Construction Management 4-Sector Specialty Associate of Applied Science

Program Information

Were you born with a take-charge attitude and a passion for building? Are you a natural-born leader with an interest in commercial and industrial planning? If so, then a career in construction management may be the right path for you.

The San Jacinto College Construction Management program:

  • Is designed to prepare graduates in the field of commercial and industrial construction management. Graduates will assist in the planning, direction, and coordination of activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of commercial and industrial structures and facilities;
  • Allows students to participate in the conceptual development and organization of a construction project, pricing and procurement, cost scheduling, and the overseeing of its organization, estimating, scheduling, and the implementation of the project; and
  • Offers courses covering material familiarization, specialized construction fields such as civil, carpentry, mechanical, piping and plumbing systems, electrical/electronic, building envelopes, legal contracts, codes, permit processes, and state identities with an understanding of the green elements of each.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of San Jacinto College’s Construction Management program have the opportunity to work as:

  • Project managers,
  • Superintendents,
  • Estimators,
  • Assistant project managers,
  • Assistant superintendents,
  • Project engineers,
  • Field engineers, and
  • Safety engineers.

As Houston continues to grow, the construction management job outlook remains positive. The Gulf Coast area is expected to add an estimated 1,970 construction manager positions annually through 2022.1

Earning Potential

Construction manager median salary: $91,986 per year 1

For more information, students may contact 281-998-6150, x7765.

Campus

North Campus

Information

The purpose of the Construction Management program is to prepare graduates in the field of commercial and industrial construction management. Graduates will assist in the planning, direction, and coordination of activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of commercial and industrial structures and facilities. They will participate in the conceptual development and organization of a construction project, pricing and procurement, scheduling and overseeing of its organization, estimating, and the implementation of the project. This includes material familiarization; specialized construction fields such as civil, carpentry, mechanical, and piping and plumbing systems; electrical/ electronic; building envelopes; legal contracts; codes and permit processes through state and local identities with an understanding of the green elements of each.

The program will also prepare students to sit for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour certification exam.

Plan of Study

North campus

3CSTR-MG4S

Plan of Study Grid
PrerequisitesCredits
ITSC 1309
Integrated Software Applications I
or Business Computer Applications
3
 Credits3
First Term
MATH 1314
College Algebra (or Higher)
or Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning)
3
CNBT 1210 Basic Construction Safety 2
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods & Materials I 3
CNBT 2310 Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading 3
CNBT 2342 Construction Management I 3
 Credits14
Second Term
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
CNBT 1315 Field Engineering I 3
CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I 3
CNBT 1271 Quality Management 2
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
 Credits14
Third Term
CNBT 2335 Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling 3
CNBT 2340 Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems in Construction II 3
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections 3
CNBT 2266 Practicum-Construction Technology 2
CNBT 2344 Construction Management II 3
 Credits14
Fourth Term
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Speech Communication  
Public Speaking  
Interpersonal Communication  
Business and Professional Speech  
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture (Humanities) or Creative Arts (Fine Arts) 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
ENGL 2311
Technical and Business Writing
or Composition II
3
 Credits15
 Total Credits60

Capstone Experience: CNBT 2266 Practicum-Construction Technology