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Facilities Management, A.A.S.

Requirements

Two options are available: An Associate in Applied Science degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology Management.

Total Program Credits: 65

General Education Requirements: 17 Credits
  CMGT 1150   Construction Safety 2
  ENGL 1010   Introduction to Writing 3
  EGDT 1600   Technical Math--Algebra 3
or MAT 1030   Quantitative Reasoning  (3.0)  
  PHIL 2050   Ethics and Values 3
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course (Recommended: PHYS 1010 3
  TECH 200G   Technology and Human Life 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 48 Credits
  ACC 2010   Financial Accounting 3
  BIT 1010   Building Codes 3
  BIT 1230   Plan Review 3
  CMGT 1010   Introduction to Construction Management 3
  CMGT 1190   Concrete and Framing Lab 3
or CMGT 281R   Internship  (1.0)  
  CMGT 1220   Finishing Lab 3
or CMGT 281R   Internship  (1.0)  
  CMGT 3000   Principles of Construction Scheduling 3
  CMGT 3020   Building Envelopes and Mechanical Systems 3
  CMGT 3160   Building Information Modeling 3
  IM 2010   Business Computer Proficiency 3
  EGDT 1020   3D Architectural Modeling 3
  FAC 1010   Survey of Facilities Management 3
  LEGL 3130   Real Estate Principles and Finance 3
  LEGL 3140   Real Estate Law 3
  MKTG 2200   Written Business Communication 3
  MGMT 3000   Organizational Behavior 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 65 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above (departments may require a higher GPA).
  3. Residency hours: minimum of 20 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
BIT 1010 Building Codes 3
CMGT 1010 Introduction to Construction Management 3
CMGT 1190 or 
CMGT 281R
Concrete and Framing Lab or 
Internship
3
CMGT 1150 Construction Safety 2
EGDT 1600 or 
( MAT 1030 or higher)
Technical Math (Algebra)** or 
Quantitative Literacy
3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
  Semester total: 17
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
BIT 1230 Plan Review 3
CMGT 1220 or  
CMGT 281R
Finishing Lab or 
Internship
3
FAC 1010 Survey of Facilities Management 3
EGDT 1020 3D Architectural Modeling 3
IM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3
MKTG 2200 Written Business Communications 3
  Semester total: 18
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CMGT 3000 Principles of Construction Scheduling 3
CMGT 3020 Building Envelopes and Mechanical Sys.  3
LEGL 3130 Real Estate Principles and Finance 3
Biol/Physical Science Choose from list  (PHYS 1010 Recommended) 3
TECH 200G Technology and Human Life 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
CMGT 3160 Building Information Modeling 3
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting 3
LEGL 3140 Real Estate Law 3
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  Semester total: 15
 
Degree total:
65

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

 
 

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, and 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

 
 

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., 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; Ph.D, Technology & Engineering Education, Utah State University.

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Careers

Careers:  

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:

  • providing environmental control such as: heating and cooling, air quality and lighting
  • maintaining buildings and grounds
  • approving changes in existing structures and approving plans for new facilities
  • supervising personnel
  • purchasing
  • budgeting and accounting
  • preventative maintenance and protection

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