Degree Programs

Building Management and Maintenance AAS

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Graduates of this program will be equipped to enter middle management and supervisory positions. Potential employment locations include office buildings, apartment complexes, sports facilities, hotels and motels, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, shopping centers and industrial buildings. Areas of responsibility may include lease and rental agreements, supervision of maintenance employees, regulating environmental control systems, purchasing materials and services, and energy use and conservation. Two High School Mathematics Courses or their equivalent and one year of a laboratory science are required. High School Chemistry and Physics are recommended.
Goals & Outcomes
Goal 1 To prepare the students to enter the field of business or transfer to a higher educational institution
  • Graduates seeking a job secure a position in the field of business within two years
  • Graduates seeking further education transfer to a higher education institution
Goal 2 To prepare the students to interact effectively within a diverse business population
  • Students will interact effectively within a diverse student population by completing case projects
Goal 3 To prepare the student to communicate effectively
  • Students will communicate appropriately with instructors and peers through written or oral assignments
  • Students will visually and graphically communicate through presentations and/or projects
  • Goal 4 To train students to solve business problems
    • Students will demonstrate the use of computers as a problem solving and communications tool
    Goal 5 To introduce students to a variety of international business scenarios
    • Students will demonstrate an understanding of world-wide issues related to business
    Goal 6 To understand that business decisions are based on systematic processes such as accounting systems, MIS, and the economic way of thinking
    • Students will be able to summarize, report, and interpret financial data
    • Students will recognize the language of business
    • Students will illustrate the ability to locate and analyze data
    • Students will use the scientific method to solve business and economic problems
    Goal 7 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy
    • Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
    • Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information
    First Semester
    1.0
    ED100 College Seminar
    This course is an opportunity for students to develop the skills necessary to be successful in college. Students learn the importance of the faculty-student and advisor-advisee relationship, develop time management techniques, apply effective study skill techniques, recognize the implications of living in a diverse society, utilize college resources, and explore career and transfer requirements. Collaborative projects are included. Students matriculated in a degree program must take this course in their first term of study. See when this course is offered ...
    3.0
    CT101 Drafting
    This course includes fundamental drafting techniques such as orthographic projection, dimensioning, multi-view, plan, profile, and cross-sections. Basic sketching is presented. Emphasis is on transportation engineering and surveying drawing using industry standard software (Computer Aided Drafting). See when this course is offered ...
    2.0
    CT141 Intro Civl Eng/Surveying Tech
    This course introduces the many aspects of Civil Engineering to students who are interested in pursuing a career in either the Civil Engineering and/or Surveying Technology field. It also introduces students to the various tools required for use in these fields as well as the fields of engineering or engineering technology program. The use of personal computers is introduced as engineering tools for work enhancement. Experience is provided with a variety of microcomputer software applications, including word processing, electronic spreadsheets, presentations, file management, and database software. Engineering and surveying ethics are also introduced. See when this course is offered ...
    4.0
    CT151 Surveying 1
    This course introduces surveying, and includes the topics in the care and use of surveying instruments, field note procedures, land surveying, topographic surveying, construction surveying, and mapping from field notes. Fieldwork includes the use of measurement equipment, levels, transits, the odolites, total stations, and Global Positioning System (GPS). Corequisite: MA121 Fundamentals of College Mathematics 1. See when this course is offered ...
    3.0
    EN101 English 1:Composition
    This course focuses on several kinds of writing-self-expressive, informative, and argumentative/persuasive, and others. A minimum of five essay compositions are required. The course emphasizes the composition of clear, correct, and effective prose required in a variety of professions and occupations.Prerequisites: The required developmental reading (DS051 Essential Reading & Study Skills, or DS080 Study Reading), or SL115 ESL4: Advanced Reading, and/or writing courses (EN099 Introduction to College English or SL116 ESL4: Advanced Composition) or permission of the instructor or designee. See when this course is offered ...
    4.0
    MA121 Fund Coll Math 1
    This is the first of a two-course sequence for students in programs that require mathematics through polynomial calculus. Algebraic manipulations, graphing skills and problem solving are emphasized. Topics include systems of linear equations including Cramer’s Rule, quadratic equations, variation, factoring and fractions, vectors and oblique triangles, and an introduction to trigonometry and applications. Prerequisite: An appropriate placement test result or MA115 Intermediate Mathematics. See when this course is offered ...
    .5 cr
    PE Physical Education
    A wide variety of credit courses including but not limited to swimming, fitness center, badminton, tennis, golf, bowling and aerobic dance. See when this course is offered ...
    Second Semester
    3.0
    EN102 English 2:Idea&Values Lit
    This course encourages a deeper understanding of human nature and the human condition through the study of ideas and values expressed in imaginative literature. Emphasis is placed on the use and development of critical thinking and language skills. Library-oriented research is required. Prerequisite: EN101 English 1: Composition or EN106 English 1: Composition and Reading. See when this course is offered ...
    4.0
    MA122 Fund Coll Math 2
    This is the second of a two-course sequence for students in programs that require mathematics through polynomial calculus. Topics include complex numbers, exponential and logarithmic functions, analytic geometry, limits, derivatives and integrals of polynomial functions, applications of the derivative, and area under a curve. Prerequisite: MA121 Fundamentals of College Mathematics 1. See when this course is offered ...
    4.0
    PH151 General Physics 1
    This non-calculus Physics course for technology, business administration, computer science, and liberal arts and sciences students covers topics in mechanics, wave motion, and heat. Prerequisite: An appropriate Mathematics Placement test result, or MA121 Fundamentals of College Mathematics 1, or MA125 College Algebra & Trigonometry. See when this course is offered ...
    Business & Technical Elective
    Business and Technical Electives will be chosen with advisement to meet student's career goals and to ensure that prerequisites are satisfied for courses elected.
    .5 cr
    PE Physical Education
    A wide variety of credit courses including but not limited to swimming, fitness center, badminton, tennis, golf, bowling and aerobic dance. See when this course is offered ...
    Third Semester
    4.0
    PH152 General Physics 2
    This course is a continuation of PH151 General Physics 1 and includes topics in electricity and magnetism, geometrical and physical optics, and modern physics. Prerequisite: PH151 General Physics 1. See when this course is offered ...
    Social Science 3cr
    Acceptable Social Science/Humanities courses: PS101 American National Government, PY101 Introduction to General Psychology, SO101 Introduction to Sociology, BM101 Survey of Economics, AN101 Biological Anthropology, EN150 Effective Speech
    Business & Technical Elective 3cr
    Business and Technical Electives will be chosen with advisement to meet student's career goals and to ensure that prerequisites are satisfied for courses elected.
    Business & Technical Elective 3cr
    Business and Technical Electives will be chosen with advisement to meet student's career goals and to ensure that prerequisites are satisfied for courses elected.
    Business & Technical Elective 3cr
    Business and Technical Electives will be chosen with advisement to meet student's career goals and to ensure that prerequisites are satisfied for courses elected.
    .5 cr
    PE Physical Education
    A wide variety of credit courses including but not limited to swimming, fitness center, badminton, tennis, golf, bowling and aerobic dance. See when this course is offered ...
    Fourth Semester
    3.0
    CT242 Mech&Elec Systms for Bldgs
    This course explores the features of mechanical and electrical systems typically included as part of the utility of service grouping in modern buildings, including design principles, materials and equipment, installation, operation, and maintenance. All mechanical aspects of supporting a building are covered, including air handling, HVAC, heat loads & losses, electricity, plumbing, and water delivery. Prerequisites: CT121 Statics and PH151 General Physics 1. See when this course is offered ...
    4.0
    CT243 Construction Mgmnt
    This course studies the legal issues, building codes, specifications, and techniques of estimating costs, cash flow, and efficient construction methods relating to construction projects. Management topics include Deming fourteen points, Just-In-Time (JIT), quality control, and ISO-9000. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. (Spring semester) See when this course is offered ...
    Social Science/Humanities 3cr
    Acceptable Social Science/Humanities courses: PS101 American National Government, PY101 Introduction to General Psychology, SO101 Introduction to Sociology, BM101 Survey of Economics, AN101 Biological Anthropology, EN150 Effective Speech
    Business & Technical Elective 3cr
    Business and Technical Electives will be chosen with advisement to meet student's career goals and to ensure that prerequisites are satisfied for courses elected.
    Business & Technical Elective 3cr
    Business and Technical Electives will be chosen with advisement to meet student's career goals and to ensure that prerequisites are satisfied for courses elected.
    .5 cr
    PE Physical Education
    A wide variety of credit courses including but not limited to swimming, fitness center, badminton, tennis, golf, bowling and aerobic dance. See when this course is offered ...


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