
3
CM
112
Materials and Supply Management
3
IT
105
Blueprint Reading & Sketching
2
IT
211
CAD II
3

Total Credits: (60-61)