Associate of Applied Science in Building and Construction

The Construction Management program’s mission is to create graduates that are knowledgeable, well rounded professionals capable of meeting the future needs of the construction industry. The program prepares students for professional leadership promotes lifelong learning. The curriculum stresses technical knowledge, business acumen, and an understanding of the strategic and diverse interests among project stakeholders. Competencies embedded in the curriculum support creative problem solving, emerging technologies, sustainable practices, and ethical principles. Formal education is linked to practical experience, creating alumni who are skilled planners and technically competent managers of construction projects from concept to completion.

Students who successfully complete the two year A.A.S. degree in Bulding and Construction and wish to continue their education, may apply for admission to the four year Bachelors of Professional Studies in Construction Management program with advanced standing. They may apply in their third or fourth semester.

Math Placement: All students must pass the on-line math placement exam prior to registering for MSCI-300 Calculus I. This test can be taken by logging on to MyPratt with your one-key and clicking on the LMS tab or by using the following link lms.pratt.edu/course/view.php?id=40387. You should see the course "Math Placement Exam," click on the course and follow the instructions.

Curriculum 2019

Curriculum

Requirements for AAS in Building and Construction

  • Semester 1

    Complete these courses.

    CM-111 Construction Graphics

    CM-131 Construction: Wood & Masonry

    HMS-101A Literary and Critical Studies I

    CM-140 Safety management

    MSCI-300 Calculus I

  • Semester 2

    Complete these courses.

    CM-132 Construction: Concrete & Steel

    CM-201 Introduction to Construction Management

    MSCI-302 Statistics

    HMS-201A Literary and Critical Studies II

  • Semester 2 Core

    Complete one of the following Social Science Global Electives.

    SS-203G Global History to 1800
    OR
    SS-204G Global History Since 1800
    OR
    SS-209G Introduction to Anthropology
    OR
    SS-218G Salvation from Despair: Spiritual Awakenings in the Ancient World
    OR
    SS-220G Islam from Muhammad to the Great Khans
    OR
    SS-246G Lines in the sand:Borders, Nation-State And the Modern International System
    OR
    SS-249G Secret Activities of the CIA And the Modern International System
    OR
    SS-261G Sexual Politics in Transnational Perspective
    OR
    SS-278G Caribbean Music and Festivals: Shapers Of National and Global Identities
    OR
    SSWI-222G Making/Faking Nature
    OR
    SSWI-234G Century of Genocides
    OR
    SSWI-241G Cities and Globalization
    OR
    SSWI-242G Culture, Identity, Power: 1300-1800
    OR
    SSWI-245G The Empire Strikes Back

  • Semester 3

    Complete these courses.

    CM-231 Structural Design Methods I

    CM-233 Mechanical and Electrical Equipment I

    CM-346 Estimating


  • Semester 3 Core

    Complete one of the following Social Science Thinking Electives.

    SS-201T Sustainable Core
    OR
    SS-247TP Revolution Now!:Students, Politics and Protest
    OR
    SSWI-210T General Psychology
    OR
    SSWI-224T Nomads and Settlers Nomads and Settlers
    OR
    SSWI-233T Violence As Politics
    OR
    SSWI-235T Education and Society
    OR
    SSWI-237T Death & Dying
    OR
    SSWI-240T Shaping the Contemporary City
    OR
    SSWI-250T The Ethics of Research
    OR
    SSWI-255T Telling Tales: Narrative and Meaning in The Humanities
    OR
    SSWI-262T Contemporary Theories of Gender
    OR
    SSWI-276T Music,Creativity, and Consumption
    OR
    SSWI-288T Animals:Ethics and Representation
    OR
    SSWI-291T England Bloody England: Nation, Myth, Identity
    OR
    SSWI-228TP Introduction to Theory and Critique
    OR
    SSWI-244TP Memphis to Ferguson: Rethinking Modern American History

  • Semester 4

    Take these courses.

    CM-232 Structural Design Methods II

    CM-234 Mechanical & Electrical Equipment II

    MSCI-280 Environmental Science for Construction Management

    HMS-261A Introduction to Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication

    PHYS-132 Physics II