Associate in Applied Science in Building Construction Management
Harrisburg Area Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Building Construction Management degree program from Harrisburg Area Community College prepares students for careers in constructions management, including scheduling, safety planning, estimating, budgeting, contract administration, and construction supervision. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Estimate quantities and costs for the bidding process in a construction project, schedule a basic construction project, and use current technology related to the construction process
  • Interpret construction documents (contracts, specifications, and drawings) used in managing a construction project
  • Apply basic principles of construction accounting
  • Discuss basic surveying techniques used in building layout and basic principles of ethics in the construction industry
  • Identify the fundamentals of contracts, codes, and regulations that govern a construction project
  • Recognize basic construction methods, materials, and equipment, basic safety hazards on a construction site and prevention measures, and basic principles of structural design, mechanical, electrical, and piping systems
  • Discuss the application of principles of sustainability to construction

Requirements

  • Placement testing may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education