2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Management - Associate in Applied Science-T Degree Transfer to Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management at University of Washington

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Program Description The Construction Management Associate of Applied Science-Transfer Degree program allows students to update existing knowledge and skills and/or acquire up-to-date technical and managerial skills. The degree requires students to work with a Construction Management advisor to select those courses which will help them achieve their educational and career goals. Most courses are offered in the evening. This AAS-T is designed for a direct transfer to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management at University of Washington (UW). For further information visit their website and work with your advisor. This degree requires successful completion of a minimum of 108 credits as outlined.

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic advisor. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

General Education Requirements (10 credits)

Communication Skills (5 credits)

OUTCOME: Communicate and interact effectively through a variety of methods appropriate to audience, context, purpose, and field/discipline.

Human Relations and Professional Development Skills (5 credits)

OUTCOME: Act responsibly in applying professional and academic standards associated with personal wellness; sustainable management of resources; and/or with success in educational, workplace, community, and team settings.

Cultural Diversity Skills

OUTCOME: Explore and apply multiple perspectives in order to examine cultural differences and influences; maintain effective professional/working relationships; and/or interact effectively in multicultural settings.

____Cultural Diversity Requirement met

Distribution Requirements (25 credits)

Humanities (5 credits)

OUTCOME:​  Use humanities-based methods to reason, communicate, make meaning, solve problems, and/or create or perform cultural works for diverse audiences and purposes.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics (20 credits)

OUTCOME: Use scientific and mathematical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of science concepts and insights.

Program Requirements (73 credits)

*See Program Note


  1. Demonstrate effective communication, both orally and in writing.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to estimate quantities and costs for the bidding process in a construction project.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to schedule a basic construction project.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use current technology related to the construction process.
  5. Interpret construction documents (contracts, specifications, and drawings) used in managing a construction project.
  6. Apply basic principles of construction accounting.
  7. Use basic surveying techniques used in building layout.
  8. Discuss basic principles of ethics in the construction industry.
  9. Identify the fundamentals of contracts, codes, and regulations that govern a construction project.
  10. Recognize basic construction methods, materials, and equipment.
  11. Recognize basic safety hazards on a construction site and standard prevention measures.
  12. Recognize the basic principles of structural design.
  13. Recognize the basic principles of mechanical, electrical, and piping systems.

Program Notes

The program code for this degree is 570W. For financial aid, advising, and other reasons, students should work with their advisor to ensure that this code is properly recorded on their academic record.

  • Admission Requirements to the University of Washington Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Program All students who intend to transfer to UW should talk with a UW advisor to review specific admission requirements. Students must have a 2.7 minimum cumulative grade point average to be considered for admission to this program. The UW will transfer a block of one hundred-two (102) quarter credits. Edmonds CC CM graduates shall be granted a waiver from taking the following UW CM courses:
    • CM 310 Intro to Const Ind (3 credits)
    • CM 313 Const Methods and Materials (4 credits)
    • CM 311 Const Documents (2 credits)
    • CM 334 Const Surveying (2 credits)
    • CM 333 Const Safety (3 credits)
    • Total UW credits waived:  14 credits

Edmonds CC Construction Management graduates shall take a total of 78 credits of upper division coursework at the University of Washington.

The advisors for this program are:
Edmonds CC: Dave Jacobson | djacobs@edcc.edu | 425.640.1026
​UW: Rachael Faircloth | fairclr@uw.edu | 206.685.4438

Department website: 
Construction Management | edcc.edu/const

*Program note: See program Department Head for additional options.

Associate in Applied Science-Transfer General Information

Program of Study Outcomes Edmonds CC’s four General Education Outcomes­ (Communicate, Act Responsibly, Reason, and Explore) are promoted throughout the college’s programs. Instructional programs of 45 credits or more foster learning in all four General Education Outcomes.

Student achievement is assessed in the general and program specific outcomes via the courses and course objectives that align with those outcomes. More information about program outcomes and course objectives can be found on the Using Program Requirement Sheets  page.

Credit/Grade Requirements A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required college level (100-level or above) credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds CC. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Students Are Advised To:

  • Plan your schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year;
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning;
  • Communicate with an academic advisor and/or a faculty advisor; and
  • At least three quarters before you plan to graduate, contact any college(s) where you have earned credits and have your official transcript(s) sent to Edmonds CC. Then, submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.   

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

Transferring to Another University or College

  • Admission application deadlines vary, students must meet the deadline for the university or college to which they plan to apply for admission to transfer.
  • Consultation with the appropriate department or an advisor at the intended transfer school is highly recommended.

Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning a degree or certificate of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses. To learn more, go to Academic Information – Cultural Diversity Requirement  in the online academic catalog.

College Resources



Dean’s Signature and Date Advisor’s Signature and Date
Eff: Summer 2018  

Internal Coding

EPC - 570W
TC - 108
CIP - 522001
Last revised - 2018/03/14

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