Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Building Construction Supervision

NORTH  
Associate of Science (514.2)

This program is offered in conjunction with the Joint Apprenticeship Committees of the building trades and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor. Applicants must have earned a Journeyman Certificate in one of the trade technologies. Pennsylvania awards Journeyman Certificates to graduates of apprenticeship certificate programs.

This program will prepare the Journeyman for advancement in the building construction industry. Students will study the phases of a building construction project to develop an overview and understanding of the building construction industry. Course work focuses on commercial construction applications and evolving green technology. Classes are scheduled for evenings and weekends allowing students to work full time at their trade while obtaining a degree.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Apply the skills for employment as a construction foreman, job site superintendent, expediter, scheduler or as a project manager in employment areas such as building construction companies, material suppliers, service providers and subcontractors.
  2. Read and delineate blue prints.
  3. Perform job site layout tasks.
  4. Navigate a construction site from ground breaking to completion.
  5. Plan work flow and control scheduling sequence of construction projects.
  6. Apply leadership, communication and problem-solving techniques in building construction projects.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 64-81 

Course #          

Course

Credits

First Semester

 

BLC-191Construction Industry Supervision

3

MAT-191Mathematics for the Industries

3

 

Total Credits

6

Second Semester 
BLC-203Surveying

3

BLC-192Construction Contracting

3

 Total Credits

6

Third Semester 
BLC-103Construction Planning & Control

3

BLC-294Estimating 1  

3

 

 Total Credits

6

Fourth Semester 
ENG-101English Composition 1

3

PHS-161Physical Science for the Industries

3

   Total Credits

6

Fifth Semester

 

ENG-103Technical Communications

3

PSY-116Organizational Psychology

3

    Total Credits

6

Sixth Semester 
BUS-101Introduction to Business  

3

SPH-101Oral Communication

3

    Total Credits

6

 

 

   

 Construction Trade Technology Apprenticeship      28-45

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