Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Management of Construction Area of Concentration, Architectural/Construction Technology AAS: 303

(R): 303

There are two areas of concentration leading to the AAS in architectural and construction technology: architectural technology and management of construction. In addition, two certificates are offered: CAD for the building professional and management of construction. Both of the AAS areas of concentration are designed to prepare graduates for entry into paraprofessional positions in the construction-industry and architecture upon completion of the curriculum. (See Architectural Technology )

This AAS areas of concentration is designed to prepare graduates to organize, operate, manage, and control the unique and demanding systems, procedures, and services in the construction industry, both on the job site and in the contractor’s office. Areas of study include cost control, planning, scheduling, controlling and expediting construction, contract bidding and estimating, personnel management, and the overall management of construction operations. This curriculum prepares students for construction management careers in any type or size of construction firm.

The curriculum is not designed as a transfer program except to institutions having a construction curriculum. A student seeking a four-year bachelor’s degree must meet with the program coordinator in the management of construction program or the applied technologies department chair to work out a suitable program of study.

General Education Course Selections

Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence

A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows. All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor in the management of construction program.

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A  , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

Choose two courses from the following program electives :  ACCT 221 , ARCH 101 , ARCH 103 , ARCH 183 , ARCH 202 , ARCH 203 , ARCH 204 , any BLDG courses, CMGT 274 , CMGT 290 , MATH 165 .


Program Outline / Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Foundation Courses

  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)

Distribution Courses

General Education Elective

  • General education elective 4 semester hours (GEEL)

Program Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or elective.

Select two courses from the following program electives : ACCT 221 , ARCH 101 , ARCH 103 , ARCH 183 , ARCH 202 ARCH 203 ARCH 204 , any BLDG course, CMGT 274 , CMGT 290 , MATH 165 .

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the principles and methods used in the installation of materials and building components including structural, nonstructural, mechanical, and electrical systems.
  • Demonstrate technical mastery of the methods and procedures of reading architectural, structural, and mechanical drawings.
  • Assist a field manager or project manager with basic project administration procedures both in the field and at the office.
  • Demonstrate technical mastery in the computer software and surveying equipment used for project administration, estimating, scheduling, and surveying.
  • Develop a working knowledge of construction estimating and scheduling procedures and the legal implications applicable to a construction project.