Programs

Construction Management (Diploma)

Program Description

The Construction Management diploma program is designed for the student who wishes to prepare for a career in some aspect of construction supervision. The diploma program in carpentry provides background skills in several areas of construction. Supervision courses, computer aided drafting, project management, and accounting for construction businesses provide a core of management and supervisory courses leading to a Construction Management diploma.

Program Details

  • Major Code: CM12
  • Award Level: Diploma
  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 4 terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 56

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Program Courses

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual's path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Term Course Title Credits
First Term
COFC 1050 Construction Print Reading Fundamentals 3
CARP 1070 Site Layout, Footings and Foundations 3
Option Group Choose one of the following course groups:
Group A: COFC 1080
COFC 1080 Construction Trades Core 4 hours
Group B: COFC 1011 AND COFC 1020
COFC 1011 Overview of Building Construction Practices and Materials (3) hours
COFC 1020 Professional Tool Use and Safety (3) hours
Second Term
CMTT 2010 Residential Estimating Review 3
CMTT 2050 Residential Code Review 3
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
Course Options Choose one of the following course options:
Option 1: CMTT 2020 Construction Drafting I 3 hours
Option 2: DFTG 1101 CAD Fundamentals (4) hours
Third Term
CARP 1105 Floor Wall and Stair Framing 4
CARP 1110 Ceiling and Roof Framing 4
CMTT 2130 Computerized Construction Scheduling 3
Course Options Choose one of the following course options:
Option 1: CMTT 2170 Construction Contracting 3 hours
Option 2: ACCT 2140 Legal Environment of Business 3 hours
Elective Occupational Elective 3
Fourth Term
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Prof Development 2
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
CARP 1112 Exterior Finishes and Roof Coverings 4
CARP 1114 Interior Finishes I 4
CARP 1190 Advanced Residential Finishes and Decks 3

Note: COFC 1080 - Construction Trades Core may substitute for COFC 1011 - Overview of Building Construction Practices and Materials AND COFC 1020 - Professional Tool Use and Safety.

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Program Advisor

William Pickett
Instructor
william.pickett@sctech.edu
770-467-6053
Griffin Campus

Career and Academic Planning

Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
sharon.craft@sctech.edu
706-646-6143
Griffin Campus
Room 107