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  Dec 17, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018

Construction


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Location:

Hansen Building, Room 901

Department Chair, Applied and Environmental Technology:

John Mangin, 970.339.6413

Advisors and Faculty:

John Mangin, 970.339.6413

Degrees/Certificates Offered:

Building Construction Site Management (two-year A.A.S. Degree)

Basics of Construction Management (Certificate)

Basics of Construction Methods (Certificate)

Basic Structural Properties (Certificate)

Carpentry (2-semester Certificate)

Green and Sustainable Building (Certificate)

Project Estimating (Certificate)

Note: Students seeking to transfer to a four-year institution should see an advisor for current transfer information and possibilities.

 

Program Description: The A.A.S. degree in Construction Management Technology consists of specific construction management courses and general education requirements. The student may elect to complete one or more of the certificates and/or the entire A.A.S. degree program of study.

Potential Opportunities: The Building Construction Site Management A.A.S. is the first of its kind in construction management in the state of Colorado. This A.A.S. degree and certificates are designed to prepare the students for a wide range of technical occupations that utilize construction management skills and knowledge, including, yet not limited to: project management, general contracting, on-site superintendent, estimating, materials testing, owner or architect’s representative, real estate development, technical sales, and financing. A.A.S degree graduates are prepared for the workplace, or may want to transfer to a four-year institution. Those students seeking transfer to a four-year institution should see an advisor for current transfer information and possibilities.

Program Requirements: (1) Students entering the program are required to complete the Aims assessment examinations in the areas of reading, writing, and mathematics. If qualifying scores are not attained, the program advisors will determine the preparatory courses that will be required to gain admittance to the program. (2) Students are required to demonstrate proficiency in English composition before graduation. This may be accomplished by successful completion (“C grade or above) in (ENG 121 ) English Composition, (ENG 131 ) Technical Writing, or by qualifying score on the assessment examination. (3) Prerequisite courses for this program must be met prior to admittance to the program. See the course descriptions  for individual course descriptions. (4) Any student registering for a construction management course must obtain a program advisor’s signature on the course registration form before registering. Any student requesting an evaluation of transfer credit is required to meet with a construction management department advisor. (5) Any course used to satisfy a construction management technology degree or certificate must be completed with a “C” or better.

Essential Skills: Most courses within the Construction Management Technology program require some degree of manual dexterity, good eyesight and the ability to perform manual operations such as the ability to lift and operate test equipment.

Specific courses may be suitable for the physically impaired students - contact a program advisor if you have questions or needs.

 

Construction Trades Program

Program Chair:

John Mangin, 970.339.6413

This is an open-entry instructional program offered through Ft, Lupton High School, meaning that students do not have to wait for a new semester to begin instruction. Each course consists of a series of learning modules designed to teach both construction trades theory and actual construction skills. Skills and theoretical knowledge are enhanced through the use of full-scale projects and the use of state-of-the-art construction tools and equipment with an emphasis on Safe Work Practices. A flexible instructional delivery systems allows students to become employable in the construction industry and to document the skills they have mastered. it also allows construction industry employers to use the Aims Community College construction technology program to upgrade the skills of their workforce.

For more information call the Aims Community College Fort Lupton Campus at 303.857.4022, Ext. 6191
 

Building/Construction Management Trades Advisory Committee

Mark Frazier, Remodelit, LLC

Isaac Baeza, UNI Design

Lora Lawrence, Weld Employment Services

Valorie Martensen, Roche Constructors

Greg Miedma, NOCO Home Builders Association

Kristine Silva, Wood Group

 

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