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Construction Management Technology

10-455-4 Associate Degree (AAS) Full Time 63 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Location*: Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Are you ready to move up to project manager or supervisor in residential, commercial or industrial construction? This program will give you the necessary skills to determine the human, physical and financial resources necessary for project activities. You’ll learn to control costs, manage documents and supervise others to be an effective project manager. Your training will include work with subcontractors, suppliers and field staff to learn how to provide timely, cost-effective project completion. If you have limited construction background, internships will give you valuable experience. You will be well prepared to assume the duties of a construction project manager.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (45 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Site Layout and Construction (CMT)
    10-455-101
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10455101
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in site construction. Topics include soil characteristics, survey practices, building layout, excavation and shoring, utility placement, engineered fill, and water management. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to site construction.

    Prereq: Active in Const Mgmt Tech; Coreq: Undstd Const Docs 10455103 OR Drawings 10455121 AND College Tech Math 1A 10804113 OR College Tech Math 1 – 10804115; OR Prereq: Active in Const Proj Coord; Coreq: Undstd Const Docs 10455103 OR Drawings 10455121
  • Introduction to Construction Management (CMT)
    10-455-102
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455102
    • Credits: 1.00

    Serves as an introduction to the construction management profession and the Construction Management program at FVTC. Provides students with an overview of residential, commercial and industrial construction practice prior to student co-op experience.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology OR CTEI OR Construction Project Coordinator plans; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Understanding Construction Documents (CMT)
    10-455-103
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455103
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explores the contents of construction documents including site civil, structural, architectural, and MEP design and specifications. Applies knowledge of the design and specifications through the interpretation of the drawings, models, and the project manual. Navigates all facets of the construction documents to examine a project by discipline and as a system.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology OR CTEI OR Construction Project Coordinator plans; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Software Fundamentals for Construction (CMT)
    10-455-110
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455110
    • Credits: 1.00

    Applies business and construction software solutions to functional applications in construction. Explores and applies applications utilizing software that is needed to write and create documents, presentations, emails, and spreadsheets. Explores the use of project management and document management software. Collaborates with software and practices the use of business communication platforms utilized in the construction industry.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology OR Construction Proj. Coordinator OR Proj. Supervision OR Construction, Small Business Mgmt plans OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Construction Safety Management (CMT)
    10-455-127
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455127
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides training in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Teaches strategies for creating a successful safety management plan. Students receive their OSHA 30-hr. Construction Safety card upon successful completion.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or CTEI or Construction Project Coordinator or Supervision plans; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Accounting, Principles of
    10-101-107
    3Credit
    72
    90
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10101107
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces basic concepts and general principles of accounting to non-accounting students. Topics include financial statements, merchandising accounting for cash, inventory, payroll, budgeting and accounting software.

  • Construction Materials and Methods 1 (CMT)
    10-455-114
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455114
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explores the materials and techniques used to construct foundation and structural shell systems of a building. Analyzes the capacity and requirements for efficient installation of concrete, steel, wood, and engineered systems to construct the structural core of a vertical structure including interior partition framing. Examines code compliancy, adherence with construction documents, and specific governing organizational guidelines.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or Construction Project Coordinator plans; Software Fund for Const 10455110; Site Layout and Const 10455101; Understanding Const Documents 10455103 OR Understanding Construction Drawings 10455121
  • Construction Materials and Methods Lab (CMT)
    10-455-117
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455117
    • Credits: 4.00

    Applies the methods of installation of core and shell elements of a vertical structure. Layout and install/erect structural building elements including cast-in-place and precast concrete, masonry, structural steel, steel trusses, steel deck, and cold-formed steel frame wall systems. Execute the planning, operational supervision, and installation of a commercial structure.

    Prereq: Active in Const Mgmt Technology or Const Project Coordinator plans; Const Safety Mgmt 10455127 OR Const Hazard Recognition 10449118; Coreq: Const Materials and Methods 1 - 10455114 OR Foundation Systems 10455105 AND Structural Systems 10455111
  • Construction Management Internship (CMT)
    10-455-107
    2Credit
    389
    8
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 389
    • Outside Effort Hours: 8
    • Course Number: 10455107
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides on-the-job learning for students to work within the management function of a residential, commercial, or industrial contractor, developer, or consultant. Students are responsible for securing their own employment--with assistance from the instructor. Students currently employed in the construction industry may receive credit for prior learning.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology; Intro to Construction Mgmt 10455102; Construction Safety Mgmt 10455127 OR Construction Hazard Recognition 10449118
  • Construction Materials and Methods 2 (CMT)
    10-455-130
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455130
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explores the materials and techniques used to construct exterior shell and core interior fit-out systems of a building. Analyzes the capacity and requirements for efficient installation of all elements and systems to construct the exterior shell of a vertical structure including thermal and moisture, roofing, cladding, glazing, sealants, flashing, and stormwater management. Analyzes the capacity and requirements for efficient installation of all elements and systems to construct the interior fit-out of a vertical structure including acoustics, openings, wall/ceiling/floor finishes, FF&E, specialties, and conveying systems including stairs. Examines code compliancy, adherence with construction documents, and specific organizational guidelines.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or Construction Project Coordinator plans; Software Fundamentals for Const 10455110; Site Layout and Const 10455101; Understanding Const Documents 10455103 or Understanding Const Drawings 10455121
  • Construction Estimating (CMT)
    10-455-106
    2Credit
    48
    60
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 48
    • Outside Effort Hours: 60
    • Course Number: 10455106
    • Credits: 2.00

    Teaches students the basics of construction estimating with an emphasis on quantity takeoff procedures for both detailed and conceptual estimates. Additional topics include types of estimates, types of contracts and evaluation of subcontractors. Students use Microsoft Excel software to prepare a detailed estimate from a set of working drawings.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology; 10455114 OR 10455105 AND 10455111; 10455130 OR 10455112 AND 10455118; Coreq: 10455109. OR Prereq: Active in Construction Project Supervision; Coreq: 10455109.
  • Construction Contracts and Law (CMT)
    10-455-108
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455108
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explores the legal aspects of construction. Topics include types of contracts, contract procedures and documents, responsibilities of contractors and owners, reporting requirements, insurance, bonds, and change order management.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology OR Const Small Bus Mgmt OR Const Proj Sup plans OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Construction Scheduling (CMT)
    10-455-109
    2Credit
    48
    60
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 48
    • Outside Effort Hours: 60
    • Course Number: 10455109
    • Credits: 2.00

    Teaches students to plan and schedule construction projects. Provides information on establishing schedule activities, durations and logic. Students will manually draw and calculate CPM (critical path method) schedules. Students are also introduced to computer-aided scheduling.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology; 10455114 OR 10455105 AND 10455111; 10455130 OR 10455112 AND 10455118; OR Active in Construction Project Supervision.
  • Revit Architecture (CMT)
    10-455-120
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10455120
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces students to principles of building information modeling through the utilization of Autodesk Revit Architecture. Basic entry level user skills and advanced modeling and documentation techniques will be mastered utilizing Autodesk Revit. Students will model commercial structures by creating a 3-D set of documents inclusive of plan, elevation, and section views including associated schedules and libraries.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or CTEI plan; Understanding Construction Documents 10455103 or Understanding Construction Drawings 10455121
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Systems (CMT)
    10-455-126
    3Credit
    68
    94
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 68
    • Outside Effort Hours: 94
    • Course Number: 10455126
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Additional topics to include fire protection, communications and security systems. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to M.E.P. systems.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or Construction Proj Coord plan; 10455114 OR 10455105 AND 10455111; 10455130 OR 10455112 AND 10455118.
  • Construction Supervision (CMT)
    10-455-140
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455140
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the function of construction supervision. Practices routine communication, reporting, and documentation techniques. Executes daily and weekly task requirements of a superintendent. Focuses on the oversight of project schedules, site logistics, safety, trade labor coordination, and quality control.

    Prereq: Active in Constr Management Technology or Constr Project Coordinator plans; 10455114 OR 10455105 AND 10455111; 10455130 OR 10455112 AND 10455118; OR Active in Constr Project Supervision or Constr, Small Business Management plans.
  • Sustainable Construction Practices (CMT)
    10-455-142
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455142
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explores sustainable rating systems, design and construction of sustainable projects, and energy systems. Examines industry applications measured through the Triple Bottom Line principle: People, Planet, and Profit. Selection of construction methods that ensure construction projects minimize their environmental impact while supporting the economic wellbeing and social welfare of the communities in which they are constructed.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology plan
  • Construction Engineering Fundamentals (CMT)
    10-455-104
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10455104
    • Credits: 3.00

    Covers the principles of statics and strength of materials required to understand basic construction engineering and solve simple design problems. Design problems include wood, steel and reinforced concrete frames.

    Prereq: Admitted to Construction Management Technology program; College Physics 1 (10806143)
  • Virtual Design and Construction (CMT)
    10-455-115
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10455115
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explore the integration of design, construction, and operations of construction projects though the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) systems. Utilize Navisworks Manage to collaborate digital twin models. Create clash detection reports of building systems for BIM coordinated projects. Redline, mark up, measure 3D Navisworks models. Integrate cost loaded project schedules with time liner feature. Create take offs using the digital twin model. Moreover, learn Bluebeam techniques for efficient information sharing for preconstruction to closeout documents.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology; Construction Scheduling 10455109; Construction Estimating 10455106; Revit Architecture 10455120
  • Construction Financial Management (CMT)
    10-455-123
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455123
    • Credits: 2.00

    Introduces the principles of financial management used by construction companies including budget management and cash flow. Emphasis is on the construction manager's role in project profitability. Analyses of construction economic factors through cost, schedule and productivity management. Topics include project cash flow, billing, budget status reports, true profit and value engineering studies.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Mgmt Tech plan, Construction Estimating 10455106, Principles of Accounting 10101107; OR Active in Construction Proj Supervision cert, Construction Estimating 10455106; OR Active in Construction Small Business Mgmt
  • Construction Project Management (CMT)
    10-455-150
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455150
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the leadership skills of a Construction Project Manager. Interactively explores the function and practice of leading a project team. Executes project initiation, planning, execution and control, and closeout activities. Practices effective communications techniques, human resource interface, and balance of workplace culture.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology or Construction Project Supervision or Construction, Small Business Management plans; Construction Contracts and Law 10455108
  • Industrialized Construction (CMT)
    10-455-152
    2Credit
    54
    54
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10455152
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explore principles of industrialized construction through the study of mechanized and automated construction techniques and applications. Apply methods for increasing labor productivity, utilization of mechanized assembly, prefabrication of components and assemblies, and fast-tracking installation and commissioning of construction projects. Employ integrated lean construction techniques to reduce costs, installation time, risk and re-work, and maintain project quality and safety.

    Prereq: Active in Construction Management Technology, 10455114 OR 10455105 AND 10455111; 10455130 OR 10455112 AND 10455118

    General Studies (18 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103 OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
    10-801-196
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801196
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on developing effective listening techniques and verbal and nonverbal communication skills through oral presentation, group activity, and other projects. The study of self, conflict, and cultural contexts will be explored, as well as their impact on communication.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • College Technical Math 1A
    10-804-113
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804113
    • Credits: 3.00

    Topics include: solving linear equations; graphing; percent; proportions; measurement systems; computational geometry; and right triangle trigonometry. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1.

    Prereq: Alg – HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL 51+, Next Gen 250+, ACT Math 18+ OR Alg Prep 10834109 OR Math & Logic 10804133 OR Not pursuing a degree.
  • College Physics 1
    10-806-143
    3Credit
    72
    90

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 90
    • Course Number: 10806143
    • Credits: 3.00

    Presents the applications and theory of basic physics principles. This course emphasizes problem solving, laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include laboratory safety, unit conversions and analysis, kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, temperature and heat.

    Prereq: College Technical Math 1 (10804115) or College Technical Math 1A (10804113) or College Algebra and Trigonometry w Apps (10804197)
  • Economics
    10-809-195
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809195
    • Credits: 3.00

    This course is designed to give an overview of microeconomics, macroeconomics, and international economics. Concepts include scarcity, resources, alternative economic systems, growth, supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment and global economic issues.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
  • Psychology of Human Relations
    10-809-199
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10809199
    • Credits: 3.00

    Explores the relationship between the general principles of psychology and our everyday lives. Students are given the opportunity to achieve a deepened sense of awareness of themselves and others. This understanding enables students to improve their relationships with others at work, in the family, and in society.

    Prereq: HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 237+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 15+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 74851745 OR not pursuing a degree
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