Associate in Applied Science in Construction

Degree Information

Academic Plan Code

3502

Credits

67

MCCCD Program Detail

https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm3?id=23629

Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program. ++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction prepares students to work as technicians in construction drafting, construction inspection, or construction management. A drafting technician may work in a surveying, civil engineering or architecture firm/agency using board and/or computer for drafting residential, commercial and industrial construction. An inspection technician may perform in home inspection, building inspection, or plan review. A management technician may work in various construction companies/agencies managing field or office by planning, scheduling, cost estimating, and addressing safety issues.

Program Prerequisites Credits: 3-5

MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3)

Required Courses Credits: 18-20

CNS101Construction and Culture3
CNS130Computer Aided Design and Drafting3
CNS175Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading3
CNS180Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment3
CNS181Cost Estimating I3
 
MAT150College Algebra / Functions (5) OR
MAT151College Algebra / Functions (4) OR
MAT152College Algebra / Functions (3)3-5

Restricted Electives

Students will choose one of the three tracks:
Track I- Construction Drafting: 27 credits
ARC160Site Planning3
ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting I: Computer & Board3
ARC162Advance Residential Architecture Drafting II: Computer & Board3
ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting I: Computer & Board3
ARC164Advance Commercial Architecture Drafting II: Computer & Board3
BLT140Environmentally Responsible Building3
BLT262Introduction International Residential Code (IRC)3
BLT263Building Codes3
CET101Surveying I3
CET102Surveying II3
CET201Boundary Control and Legal Principles3
CET202Writing Legal Descriptions3
CET257Route and Construction Surveying3
CNS201Construction Management: Office Operation3
CNS230Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) 3D for Construction and Architecture (CADD II)3
CNS240Advanced Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) for Construction and Architecture (CADD III)3
CNS250Civil Drafting I: Land Development3
CNS251Civil Drafting II: Land Development3
CNS252Civil Drafting III: Land Development3
CNS261Microcomputers for Constructors3
CNS282++Volunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (any suffixed courses)1-3
CNS290++Construction Internship (any suffixed courses)1-3
CNS296++Cooperative Education1-3
CNS298++Special Project1-3
 
Track II-Construction Inspection: 27 credits
ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting I: Computer & Board3
ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting I: Computer & Board3
ELC123Residential Electrical Wiring and Codes3
BLT121Electrical Codes3
BLT127Plumbing Codes3
BLT128Mechanical Codes3
BLT140Environmentally Responsible Building3
BLT262Introduction International Residential Code (IRC)3
BLT263Building Codes3
CNS200Construction Management: Field Operation3
CNS201Construction Management: Office Operation3
CNS263Electrical Construction Fundamentals3
CNS271Home Inspection Structure3
CNS272Home Inspection Plumbing, Electrical & HVAC3
CNS273Home Inspection Insulation and Interior3
CNS274Home Inspection Roofing and Exteriors3
CNS282++Volunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (any suffixed courses)1-3
CNS285Introduction to Residential Plan Review3
CNS286Introduction to Commercial Plan Review3
CNS290++Construction Internship (any suffixed courses)1-3
CNS296++Cooperative Education1-3
CNS298++Special Project1-3
 
Track III-Construction Management: 27 credits
BLT140Environmentally Responsible Building3
BLT262Introduction International Residential Code (IRC)3
BLT263Building Codes3
CET101Surveying I3
CET102Surveying II3
CNS182Construction Estimating and Print Reading4
CNS200Construction Management: Field Operation3
CNS201Construction Management (Office Operation)3
CNS221Applied Engineering Mechanics-Statics3
CNS243Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods, and Materials3
CNS260Strength of Materials3
CNS261Microcomputers for Constructors3
CNS263Electrical Construction Fundamentals3
CNS282++Volunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (any suffixed courses)1-3
CNS290++Construction Internship (any suffixed courses)1-3
COM225Public Speaking3
ECN211Macroeconomic Principles3
ECN212Microeconomic Principles3
GBS206Business Law (UCC)3
GBS221Business Statistics3
CNS296++Cooperative Education1-3
CNS298++Special Project1-3

General Education

General Education Requirements Credits: 22
First-Year Composition Credits: 6
Any approved general education course in the First-Year Composition area
 
Oral Communication Credits: 3
COM100Introduction to Human Communication
 
Critical Reading Credits: 3
CRE101Critical and Evaluative Reading I (3) or Equivalent as indicated by assessment
 
Math Credits: 0
Met by MAT150, MAT151, or MAT152, in Required Courses area.
 
Humanities and Fine Arts Credits: 3
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area
 
Natural Sciences Credits: 4
PHY111General Physics I
 
Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences area

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Major: 3502
First Term: 2009 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 67
CIPS code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction / Building and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00