Construction Management (AACMG)

Associate in Arts

This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the construction industry as well as for transfer to a bachelor's degree program in construction management at a four-year college or university. Students who transfer will continue developing the skills needed to work for construction contractors, engineering/architectural firms, public agencies, or trade associations in positions such as office engineer, field engineer, safety engineer, project engineer, foreman, estimator, scheduler, expeditor, quality control engineer, inspector, material representative or independent contractor. The program transfers to Eastern Michigan University. In addition to the required courses within the degree program, students may transfer additional courses taken at WCC that will be applied to technical, business and math/science requirements for the bachelor's degree program at Eastern Michigan University.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-21

2020-2021 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the construction industry as well as for transfer to a bachelor's degree program in construction management at a four-year college or university. Students who transfer will continue developing the skills needed to work for construction contractors, engineering/architectural firms, public agencies, or trade associations in positions such as office engineer, field engineer, safety engineer, project engineer, foreman, estimator, scheduler, expeditor, quality control engineer, inspector, material representative or independent contractor. The program transfers to Eastern Michigan University. In addition to the required courses within the degree program, students may transfer additional courses taken at WCC that will be applied to technical, business and math/science requirements for the bachelor's degree program at Eastern Michigan University.

 Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.

This program meets MTA. Students must have their transcripts certified for MTA completion by the WCC Student Records Office.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.

Students must have an Academic Math Level of 4 to enroll in CMG 150. Two years of high school algebra is recommended.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Advisors
Cristy Lindemann
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
 (Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)
First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CMG 150   Introduction to Construction Management 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
MTH 160   Basic Statistics * 4
Total 11
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 1 3
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
ACC 111   Principles of Accounting I 3
CMG 130   Construction Site Safety and OSHA Regulations 3
MTH 178   General Trigonometry 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
BMG 240   Human Resources Management 3
CMG 180   Application of Construction Materials 3
ECO 211   Principles of Economics I 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 1 3
Total 12
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 3
BMG 207   Business Communication 3
CMG 170   Construction Graphics 3
GLG 114   Physical Geology 4
Total 16
Fifth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
BMG 111   Business Law I 3
CMG 200   Construction Systems 3
Total 6
Total Credits Required
60

Footnotes

*MTH 160 should be completed at WCC to satisfy EMU's Quantitative Reasoning Requirement. If completed at EMU, MATH 110 will be required unless waived by ACT/SAT or math placement score.

Students transferring to EMU should see the articulation agreement for additional courses that can be taken at WCC.