What will I learn?

This degree prepares students to supervise and manage the construction of commercial and residential buildings including sustainable (green) construction. Students learn proper procedures and materials that comply with plans, specifications, and building codes. Students will be prepared for employment as construction estimators/schedulers, project managers, green specialists, and other supervisory positions in the construction industry.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Analyze items, elements or systems in a construction project by manually and visually identifying what is necessary for its construction, accurately calculate the quantities needed, and estimate its total installed cost.
  • Correlate the construction field administration phase including contract documents, construction schedules, submittals, reports and close-out elements.
  • Diagnose construction contracts, lien laws, contract changes, scheduling, insurances and bonds, and contract disputes.
  • Compare the advantages of utilizing green construction materials over the more conventional construction materials including how the materials are produced, the general properties of the material, and how the materials are installed.
  • Distinguish green alternatives to conventional building practices, and describe the pros and cons of those alternatives.
  • Characterize sustainable construction retrofitting for energy efficiency of existing buildings.

Which department am I in?

School of Advanced and Applied Technologies

Study options

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$10,200.00 per year
Tuition and fees are subject to change by the NSHE Board of Regents.
Start date

Expected January 2020

Venue

Sahara West Center

2409 Las Verdes Street,

LAS VEGAS,

Nevada,

89102, United States

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$10,200.00 per year
Tuition and fees are subject to change by the NSHE Board of Regents.
Start date

Expected January 2020

Venue

Nellis AFB Center

4475 England Ave., Suite 318,

NELLIS,

Nevada,

89191, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to have international qualification equivalent to U.S. High School.

English Proficiency Admission Requirements:

IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 61 iBT or equivalent

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