AA Degree: Building Construction Emphasis



Associate of Arts Degree - AA.BCN

The AA.BCN degree is focused upon the study of Building Construction Management. This is a highly specialized field of study devoted to planning, scheduling and supervision of a wide range of building construction projects. Construction mangers follow the design drawings and specifications and are responsible for the accurate and timely completion of the project. Software for the scheduling of the scope of work is used in addition to CADD software.

A sample course sequence is listed below. All Associate of Arts Programs are designed for students who plan on attending an upper division College or University and to obtain a Bachelors degree.

Transfer requirements vary between Colleges.


AA.BCN Building Construction Emphasis


AA Building Construction Emphasis

Year I - First Semester:

1. **BCN 1210 Construction Materials & Processes 3 Cr

2. ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 Cr

3. **MAC 2233 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences 4 Cr

4. **SPC 1608 Public Speaking 3 Cr

Year I - Second Semester:

1. **BCN 1250 Introduction to Graphic Technology 3 Cr

2. ENC 1102 English Composition II 3 Cr

3. **GLY 2010 Physical Geology 3 Cr

4. **GLY 2010L Physical Geology Lab 1 Cr

Year I – Third Semester:

1. ANT 2000, Introduction to Anthropology or PSY 2012,

General Psychology or SYG 2000, Introduction to Sociology 3 Cr

2. ARH 1000 Understanding Visual Art or HUM 1020, Introduction

To Humanities or MUL 1010, Introduction to Music or PHI 1010,

Introduction to Philosophy or THE 1000, Introduction to Theatre Arts 3 Cr

3. Biological Science General Education 3-4 Cr

Year II First Semester:

1. *ARC 2501 Architectural Structures I 4 Cr

2. **ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Cr

3. ENC 2010 Technical Writing 3 Cr

4. *PHY 2053 General Physics I 3 Cr

5. **PHY 2053L Fundamentals of Physics Lab 1 Cr

Year II Second Semester:

1. **BUL 2241 Business Law I 3 Cr

2. **STA 2023 Elementary Statistics 3 Cr

3. History General Education 3 Cr

4. Humanities General Education 3 Cr

Year II Third Semester:

1. **ACG 2021 Financial Accounting 3 Cr

2. Behavioral Science/History/Economics General Education 3 Cr

Total: 65 Credit Hours

*May require additional coursework.

**Common Course Prerequisites recommended by the State for successful transfer to the University.

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Samples of Student Projects Created

in the AA.BCN Program


truss iunder


Truss Under Load



const doc
Construction Document


frame mod
Framing Model


Prospective transfer students should also visit the FACTS 2+2 Degree Audit to help them decide which courses to take prior to transfer to an upper division College.

Florida community college students may use this tool to match their academic record to various transfer disciplines' requirements.



Time Factors

· Certificates require one year of study or less.

· AS degrees require two years of study.

· AA degrees required two years or more of study and two to three years at an upper division College or University.




This page last updated November 16, 2017

Please report any problems with this page to Eugene Broda ebroda@hccfl.edu