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Construction Management Technology

Construction Management Technology - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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The Associate in Applied Science in Construction Management Technology degree prepares students for employment in the field of construction, capable of filling entry- and mid-level supervisory positions within the industry. Also, the program allows those already employed in the construction industry to enhance their skills and prepare for advancement. The program focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to supervise an ongoing construction project, staying under cost, maintaining high quality, and building to the specifications. 

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Construction Project Management Technology program are prepared to seek careers as construction supervisors and construction/building inspectors. They will be well-qualified to achieve their clients' construction objectives, such as cost, time, and quality.

Employers of HGTC Alumni Include:

  • Baldwin Construction
  • City of Myrtle Beach
  • DR Horton
  • FBI Construction
  • Garney Construction
  • Georgetown County Water & Sewer
  • Spann Roofing
  • Horry County Schools - Construction Management Office
  • MB Khan Construction
  • Millenium Construction
  • Monarch Company
  • Monteith Construction

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Mission/Purpose Statement:

The mission of the construction management technology program is to offer a strong academic and applications-based program necessary to produce well-educated graduates who become innovative and productive members of society. Students will possess both the problem-solving skills and the fundamental soft skills needed in the modern workplace. Students will be prepared in the areas of estimating, cost control, project management and safety.  Additionally, students will be prepared to accept and succeed in managerial positions in the field of construction management.


  • Prepare students for plan reading and material application
  • Prepare students for cost estimating using current rates and/or software
  • Prepare students to budget and manage resources for profit
  • Prepare students to have interpersonal skills for field supervision and teamwork.

For more information, contact:
Babatunde Alo, P.E. - (843) 349-5374

David Lewis, P.E. - (843) 349-7109

Charles Granger - Department Chair
(843) 349-5189

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Fall Course Title Semester
Credit Hours
CET 115 Mechanical and Electrical Systems 2
EGR 170 Engineering Materials 3
EGR 270 Introduction to Engineering 3
ENG 155 Communications I* 3
MAT 175 Algebra Trigonometry I* 3
  TOTAL 14
Second Semester - Spring    
AET 101 Building Systems I 3
BCT 223 Residential Mechanical Systems 3
CET 127 Building Construction Print Reading 4
EGR 275 Introduction to Engineering/Computer Graphics 3
  TOTAL 13
Third Semester - Summer    
BCT 200 SCWE Building Construction Technology "Internship" 6
Fourth Semester - Fall    
AET 201 Building Systems II 3
CET 140 Construction Financial Management 3
CET 216 Soil Mechanics 3
CET 230 Construction Management 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications* 3
  TOTAL 15
Fifth Semester - Spring    
CET 245 Cost Estimating 3
CET 260 Construction Management Senior Project 3
EGR 285 Engineering Surveying I 3
EGR 295 Engineering Surveying Lab I 1
PSY 103 General Psychology* 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy** 3
  TOTAL 16



*The following university transferable sequences may be substituted: ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 for ENG 155 and ENG 160; MAT 110 and MAT 111 for MAT 175; PSY 201 for PSY 103; PHI 110 for PHI 101.

**Or Approved Humanities (including but not limited to ART 101, HIS 201, REL 103).