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

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

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 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.

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.


First TermCOFC 1080*Construction Trades Core OR4
COFC 1011*Overview of Building Construction Practices and Materials AND(3)
COFC 1020*Professional Tool Use and Safety(3)
COFC 1050Construction Print Reading Fundamentals3
COFC 1050Construction Print Reading Fundamentals3
CARP 1070Site Layout, Footings and Foundations3

Second TermENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I3
CMTT 2010Residential Estimating Review3
CMTT 2020Construction Drafting I OR3
DFTG 1101CAD Fundamentals(4)
CMTT 2050Residential Code Review3

Third TermCARP 1105Floor Wall and Stair Framing4
CARP 1110Ceiling and Roof Framing4
CMTT 2130Computerized Construction Scheduling3
CMTT 2170Construction Contracting OR(3)
ACCT 2140Legal Environment of Business(3)
Occupational Elective3

Fourth TermEMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Prof. Development2
MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics3
CARP 1112Exterior Finishes and Roof Coverings4
CARP 1114Interior Finishes I4
CARP 1190Advanced Residential Finishes and Decks3
*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.

Program Advisor
William Pickett
Griffin Campus

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107