Laney College

Construction Management Certificate of Achievement

Construction Management Certificate of Achievement

Construction Management provides students, who work in or plan to enter management of residential projects and commercial projects, with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment. Emphasis is placed on inspection, estimating, scheduling, legal, and business aspects of construction.

Career Opportunities

Completion of the Construction Management AS degree opens up a wide field of career opportunities ranging from small business ownership of a local construction company to project management for a large construction management firm. Other opportunities include working for cities and counties in inspections, plan checking, and city planning.

Course # Course Title Units
CONMT 10 Introduction to Construction Practices 3
CONMT 11 Construction Estimating I/Residential Projects 3
CONMT 12 Uniform Building Codes I 3
CONMT 20 Blueprint Reading and Interpretation 3
CONMT 18 Construction Project Management I 3
CONMT 21 Construction Estimating II / Commercial Projects Construction 3
CONMT 22 Uniform Building Codes II 3
CONMT 31A Computer Applications in Contracting Scheduling 3
CONMT 19 Construction Project Management II 3
CONMT 31B Computer Applications in Contracting Business Management 3
CONMT 32 Materials and Methods of Construction 3
Select one course from the following
CONMT 30 State Contracting License Law 3
CONMT 40 Construction Contracts and Specifications 3
Total Required Units 36


BUS 1A Financial Accounting 4
BUS 20 General Accounting 3
CHEM 1A General Chemistry 5
CHEM 30A Introductory General Chemistry 4
ENGL 1A Composition and Reading** 4
MATH 220A Technical Mathematics with Algebra I** 0.5
MATH 220B Technical Mathematics with Algebra II** 0.5
MATH 220C Technical Mathematics with Algebra III** 0.5
MATH 220D Technical Mathematics with Algebra IV** 0.5
PHYS 4A General Physics with Calculus** 3
PHYS 10 Introduction to Physics** 4


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:
• Communication: Cite, list, and write effectively to communicate the intent of construction management and inspection services.
• Critical Thinking: Create a work plan, construct a project management plan of execution and design a schedule for execution of construction.
• Technical Skills: Create, assemble, and generate relevant, technical reports on real world projects and construction project simulations.