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Construction Technology Management (CNS)

The purpose of this program is to meet the educational needs of the construction industry by training entry-level construction managers and by providing continuing education for construction employees. Graduates will be qualified to be draftspersons, engineering and construction aides, building materials and manufacturing representatives, planning aides and detailers. Dutchess Community College graduates will be able to transfer many credits to accredited construction management programs at four-year colleges.

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is awarded upon completion of the requirements for this program.

Upon successful completion of the CNS program, graduates can be expected to have knowledge in the following areas of study:

  • Communications – Student will be able to graphically, orally and in writing meet the requirements of an entry-level project manager.

  • Technology – Student will have an understanding of structures, material and methods and environmental systems.

  • Field – Student will have the skills necessary to work as an entry-level project manager including the ability to read and interpret construction documents, recognize and understand contract construction documents, basic estimating and scheduling skills, surveying skills as they relate to construction and will have an understanding of the activities, organization and ethics of the profession.

Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

The following microcredential stacks into the CNS Program: Surveying Technician.

First Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 101

Composition I

3

MAT 132

Technical Mathematics II

3

ARC 103

Basic Architectural Drawing

3

ARC 105

Building Materials & Construction I

3

ARC 104

Introduction to Computer Graphics

1

ARC 113

Architecture Introductory Seminar

1

BUS 102

Foundations of Business

3

TOTAL

 

17


Second Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 102

Composition II

3

ARC 106

Building Materials & Construction II

3

ARC 110

Architectural Drawing

3

ARC 214

Office Practice

3

CNS 110

Construction Management & Computing

1

Elective (a)

 

3

TOTAL

 

16


Third Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

Any Appendix D Course

3

ARC 202

Mechanics of Structures

2

ARC 205

Working Drawings

4

ARC 211

Environmental Systems

3

BHS 103

Social Problems in Today's World

3

TOTAL

 

15


Fourth Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

SUR/ENR 215

Surveying I (b)

3

Business or Technical Elective (c)

3

CNS 240

Capstone Project

4

ARC 207

Structural Analysis

3

Elective (a)

 

3

TOTAL

 

16

 

 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

64


a. Elective courses to be taken in Mathematics (Appendix A), Humanities (Appendix G), Social Sciences (Appendix C) or Natural Science (Appendix B). 

b. SUR/ENR 215 meets during the first half of the semester; SUR/ENR 216 meets during the second half of the semester. 

c. Business Elective to be BUS 210. Technical Elective to be SUR/ENR 216, which can be used for the Surveying Technician Microcredential.