Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Professional Certificate

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Additional information available on the Architectural Engineer/Construction Management Department website.

The Construction Professional certificate prepare students for employment in architectural, engineering, and construction firms. Students learn how to interpret construction drawings and estimate the cost of various construction projects. In addition, students learn about building materials, construction techniques, and regulations and standards governing the construction of buildings and their materials.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Construction Professional certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Interpret construction documents (e.g., mechanical systems, floor plans, door, and window schedules)
  • Solve common architectural problems, perform and support estimating functions, including quantity take-off, estimate types, costs, labor requirements, equipment, and scheduling functions
  • Produce residential construction drawings based on building specifications (e.g., construction materials, structural systems, building techniques) using 2D AutoCAD and 3D Autodesk Revit software
  • Describe the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public
  • Estimate amounts and costs for representative types of construction
  • Create construction schedule using the critical path method
  • Formulate a construction safety and loss prevention program
  • Produce and present design solutions in a visually artistic and professional manner

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