Program Outcomes

Occupational Endorsement Certificate, CAD For Building Construction
Attention should be specifically directed to the proof of eligibility for placement in MATH A105 and ENGL A111 as a registration restriction for the introductory classes within the programs.
At the completion of this program students are able to demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in the use of computer-aided design and drafting software in the creation and modification of construction documentation.
  • Proficiency in the management of the computer-aided design and drafting software environment for the accurate application and integration of industry standards.

Undergraduate Certificate, Architectural Drafting
The specific educational outcomes that support the program objectives are to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to architectural drafting.
  • Visualize and translate drawing information to actual physical objects and completed architectural projects.
  • Understand the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public.
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and architects.
  • Understand the architectural elements of the construction document set and the role of construction documents as communication tools for the construction contract.
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed architectural project.
  • Demonstrate communication skills to be successful in the employment environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in the employment environment.

Undergraduate Certificate, Civil Drafting
The specific educational outcomes that support the program objectives are to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to civil drafting.
  • Visualize and translate drawing information to actual physical objects and completed civil construction projects.
  • Understand the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public.
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and civil engineers.
  • Understand the civil elements of the construction document set and the role of construction documents as communication tools for the construction contract.
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed civil project.
  • Demonstrate communication skills to be successful in the employment environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in the employment environment.

Undergraduate Certificate, Mechanical and Electrical Drafting
The specific educational outcomes that support the program objectives are to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to the mechanical/electrical drafting.
  • Visualize and translate drawing information to actual physical objects and completed mechanical/electrical construction projects.
  • Understand the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public.
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and mechanical and electrical engineers.
  • Understand the mechanical/electrical elements of the construction document set and the role of construction documents as communication tools for the construction contract.
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed mechanical/electrical project.
  • Demonstrate communication skills to be successful in the employment environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in the employment environment.

Undergraduate Certificate, Structural Drafting
The specific educational outcomes that support the program objectives are to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to structural drafting.
  • Visualize and translate drawing information to actual physical objects and completed structural construction projects.
  • Understand the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public.
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and structural engineers.
  • Understand the structural elements of the construction document set and the role of construction documents as communication tools for the construction contract.
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed structural project.
  • Demonstrate communication skills to be successful in the employment environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in the employment environment.

Associate of Applied Science, Architectural and Engineering Technology
The specific educational outcomes that support the program objectives are to produce graduates who are able to:

  • Demonstrate skill and proficiency in computer-aided drafting and design.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drafting conventions including symbols, linetypes, lineweights, and dimension styles as applicable to the design discipline.
  • Visualize and translate drawing information to actual physical objects and completed construction components.
  • Understand the role and purpose of building codes and standards as they pertain to the life, health, and safety of the public.
  • Understand the role, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the design team, including the working relationship between technicians and professionals.
  • Understand the elements of the construction document set and the role of construction documents as communication tools for the construction contract.
  • Understand the construction process from the transformation of an idea or need into a completed project.
  • Demonstrate communication skills to be successful in the employment environment.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in the employment environment.

Associate of Applied Science, Construction Management
Graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental processes used to create project designs and construction documents.
  • Define the roles, relationships and responsibilities of the participants in the design and construction process.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of contract administration procedures and the communication used in their implementation.
  • Define the methods, materials, and techniques used in the design and construction of buildings and civil works.
  • Interpret construction documents to predict project costs, plan construction operations, develop project schedules and assign resources.
  • Utilize construction operations planning methods to create accurate project schedules and monitor productivity.
  • Interpret and apply building codes in construction processes.
  • Proficiently operate industry-standard software for computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), project cost estimating, and project scheduling.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of safety, health, and environmental issues related to construction activities.

Bachelor of Science, Construction Management
Graduates will be able to:

  • Manage the principal resources of a construction industry organization including its workers, equipment, time, and budgets.
  • Represent the role of the constructor in the multi-discipline team responsible for managing construction projects.
  • Assess project risk and evaluate alternate project delivery systems for project procurement and construction.
  • Communicate effectively with project design professionals during the planning phases of design-build projects and throughout the construction phase of all projects.
  • Utilize knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment operations to plan, control, and analyze the results of construction processes.
  • Manage construction operations in unique and changing conditions to produce measured results that meet stated quality criteria and overall project goals.