Engineering Technology- Construction Management - Associate in Applied Science

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Applied Science
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Faculty Contact
Hassan Mohseni Nameghi: 313-317-1746,, Science Bldg, Room: J-106B

Program Description


Provides hands-on technical skills required in workplaces through computer- and laboratory-based practice. Teaches architectural CAD/drafting and building construction methods and materials. Laboratory classes provide students with experience in construction materials, computer-aided drafting and design, cost estimating, construction methods, presentation techniques, and construction practices. Covers the principles and necessary skills of the architectural profession supported by an understanding of building construction through laboratory activities designed to provide students with a practical skill-based education. The required math courses ease the transfer of students to a 4-year institute for completion of a Bachelor of Engineering Technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Apply standard methods of mathematical analysis.
  2. Develop knowledge of career opportunities and demonstrate the technical skills required by industry.
  3. Demonstrate professional ethics appropriate to the field of engineering technology.
  4. Prepare a series of construction documents utilizing current industry software and accepted architectural standards and techniques.
  5. Develop a series of design presentation drawings utilizing traditional and computerized techniques.
Career Opportunities
  • Architectural CAD Technician
  • Construction Services Technician
  • Construction Engineering Technician
  • Residential Maintenance Technician
  • Design Technician

General Education

Category 1: English Composition
Complete any one.
Category 2: English Composition or Communications
Complete any one.
Credit Hours

See General Education Requirements for details.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Computer Technology: Complete any one
Credit Hours

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
Course Name Credit Hours

Architecture Construction: Complete twenty (24) additional 100-level, or higher, credits from the Building Architecture (BLDA) courses.


Drafting or Engineering: Complete six (6) additional 100-level, or higher, credits from the Drafting (DRAF) or Engineering (ENGR) courses list.

ENGR-130: Introduction to Engineering 3.00
ENGT-245: Applied Statics 3.00
Credit Hours: 36

Electives: Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees require a minimum of 60 credits for graduation. Complete additional 100-level, or higher, courses to complete the requirements for this degree.

Elective Hours
Minimum Total Credit Hours
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.