Construction Management

You don’t have to look far into your cityscape to notice that we are in the middle of a construction boom. Besides skilled trades, there is a growing demand for people who can lead and manage construction projects. The Construction Management program offers students important administrative and personnel skills to become successful project managers, superintendents, estimators and more. Some the skills covered include reading and interpreting drawings, estimating costs, sequencing work activites and applying technology to measure results. Students can enroll on a part-time or full-time basis.


Enrollment Point: Fall


Certificate of Completion: 
4 quarters
19 credits for Leadership in Trades or 75 credits for Certificate of Completion
Associate of Applied Science: 
6 quarters
90 Credits
AAS - Transfer: 
N/A
N/A
Bachelor of Applied Science: 
N/A
N/A

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Median Salary: 
$49,900
Projected Growth: 
43%
Annual Job Openings: 
1,430

These amounts are based on median entry level wages, they are estimates and are not guarantees. For more information, visit careerinfo.net

Tuition

At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.

Scholarships

The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.


All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Monday - Thursday

5 - 9 p.m. & Hybrid


Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

 Jeffrey Pulliam, PMP, MPM


Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Vocational interest and goals related to the program.
  • Must take the Accuplacer test.

Admission Recommendations

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Counselor interview.

Course Information

Course # Course Title Crs
Construction Management Core Requirements (70 credits required)
COL 101 College Success 2
CONST 101* Introduction to Construction and Architecture 2
CONST 103 Introduction to Computers 2
CONST 115 Budgeting & Accounting for Construction Management 5
CONST 140* Construction Plan Reading 3
CONST 160* Materials, Methods & Equipment 3
CONST 183* Mechanical and Electrical Systems 3
CONST 185* Civil Construction 3
CONST 202* Quantity Survey and Estimating 4
CONST 225* Contract Administration and Procurement 3
CONST 230* Project Management - Planning and Scheduling 5
CONST 250* Project Safety and Accident Prevention 4
CONST 251* Safety Planning and Administration 3
CONST 260* Project Management - Execution of Work 5
CONST 261* Human Relations for the Construction Industry 3
CONST 266 Advanced Technology for Construction I 2
CONST 267 Advanced Technology for Construction II 2
CONST 269* LEED® Green Associate Preparation 2
CONST 270* Understanding Structural Design 2
CONST 280* Building Codes 3
ENGL& 101 English Composition 5
AMATH 185 Applied Algebra for Business & Industry 5
*indicates 2.0 grade or higher required Total 70
CONST 262 Labor Agreements (optional) 1

Elective Courses (6 credits required)

Course # Course Title Crs
CONST 105 Spanish for Construction Supervisors 3
CONST 171 American Architecture History and Design 3
CONST 190 Cooperative Work Experience, Trades 3
CONST 265 Customer Engagement for Construction Proposals 3
CONST 268 Introduction to Sustainability 3
CONST 290 Cooperative Work Experience, Construction Mgmt 3
DFTS 113 AutoCAD® - Level I & II 6
DFTS 114 AutoCAD® - Level I 3
DFTS 116 AutoCAD®  - Level II 3
DFTS 133 AutoCAD® Architecture Essentials 1
DFTS 135 Sketch-Up Basics 1
DFTS 136 Revit Architecture Essentials 1
DFTS 137 Revit Architecture Advanced 1
MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II 5
SURS 110 Basic Surveying I 3
  Total Required 6

 

General Education Course Requirements for AAS Degree

Course # Course Title Crs
CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication 5
GEOL& 101 Introduction to Physical Geology 5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology or  
SOC& 101 Survey of Sociology 5
  Total 15

 

Requirements for the Leadership in Trades certificate:

Course # Course Title Crs
CONST 101* Introduction to Construction and Architecture 2
CONST 103 Introduction to Computers 2
CONST 225* Contract Administration & Procurement 3
CONST 250* Project Safety and Accident Prevention 4
CONST 251* Safety Planning and Adminstration 3
CONST 261* Human Relations for the Construction Industry 3
CONST 266 Advanced Technology for the Construction Industry 2
CONST 267 Advanced Computers for Construction I 3
*indicates 2.0 grade or higher required Total 19
CONST 262 Labor Agreements (optional) 1

Program Outcomes

Learning Outcomes for Construction Management Program:

  • Synthesize information from building codes, zoning and other laws, and manufacturers specifications
  • Determine personnel, material, and financial resources necessary to manage construction projects
  • Create schedules, budgets, and plans that can be monitored to keep projects going smoothly
  • Write bids, contracts and other construction management documents in accordance with industry standards
  • Demonstrate responsibility for safety planning and productivity in construction management settings
  • Demonstrate leadership, motivation, and problem solving skills in diverse and complex work situations

Accreditation

External accreditation is not applicable to this program.

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