Construction Management Technology, A.S.

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Program Overview

The two-year A.S. degree program in Construction Management Technology prepares people to meet the ever growing challenges in the construction industry.

The program's mission is to promote and improve construction education in North Central Florida by providing construction management training for entry-level practitioners in residential and light commercial construction.

This program features hands-on professional core classes in drafting/design, materials, surveying, codes and regulations, estimating, blueprint reading, and project management provide comprehensive skills required for becoming a successful manager. Students in this program play a key role in building a 1,250 square foot Habitat for Humanity home each academic year.

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  • Be at least 16 years of age. High School Dual Enrollment students are welcome.
  • Be accepted to the college and have completed the entire admissions process.
  • If transferring credits, all transcripts must posted on student's official records and be evaluated by program advisor.
  • Have Construction Management A.S. degree (code 3610) as their Primary Program

Program Cost Breakdown


  • $77.98 Florida resident
  • $231.12 Non-Florida resident

 Student Activities

  • $7.80


  • $3.50 Florida resident
  • $14.00 Non-Florida resident

Capital Improvement

  • $8.66 Florida resident
  • $31.67 Non-Florida resident

Access Fee*

  • $2.00 Florida resident
  • $2.00 Non-Florida resident


  • $3.00 Florida resident
  • $3.00 Non-Florida resident

*Not covered by any Florida Prepaid Program or any fee waivers

Program Goals

  • Provide the highest quality of technical and applied construction education as the associate degree level.
  • Provide maximum opportunity for graduates to continue their education beyond two years.
  • Provie maximum opportunity for graduates to obtain permanent employment in the residential and light commercial construction industries.
  • Increase visibility of the program, in the state and the nation that will enhance the reputation of the construction education at Santa Fe College.
  • Maintain contact with industry and our graduate to verify progress toward the above state goals.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon Graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Apply effective communication, both orally and in writing.
  2. Apply quantity takeoff skills for bidding or budgeting purposes on a construction project
  3. Apply the aptitude to schedule a basic construction project.
  4. Apply current technology related to the construction industry.
  5. Apply the interpretation of construction documents (contracts, specifications, and drawings) used in managing a construction project.
  6. Apply basic principles of construction accounting.
  7. Apply basic surveying techniques used in building layout.
  8. Understand basic principles of ethics in the construction industry.
  9. Understand the fundamentals of contracts, codes and regulations that govern a construction project.
  10. Understand basic construction methods and materials.
  11. Understand basic safety hazards on a construction site and standard prevention measures.
  12. Understand basic principles of structural design.
  13. Understand the basic principles of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

This degree is a total of 60 credit hours

1st Term - Fall (15 credit hours)

  • BCN1210 Construction Materials (3 credit hours)
  • BCN1760 Codes and Regulations (3 credit hours)
  • BCN2272 Blueprint Reading (3 credit hours)
  • MAC1105 College Algebra (3 credit hours) or MGF1107 Contemporary Math or MGF1106 Topics in Math
  • ENC1101 College Composition (3 credit hours)

2nd Term - Spring (15 credit hours)

  • BCN2005 – Introduction to Construction Management (3 credit hours)
  • BCT2705 Management 1 (4 credit hours)
  • BCN1251c Light Construction Drafting (3 credit hours)
  • BCN1004 Construction Field Technology (3 credit hours)
  • ESC1000 Earth Science (3 credit hours)
  • HUM**** Humanities (3 credit hours)

3rd Term - Fall (15 credit hours)

  • BCN1214c Techniques: Basic Structure (3 credit hours)
  • BCT2770 Estimating (3 credit hours)
  • SPC2608 Public Speaking (3 credit hours)
  • SUR2001C Surveying (3 credit hours)
  • AMH2020 or POS2041 Civics (3 credit hours)

4th Term - Spring (15 credit hours)

  • BCT2750 Construction Management 2 (3 credit hours)
  • BCN2560 Related Specialty Trades (3 credit hours)
  • BCN2222c Techniques: Finishes and Systems (3 credit hours)
  • BCN2939C Capstone (3 credit hours)
  • Business Elective (3 credit hours)

Civics Literacy Requirement

As of October 20, 2021, the State Board of Education approved revisions to Florida's civic literacy competency requirements, which now includes passing a civic literacy course (AMH 2020 or POS 2041) and the state civic literacy exam. Learn more at

Section 1. Essential Thinking Skills for Construction Students

The Construction student must be able to apply proper principles and techniques to construction projects. Skills include being able to:

  • Read textbooks, handouts, and safety procedures.
  • Read blueprints and construction plans.
  • Interpret symbols, legends, and other information on construction drawings.
  • Extract information from a set of construction drawings.
  • Do mathematical calculations.
  • Take accurate measurements and do conversions.
  • Estimate the amount of materials and labor needed for a project.
  • Visualize two and three-dimensional objects.

Section 2. Essential Sensory & Observation Skills for Construction Students

The Construction student must be able to assess the quality of construction work. Skills include being able to:

  • Determine readings on devices such as tape measures, framing and adjustable squares, and builders' levels and transits.
  • Select proper tools and materials for specific purposes.
  • Use sensory cues to do proper constructing, installing, and finishing work.
  • Judge distance and space relationships of objects.
  • Detect changes in tone or sound of power equipment and warning tones such as an equipment back-up warning alarm.

Section 3. Essential Motor Skills for Construction Students

The Construction student must possess sufficient physical strength, stamina, flexibility, and dexterity to do carpentry and construction work. Skills include being able to:

  • Operate necessary tools and equipment properly with good manual dexterity.
  • Do physical labor for prolonged periods.
  • Work at varying heights and climb ladders, scaffolding, etc.
  • Lift and transport equipment and materials as necessary.

Section 4. Essential Communication Skills for Construction Students

The Construction student must be able to communicate effectively and to gather and convey information. Skills include being able to:

  • Obtain necessary information from oral and written sources.
  • Communicate orally with a person 20 feet away.
  • Express information coherently.
  • Document work accurately. 

Section 5. Essential Behavioral Skills for Construction Students

The Construction student must be able to behave appropriately and safely in a shared learning environment. Skills include being able to:

  • Work independently with periodic supervision.
  • Work cooperatively with partners and groups.
  • Follow through with individual and shared responsibilities.
  • Manage the use of time and organize work in order to complete multiple tasks and responsibilities within realistic constraints.
  • Be flexible and creative and adapt to professional and technical change.
  • Recognize potentially hazardous materials, equipment, and situations and work safely in order to minimize risk of injury to self and nearby individuals.
  • Exercise good judgment.
  • Adhere to all course policies and procedures as outlined in the course syllabus.
  • Adhere to all college policies and procedures as outlined in the student handbook.

Section 6. Essential Environmental Skills for Construction Students

The Construction student must be able to function safely in a shop environment. Skills include being able to work for prolonged periods amidst:

  • Extreme noise.
  • Sharp tools and materials.
  • Electrical equipment.
  • Chemicals and toxins.
  • Dust, heat, and fumes.
  • Machinery with moving parts.
  • Moving objects and vehicles.
  • Slippery or uneven surfaces


The program encourages students to work/intern during the summers. Construction Management courses (typically) are not instructed during the summer months and therefore there are no summer admissions to the program. As the program continues to grow, instruction of entry level courses during the summer may become part of the overall process for the program.


The program has a 40-year history of success from the first graduating class to the present time. The number of A.S. degrees awarded for the past five years are given below.

Academic Year 2024

Total Graduates: 26. Fall: 8, Spring 18

Academic Year: 2023

Total Graduates: 14. Fall 3, Spring 11

Academic Year: 2022

Total Graduates: 20. Fall 4, Spring 14, Summer B1

Academic Year 2021

Total Graduates: 13. Fall 3, Spring 10

Academic Year 2020

Total Graduates: 20. Fall 6, Spring 13, Summer B 1


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