2008-2009 Florida Community College at Jacksonville Catalog
Building Construction Technology (Construction Management) (A.S.) (2234)
Associate in Science
The mission of the Building Construction Technology program is to enable graduates to achieve their maximum potential in the building construction field. This includes providing and maintaining a strong, active relationship with the construction industry in Northeast Florida through graduates, industry advisory committees, internships and mutual support. This program’s purpose is to provide construction management students with skilled craftsmanship, management skills, leadership responsibilities in a technologically oriented, diverse, dynamic and global construction environment.
Construction management — construction jobs today are more complex than ever. Construction managers coordinate and supervise the process from the conceptual development stage through construction, making sure that the project gets done on time and within budget.
Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement
Florida’s growth is soaring. Jacksonville is a boomtown. And much of the city and state are being built by graduates of our construction programs. The employment rate in all trades is 100%. No Florida Community College student who wants a job goes without a job.
In this program, you’ll have the opportunity to network with major contractors and become employed while you’re still in school. We also refer you for internships and job interviews. Florida Community College’s Building Construction program has a long-standing relationship with this region’s major industry organizations, such as Woods Engineering, C. Young Construction, Superior Construction, Paul Fraser Homes, Stellar Group, C & C Powerlines, Dickey Smith & Company, Miatt Construction and Accubuild Construction.
Members of the Northeast Florida Builders Association serve on our Construction Management Advisory Council and on advisory committees for all trades, as well as provide internships and fund annual scholarships. The advisory committees provide leadership, support and guidance for the program and support such educational activities as constructing residential projects from design to move in.
Starting salaries range from $16 to $20 an hour. Overtime, bonuses, rapid advancement and opportunities for self-employment can rapidly increase your income.
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Total Credit Hours: 64