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Construction Management, Certificate of Completion

Requirements

A Certificate of Completion for students seeking an applied education in construction. The courses can lead the students who desire to further their education towards the AAS and/or BS degree in Construction Management.

Total Program Credits: 30

Discipline Core Requirements: 27 Credits
  CMGT 1010 Introduction to Construction Management 3
  CMGT 1020 Construction Materials and Methods I 3
  CMGT 1150 Construction Safety 2
  CMGT 1190 Concrete and Framing Lab 3
or CMGT 281R Internship (For maximum of 3 credits toward graduation)  (1.0)  
  CMGT 1220 Finishing Lab 3
or CMGT 281R Internship (For maximum of 3 credits toward graduation)  (1.0)  
  CMGT 2010 Construction Materials and Methods II 3
  CMGT 399R Student Professional Organization  (0.5) 1
  IM  2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3
  EGDT 1400 Surveying Applications and Field Techniques I 3
  EGDT 1600 Technical Math--Algebra 3
 or MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (3.0)  
or MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics (3.0)  
or MATH 1050 College Algebra (4.0)  
or MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (3.0)  
Elective Requirements: 3 Credits
  BIT 1010 Building Codes (Recommended for students interested in commercial construction)  (3.0) 3
or BIT 1020 Residential Codes (Recommended for students interested in residential construction)  (3.0)  
or EGDT 2400 Surveying Applications and Field Techniques II   (Recommended for students interested in heavy civil/highway construction) (3.0)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 30 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  3. No grade lower than a C-.
  4. Residency hours -- minimum of 10 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
CMGT 1010 Introduction to Construction Management 3
CMGT 1020* Construction Materials and Methods I 3
CMGT 1190 or CMGT 281R  Concrete and Framing Lab or Finish Lab or Internship   3
CMGT 399R  Student Professional Organization - Must be repeated for a total of one (1) credit minimum; three (3) credits maximum may apply toward graduation   0.5
EGDT 1400 Surveying Applications and Field Techniques I 3
EGDT 1600  or MAT 1030 or MATH 1040 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1090
Technical Math (Algebra) or Quantative Reasoning or Introduction to Statistics or College Algebra (4.0) or College Algebra for Business (3.0)
3
  Semester total: 15.5
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor. 
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CMGT 1150 Construction Safety 2
CMGT 1220 or CMGT 281R Finishing Lab or Internship 3
CMGT 2010* Construction Materials and Methods II 3
CMGT 399R  Student Professional Organization - Must be repeated for a total of one (1) credit minimum; three (3) credits maximum may apply toward graduation   0.5
BIT 1010 or BIT 1020 or EGDT 2400 Building Codes or Residential Codes or Surveying Applications and Field Techniques II
3
IM 2010* Business Computer Proficiency 3
  Semester total: 14.5
Note: *Pre-requisites are required to be taken. Please see the advisor. 
  Degree total: 30

Department

Name:

Construction Technologies

Location:

GT 610d

Telephone:

801-863-8500

Email:

ConstructionTechnologies@uvu.edu

Web Address:

uvu.edu/ct

Chair:

J. Eric Linfield

 
 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a dynamic opportunity for engaged learning through a variety of certificate and degree programs that foster integrity, creativity, hands-on activities, and scholarly work. Success is measured by learners who leave professionally competent to build better communities through service, leadership and lifelong learning in their chosen field.

 
 

Construction Technologies

  • Department Advisor: Amy Ostler 
  • Office: CS 635
  • Telephone: 801-863-8138
  • Email: Ostleram@uvu.edu
 
 

Building Inspection Technology

  • Program Coordinator: Fred Davis
  • Office: GT 610g
  • Telephone: 801-863-8861
  • Email: Davisfr@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:

Quinn Davis, Wasatch County Building Official; Bill Bell, Building Safety Division Manager; Donna Jackson, Midvale City Building Official; Gilbert Gonzales, Murry City Assistant Building Official; Dave Johnson, Public Works Director/Building Official.

Degree/Certificates:

  • One Year Certificate
  • Two Year Associate in Applied Science
  • Bachelors of Science in Technology Management

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are better equipped to find employment in the building inspection and construction management fields. In addition, this curriculum will provide supporting instruction for those students in the Construction Technologies (CT) and the Engineering, Graphics and Design Technologies (EGDT) programs.

Reminder: An overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above is required for graduation.

 
 

Cabinetry & Architectural Woodwork

  • Program Coordinator: Kelly Baird
  • Office: GT 625b
  • Telephone: 801-863-8860
  • Email: Bairdke@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:

Richard Shelley, Fetzers Architectural Woodwork; Lance Durfee, Intermountain Wood Products; Russ Lee, International Surface Fabricators; Scott Hudson, Magelby Companies; KP Christensen, BYU Technology & Education; Dennis Bailey, Alpine School Districts; Scott Cherry, Prove School District

Degree/Certificates

  • One Year Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Two Year Associate in Applied Science
  • Two Year Associate in Science
  • Bachelors of Science in Technology Management

Career Opportunities

The highly skilled craftsperson in the cabinet-making field may find work in factory production, set-up, milling, assembling, and installing highly-customized cabinetry in residences, banks, department stores, and restaurants. Other jobs may be found in furniture work, and specialized facets of the industry. Self-employment often follows short-term trade experience.

Reminder: an overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above is required for graduation.

 
 

Construction Management; Clyde Institute

  • Program Coordinator: Robert Warcup
  • Office: GT 610a
  • Telephone: 801-863-8167
  • Email: Warcupro@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:

Jeffrey R. Clyde, W.W. Clyde & Co.(Chair); Jim Golding, Geneva Rock; Trevor Hunsaker, Big D Construction; Darin Zwick, Zwick Construction; Kristen Mortensen, Chocolate Homes; Paul Magleby, Magleby Companies.

Degrees/Certificates

  • Two Year Associate in Applied Science
  • Two Year Associate in Science
  • Bachelors of Science in Construction Management

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the four-year Construction Management program are prepared for employment in various levels of construction project management including superintendents, project engineers, construction schedulers and estimators.

Graduates of the two-year Construction Management program are prepared for employment as construction project foremen, crew leaders and entry positions in job supervision.

 
 

Facilities Management

  • Program Coordinator: Eric Linfield
  • Office: GT 675m
  • Telephone: 801-863-8250
  • Email:  Eric.Linfield@uvu.edu


Advisory Committee:
 

Mark Woods (chairperson), Microfocus-Committee Chair; Kris Ashby, Elite Grounds; Frank Young, Utah Valley University; Matt Burk, Nuskin International; Michael Rawson, Intermountain Healthcare; Eric Linfield, UVU Program Coordinator.

Degrees/Certificates

  • Two Year Associates in Applied Science
  • Bachelors of Science in Technology Management

Career Opportunities

The Facilities Management program is designed to prepare graduates to manage physical facilities such as resorts, health care centers, government facilities, recreational complexes, schools, industrial plants, and apartment buildings. Wherever there are buildings to be maintained there is a career opportunity for the facility manager.

The job of the facility manager can vary considerably depending on the employing institution, but some of the more common responsibilities are physical plant operations, building and grounds maintenance, space planning, budgets and purchasing, and human resources.

Reminder: an overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or higher is required for graduation.
 
 

College of Technology and Computing

  • Dean: TBA
  • Office: CS 720
  • Phone: 801-863-8237
  • Email:
 
 

Faculty

Kellan Baird(1998)

Associate Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Industrial Education, Brigham Young University.

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James Cox(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Faculty



A.S., Physics, Carbon Jr. College; Bachelor of Engineering Science in Civil Engineering, Mathematics, M.E., Transportation, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Transportation, University of Utah.

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Ben Davis(1994)

Associate Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Geography/Urban Planning, University of Utah; M.S., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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DeWayne Erdmann(1999)

Associate Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Industrial Education, Brigham Young University.

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Barry Hallsted(2007)

Assistant Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Youth Leadership & Scouting Education, Brigham Young University; M.B.A., Aspen University; Ph.D. (ABD), Business Administration, Northcentral University.

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J. Linfield(1998)

Associate Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Department Chair, Faculty



B.S., Technology Management, Utah Valley State College.

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Robert Warcup(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Construction Technologies
Faculty



B.S., Business Management and Spanish, Brigham Young University; M.B.A., University of Nevada.

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Careers

Careers:  
Graduates of this program will be better equipped to find employment as construction project foremen, crew leaders and entry positions in job supervision.

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