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College Catalog 2018-2019

Career Studies Certificate
Offered through AL
CIP Code: 46.0000

Purpose:  The curriculum is designed to qualify personnel in both building construction and engineering technologies. Occupational objectives include employment within construction companies, assisting project managers and general contractors in preparing estimates, contract document interpretation, and construction administration. Independent employment may include construction site supervision and facilities management.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
BLD 165 Construction Field Operations 2
BLD 231 Construction Estimating I 3
BLD 101 Construction Management I 3
CAD 165 Architectural Blueprint Reading 3
Total   11
2nd Semester
ARC 133 Construction Methodology and Procedures I 3
BLD 215 OSHA 30 Construction Safety 2
CIV 171 Surveying I 3
1___ Technical Elective 3
Total   11
Total credits for the Construction Supervision Career Studies Certificate=22

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.

1 Technical elective courses must be approved by the program academic advisor. May be selected from the following: CAD 201, CAD 202, BLD 232, BLD 247, ARC 243.