Construction Management Professional (CMP.AAS)

Associate in Applied Science

Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology

Auburn Hills Campus

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Construction Management Professional Program is designed for skilled trade workers that desire to advance their careers or obtain further construction management skills. This degree is optimal for those expecting to take their career to the supervisory level. Through this program, students will be exposed to basic business principles, as well as basic construction business principles.

Skilled workers who have achieved Journeyman status through the guidelines set by the Office of Apprenticeship Training (OAT) or have achieved a recognized state certified license in their specific skilled trade within any of the following categories, but not limited to Bricklayers, Carpenters, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Operating Engineers, Plumbers/Pipe Fitters/HVACR Technicians/Gas Distribution, Sprinkler Fitters, Sheet Metal, Electricians, Asbestos Workers, Elevator Constructors, and Roofers will be granted, by Oakland Community College, a block of 20 credit hours (applicable to an Associate in Applied Science-Construction Management Professional option only). Students who have successfully completed an apprentice training program, reached Journeyman status and/or have a state certified license in the categories previously listed must provide proof to the OCC Registrar Office for approval. Those with a Michigan Builder’s License and/or equivalent, without completing a skilled trade apprenticeship program and reaching journeyman status, are not qualified for the block of 20 credits.

In addition to the 20 credit hours, students must take the required courses listed below, as well as meet the OCC requirements for an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Construction Management Professional. Students must also attend a mandatory Construction Management orientation session prior to enrolling in CMN 1700.

Skilled Trades (See aforementioned list description)

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Major Requirements
Credits approved by OCC Registrar with documented proof of completion of a certified apprenticeship training program20
Required Courses
CMN 17001Quantitative Analysis of Construction Drawings 3
CMN 2100Construction Contracts and Administration3
CMN 2300Construction Law3
CMN 24001Construction Planning and Scheduling 3
CMN 25001Construction Estimating and Bidding Techniques 3
Required Supportive Courses
ACC 1800Accounting Procedures2
BUS 1100Introduction to Business4
CIS 1050Personal Computer Productivity Tools4
ECO 26102Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 13502Business Communications 3
MAT 11502Intermediate Algebra 4
Complete one of the following COM courses:3
Interpersonal Communication 3
Fundamentals of Speech 3
Total Credit Hours for Program-Related Courses58
General Education Requirements
Communication/English (3-credits)
Fine Arts/Humanities (3-credits)3
Mathematics/Science (3-credits)
Social Science (3-credits)
Written Communication (3-credits)
Total Credit Hours61

The prerequisites for this course will be waived for Journeymen in the construction trades. 


Course may be used to meet General Education requirements.

A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation. 

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