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Department of Applied Technology
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Center For Applied Technology and Sculpture (CATS) 121
Phone: 785-628-4211
dat@fhsu.edu
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Construction Management

The Construction Technology concentration prepares graduates for a variety of careers in the construction industry including residential and commercial construction, mill work, furniture and cabinet construction, and home and building inspections.  Throughout the program, students learn the concepts and skills needed for success in construction as well as the business skills needed for effective leadership in the construction industry.  In addition to the industrial technology, business, and liberal education courses, coursework in the concentration includes hands-on learning in the areas of material processes, furniture and cabinetmaking, construction graphics, fluid systems, building construction, and mechanical and electrical systems.

Departmental Core Curriculum-36 credit hours

  •   TECS 120 Power, Energy, and Transportation (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 130 STEM in Technology Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 200 Engineering Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 312 Graphic Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 318 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)  (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 406 Problems in Technology: Industrial Safety Course (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 480 Industrial Management (3 Credit Hours) 
  •   TECS 490 Occupational Safety, Health, & Liability (2 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 495 Training & Instructional Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  •   TECS 499 Internship (12 Credit Hours)

Construction Management- 24 credit hours

  • TECS 380 Materials Finishing and Testing (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 385 Construction Planning and Design (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 406 Prob. in Tech:  Construction Estimating & Scheduling (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 406 Prob. in Tech: Site Prep. & Foundation (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 406 Prob. in Technology (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 415 Construction Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 475 Mechanical and Electrical Systems (3 Credit Hours)
  • TECS 485 Building Construction (3 Credit Hours)

TECS Management Requirements - 9 credit hours

  • GBUS 204 Business Law (3 Credit Hours)
  • MGT 301 Management Principles (3 Credit Hours)
  • MGT 411 Applied Management Skills (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours: 34 Credit Hours

TECS General Education Requirement - 16 credit hours

  •   MATH 101 Liberal Arts Mathematics (3 Credit Hours) or MATH 110 - College Algebra (3 Credit Hours)
  •   MATH 250 Elements of Statistics (3 Credit Hours) or MATH 234 Analytic Geometry & Calculus I (5 Credit Hours)
  •   GSCI 100  Introduction to Geology (3 Credit Hours)
  •   PHYS 102 Physical Science (3 Credit Hours)
  •   PHYS 103  Physical Science Laboratory (1 Credit Hour) or GSCI 102 - Introduction to Geology Lab (1 Credit Hour)
  •   IDS 390 Technology in Society

 

 

 

 

 

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