2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Construction Management
Degree Plan: Residential Construction Foreman Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CMGT.RES.FORE

Few careers provide for the opportunity to leave a legacy. Construction Management lets you say, "I built that!" Foremen provide leadership to the project often from initial concept to completion.

Residential construction foremen work in all phases of the construction business with both public and private owners. Whatever the project, foremen keep the project on track and within budget. Working closely with architects, engineers, owners, and the various contractors on a job; the construction foreman's duties are varied, challenging and rewarding both emotionally and financially. Optionally, graduates can go into estimating, field engineering, project scheduling and other management levels both at the general contractor level and for specialty contractors such as mechanical, plumbing, and electrical contractors.

Fully accredited by the American Council for Construction Education, North Lake's Construction Management graduates are in demand in Texas with employment prospects throughout the country. Further educational opportunities allow program graduates to seek the AAS degree and both Bachelor and Master's degrees in the field.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
CNBT 2342 Construction Management 1 3
ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
CNBT 1372 Residential, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems 3
CNBT 1300 Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
OSHT 1213 Accident Prevention, Inspection, and Investigation 2
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 1374 Estimating for Residential Building 3
CNBT 2305 Building and Contracting 3
Semester Total 11
Minimum Hours Required 23

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.