Construction Technology: Management - A.A.S.
This program prepares students for careers in construction by blending hands-on construction skills with project planning, management and accomplishment skills. Students are also exposed to accounting, bidding, drafting, and business organization and management. Graduates with the Construction Technology: Management, AAS (Associate of Applied Science) degree have the option of completing a four-year degree with two more years of study; Industrial Technology Management (B. Tech.) is one possible track.
Construction Technology: Management is a good choice for students interested in a career that involves both the business and technical elements of construction.
Students in this Major:
- Learn fundamental construction techniques via hands-on experience.
- Conduct construction material analysis, (eg: steel, soils, concrete) using industry-standard equipment.
- Experience an educational experience that blends the fields of construction, business, and management.
- Develop computer software skills, project scheduling techniques, and construction methods utilized in the management of construction projects
- Construction Project Manager Assistant
- Project Planning and Scheduling
- Construction Equipment Salesperson
- Residential Contractor
- Commercial Contractor
- Purchasing Agent
- Code Enforcement Officer
- Insurance Adjustor
Recent Employers of SUNY Canton Graduates:
- Atlantic Testing Laboratories
- Barrett Paving Materials Inc.
- Northeast Construction Services
- C & S Companies
- Tuscarora Construction
- Jeffords Steel Inc.
- CIVES Steel
- Many local construction companies
- Career opportunities currently exist at all levels of the construction industry.
- Infrastructure rehabilitation should maintain the need for construction technicians and assistant project managers.
- SUNY Canton (B. Tech in Industrial Technology Management)
- SUNY Alfred (B.S., B.T. in Construction Management)
- Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.
- Students must be qualified to enter Applied College Mathematics (MATH101) or Intermediate Algebra (MATH 106)
Students who do not meet the recommended high school math prerequisites may still be admitted to the College, but completing the program may require more than two years.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 1162)
Semester I Credits
|BSAD 100||Introduction to Business||3|
|CONS 112||Wood Structures||3|
|ENGL 102||Oral and Written Expression (GER 10)||3|
|FYEP 101||First Year Experience||1|
|Applied College Mathematics1,2 OR
|SOET 101||Introduction to Computer Usage for Technicians||1|
|SOET 116||Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting Design||2|
Semester II Credits
|CITA 109||Intermediate Spreadsheets||1|
|CONS 111||Commercial Structures||3|
|CONS 132||Construction Drafting||3|
|Technical Mathematics1 OR
|PHYS 115||Basic Physics (GER 2)||4|
Semester III Credits
|ACCT 104||Survey of Accounting||4|
|BSAD 201||Business Law I||3|
|CONS 101||Elementary Surveying||4|
|CONS 222||Construction Estimating||2|
|CONS 253||Concrete Technology||3|
Semester IV Credits
|CONS 274||Construction Management||3|
|CONS 294||Soil Investigation*||3|
|Business or Construction Elective||3|
|Social Science Elective||3|
* Fulfills writing intensive requirement.
1 Two MATH sequences are available. MATH101 + MATH135, or MATH106 + MATH123 (or 121). Students who plan on pursuing education beyond this degree, should take the Algebra sequence (MATH 106 + MATH 123). Consultation with advisor is recommended.
2 A grade of C or better is required in the prerequisite MATH course in order to advance to MATH135 or MATH123.
NOTE: Construction Technology: Management students must successfully complete the SUNY Canton Computer Competency requirement.
ADDITIONAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Students must have completed a minimum of nine CONS credits at SUNY Canton. Student transfer records must be reviewed and approved by the program director.