Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management-Carpentry
The Construction Management - Carpentry program is offered exclusively at the Hocking College Logan Campus.
The Construction Management program responds to the growing need for individuals trained in construction management and skilled craftwork. Construction managers are involved in the planning, estimating, scheduling, and execution of a variety of commercial and residential projects. Opportunities for construction management jobs also exist for those who aspire to manage their own businesses as independent contractors. Prior work experience and/or completion of apprenticeship programs may result in credit hours being awarded by advanced standing, portfolio, and exam assessment.
The following outcomes are skills, behaviors, and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management - Carpentry:
- Identify and/or demonstrate basic skills of the carpentry trade and fundamental construction methods including: basic wood framing methods, interior and exterior finishes, concrete forming, placing, and finishing, and non-structural steel framing.
- Identify common safety hazards and potential OSHA violations found on construction sites. (May earn 30 hr. OSHA card.)
- Create a safety program addressing each of OSHA’s minimum required elements.
- Demonstrate the ability (and is certified) to safely operate forklifts and scissor lifts.
- Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints for the purpose of estimating required materials, labor, and equipment.
- Demonstrate the ability to create and use spreadsheets and other technology to organize and calculate data for the purpose of estimating and preparing project bids.
- Identify various contractual methods used to obtain work in the construction industry.
- Identify typical components of a commercial bid package and the purpose of each.
- Create a complete construction schedule, including float time, for a residential construction project.
- Identify local and federal government regulations associated with a construction project and explain how they may affect the project.
Associate of Technical Study in Construction Mgt - Carpentry
Course of Study
For students entering May 2016
|COURSE NO.||FIRST SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|CM-1101||Construction Safety OSHA 30||2.00||0.00||2.00||$25.00|
|ENGL-1510||English Composition I||4.00||0.00||4.00||$50.00|
|COURSE NO.||SECOND SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|GENV-1130||Storm Water Management||0.00||2.00||1.00||$80.00|
|MICS-1141||Introduction to Word & Excel||0.00||2.00||1.00||$70.00|
|CM-1107||Forklift & Scissor Lift Certification||2.00||2.00||3.00||$150.00|
|COURSE NO.||SUMMER SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|NRM-2296||Natural Resources Practicum & Seminar||1.00||7.00||2.00||$100.00|
|COURSE NO.||THIRD SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|CMCP-2300||Concrete and Rigging||4.00||4.00||6.00||$300.00|
|BUS-1100||Small Business Management||2.00||2.00||3.00||$92.00|
|CM-2104||Material Estimating - Carpentry||3.00||0.00||3.00||$115.00|
|ENGL-1104||Job Search Techniques||1.00||0.00||1.00||$15.00|
|COURSE NO.||FOURTH SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|CMCP-2400||Commercial Construction (Capstone)||4.00||4.00||6.00||$340.00|
|***||Construction Management Elective||0.00||0.00||3.00|
|***||Social Science Elective||0.00||0.00||3.00|
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:||ESTIMATED TOTAL COURSE FEES:|
Hocking College reserves the right to modify curricular requirements, to change course content, and change course fees at any time.
Graduates of the Construction Management-Carpentry program are employed as construction estimators, construction sales managers, purchasing managers, independent contractors, crew foremen and carpenters. With a few years of experience, graduates can move up the career ladder at a faster pace.