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Construction Management-Electricity Associate Degree

Program Code: 104551

The Construction Management - Electricity associate degree is designed to provide fundamental job management skills to those already working in the trade to advance their career in the construction field. Subject areas covered include managing construction costs, project and personnel management, site supervision, estimating, and project scheduling.

Follow Your Path

All credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Electricity, 314131

Employment Potential

A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

  • Construction Project Coordinator: assists Project Coordinators, Project Managers and outside resources to provide on-site oversight, coordination, support and task completion for construction projects and repairs
  • Expeditor: coordinates the work of subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Assistant Superintendent: assists Superintendents with day-to-day operations on the construction site, scheduling, quality control, and sub-contractor coordination.
  • Assistant Construction Manager: works with construction and project managers to oversee the daily management, coordination, supervision and successful completion of projects
  • Trade Supervisor: organizes the overall construction of a particular trade on a job site, trains employees under his or her supervision, ensures appropriate use of equipment by employees, communicate progress on the project to a supervisor and maintains the employee schedule.

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.

  • Superintendent
  • Construction Manager
  • Project Manager
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Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • Completion of Electricity technical diploma or completion of approved construction-related apprenticeship in electricity or currently hold a Wisconsin Master Electrician credential.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
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Curriculum
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Construction Management - Electricity associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
First Semester
Semester Total
17
Second Semester
Semester Total
14
Third Semester
Semester Total
18
Fourth Semester
Semester Total
18
Total Credits
67

Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply principles of personnel supervision.
  • Define the methods, materials and techniques used in construction.
  • Explain the relationship between contract documents and the construction process.
  • Plan, prepare and update construction project schedules.
  • Interpret construction documents to estimate basic construction costs.
  • Define the roles, relationships and responsibilities of the participants in the construction process.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of contract administration procedures and the communication methods used in their implementation.
  • Control construction costs.
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Start here. Finish at a four-year.

NWTC transfer programs are offered through collaborative agreements with our four-year college and university partners. See where your associate degree credits will transfer >> EXCLUDEEND

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Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

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