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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

Construction Technology


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Program Options

Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Applied Science Construction Technology 62 -
Certificate Construction Technology 42 -

 

Contact Information

Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Janice Grant 586.445.7480 grantj@macomb.edu South Campus

Program Description:

The Construction Technology program provides the student with a sound background for careers in Construction Supervision, Estimating, Building Inspection, Architect’s Field Representation, Construction Management, or as a Residential or Commercial Builder. Personnel from ancillary industries, such as construction material supplies, will also find that Construction Technology courses provide a sound background for their careers.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. Solve selected construction problems by using conventional or computer drafting applications.

2. Utilize specifications, catalogs, blueprints, and other appropriate sources to complete problems and other assignments.

3. Apply and estimate selected building materials and systems used in the construction industry.

4. Apply math concepts to the development and completion of building projects.

5. Communicate in written and oral form utilizing terminology common to the industry.

6. Work effectively with others on various aspects of construction projects.     

7. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of construction safety practices, policies, and procedure.

Career Opportunities:

Construction Technology-Associate of Applied Science: Job titles such as Construction & Building Inspector, Construction Manager, Cost Estimator, and Builder are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Construction Technology-Certificate: Job titles such as Construction & Building Inspector, Construction Manager, Cost Estimator, and Builder are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Construction Technology -Renewable Energy Specialist-Associate of Applied Science: Job titles such as Construction & Building Inspector, Construction Manager, Cost Estimator, and Builder are attainable upon completion of this course of study. To learn more from a career specialist, visit the Office of Career Services at either campus or explore online at www.onetonline.org.

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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