Oakland Community College 


Associate in Applied Science


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   The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Management Development, Construction Management Professional Program, is designed for skilled trade workers that desire to advance their careers or obtain further construction management skills. This degree is optimal for those expecting to take their career to the supervisory level. Through this program, students will be exposed to basic business principles, as well as basic construction business principles.

   Skilled workers who have achieved Journeyman status through the guidelines set by the Office of Apprenticeship Training (OAT) or have achieved a recognized state certified license in their specific skilled trade within any of the following categories, but not limited to: Bricklayers, Carpenters, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Operating Engineers, Plumbers/ Pipe Fitters/HVACR Technicians/Gas Distribution, Sprinkler Fitters, Sheet Metal, Electricians, Asbestos Workers, Elevator Constructors, and Roofers will be granted, by Oakland Community College, a block of 22 credit hours (applicable to an Associate in Applied Science-Construction Management Professional option only). Students that have successfully completed an apprentice training program, reached Journeyman status and/or have a state certified license in the categories previously listed must provide proof to the OCC Registrar Office for approval. Those with a Michigan Builder’s License and/or equivalent, without completing a skilled trade apprenticeship program and reaching journeyman status, are not qualified for the block of 22 credits.

   In addition to the 22 credit hours, students must take the required courses listed below, as well as meet the OCC requirements for an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Management Development-Construction Management Professional. Those students wishing to obtain a certificate may follow the options listed directly following the Associates Degree requirements.

Major Requirements Credits
Credits Approved by OCC Registrar with documented proof of completion of a certified apprenticeship training program 22

Required Courses
CIS 1050 Personal Computer Productivity Tools (MS-Office & XP) 4
CMN 2100 Construction Contracts and Administration 3
CMN 2300 Construction Law 3
CMN 25001 Construction Estimating and Bidding Techniques 3
See degree requirements for an Associate in Applied Science degree.
General Education Requirement
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1   The prerequisites for this course will be waived for the Construction Management Professional only.