Curriculum & Outcomes

Associate in Construction Management DTA/MRP

90 Credits

The Associate in Construction Management DTA/MRP degree is a pathway for students planning transfer to CWU, UW, and WSU for a major in Construction Management (American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) accredited programs http://www.acce-hq.org/index.htm. It also provides information for transfer to EWU’s BS in Technology, Construction Management.

Construction Mananagement DTA/MRP graduates will:

  • use the scientific method to analyze natural phenomena and acquire skills to evaluate authenticity of data/information relative to the natural world
  • apply mathematical knowledge through calculus
  • define the basic concepts of Introductory Mechanical Physics
  • describe fundamentals of engineering graphics including: terminology, media, line conventions, scaling, sketching, geometric construction, isometric drawing, and basic orthographic projection, as defined in ASME and AIA standards
  • demonstrate knowledge of basic AutoCAD or Solid Works for Engineering skills
  • demonstrate communication, intercultural appreciation, teamwork, information and technical literacy, and critical thinking
  • Meet Social Science, Humanities, Written Communication, and Quantitative Reasoning distribution area outcomes

It is the student’s responsibility to discuss sequencing and work out their individual schedule with a counselor or adviser. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

ACADEMIC PLAN

Admission Dates: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Program Requirements

1Communication Skills: 10 credits

ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL& 102 English Composition II1 5
or
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5

Quantitative Reasoning: 5 credits

MATH& 151 Calculus I 5
or
MATH& 152 Calculus II 5

2Natural Sciences: 15 credits

GEOL& 101 Intro Physical Geology 5
PHYS& 114 General Physics I w/Lab 5

Please select 5-20 credits from the list below(up to 15 credits can be used as electives)

BIOL& 175 Human Biology w/Lab 5
BIOL& 211 Cellular Biology 5
BIOL& 241 Human A & P I 6
BIOL& 242 Human A & P II 6
BIOL& 260 Microbiology 5
CHEM& 121 Intro to Chemistry 5
CHEM& 131 Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry 5
CHEM& 161 General Chemistry with Lab I 5
ENVS& 101 Intro to Environmental Science 5
MATH& 146 Statistics 5
PHYS& 115 General Physics II w/Lab 5

Social Sciences: 15 credits

BUS& 201 Business Law 5
ECON& 201 Micro Economics 5
and/or
ECON& 202 Macro Economics 5

Please select 5-10 credits from the list below:

PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5
SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5

Humanities: 15 credits

CMST& 220 Introduction to Public Speaking 5

Please select 10 credits from the following list - (no more than 5 credits per discipline area)

ART& 100 Art Appreciation 5
ART 102 2-D Graphic Design 5
ART 111 Beginning Painting for Non-Art Majors 5
ART 112 Intermediate Painting for Non Art Majors 5
ART 113 Advanced Painting for Non Art Majors 5
ART 121 Introduction to Drawing 5
ART 124 Introduction to Printmaking 5
ART 201 Survey of Western Art-Ancient 5
ART 202 Survey of Western Art-Medieval & Renaissance 5
ART 203 Intermediate Drawing 5
ART 205 Human Life Drawing 5
CMST& 210 Interpersonal Communication 5
CMST& 230 Small Group Communication 5
HUM 215 Multicultural America 5
ASL& 121 American Sign Language I 5
ASL& 122 American Sign Language II 5
CHIN& 121 Chinese I 5
CHIN& 122 Chinese II 5
KREA& 121 Korean I 5
KREA& 122 Korean II 5
SPAN& 121 Spanish I 5
SPAN& 122 Spanish II 5
SPAN& 123 Spanish III 5

4Construction Management Course Work: 15 credits

ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I 5
ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II 5

Additional credits depending on future institution - 5 credits

ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III 5
ENGR& 111 Engineering Graphics I 5
ENGR& 112 Engineering Graphics II 5

5Electives: 15 credits depending on institution transferring to (Select courses appropriate for intended major and intended bachelor’s institution.)

Reccomended Electives

ARGT 111 Architectural Print Reading 1 5
ARGT 121 Architectural Graphics 5
ARGT 131 Revit Architecture 1 5
CHEM& 161 General Chemistry with Lab I 5
ENG 132 Mechanics-Statics & Dynamics 5
ENGT 131 AutoCAD 1 5
ENVS& 101 Introduction to Environmental Science 5
MATH& 146 Statistics 5
MATH& 141 Precalculus I 5
MATH& 142 Precalculus II 5
MATH& 152 Calculus II 5
PHYS& 115 General Physics II w/ Lab 5
Total Program Credits90

1CWU requires ENGL& 102 for program acceptance.

2UW: 20 credits - MATH& 146, and PHYS& 161 or PHYS& 222, and 10 additional quarter credits in natural sciences/math WSU: 10 credits - MATH& 152, and PHYS& 115 or PHYS& 222 CWU: 10 credits - MATH& 152 and CHEM& 161 EWU: 5 credits - CHEM& 161

3WSU requires both ECON& 201 and 202.

4UW: 8 credits - 5 credits ACCT& 203 and 3 credits of Architectural CAD or Engineering graphics ENGR& 114 or ENGR& 121 a course that includes 3-D graphics such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks.

WSU, CWU & EWU: Recommend 3 quarter credits of Architectural CAD or Engineering graphics. Course is not required, however. Students may select 3 credits for the recommended electives list that best fit their future university.

5Other college-level courses, of which a maximum of 5 credits may be in college-level courses as defined by the community college and the remainder, shall be fully transferable as defined by the receiving institution.

Transfer Credits Required by Receiving Institution

Credits by Institution

UW

WSU

CWU

EWU

Communications & Quantitative 10,5 10,5 10,5 10,5
Humanities & Social Science 15,15 15,15 15,15 15,15
Natural Science 30 20 20 15
Major Specific 18 13 13 13
Electives 2 12 12 17
Minimum Degree Total 95 90 90 90
Maximum Transferable Credits 95 95 105 105