Construction Business Management

Construction Technology

Construction Business Management prepares you for trainee positions in marketing and management in the supply of construction materials. Course work includes construction, marketing, business and general education areas. There is a steady demand for trained individuals for supervisory and management positions in lumber retail outlets, small stores where lumber products are sold or distributed, and sales and management in wholesale supply organizations. This program prepares you with hands-on experience and technical knowledge to give you confidence when you seek employment in this aspect of the construction field.

Award: Diploma
Credits: 44
Locations: Calmar
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program

Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $9,768*

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$22,331 - 74,109

Estimated annual salary range for Construction Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

Potential Careers

  • Carpenter
  • Lumber Sales Representative
  • Manager
  • Retail Sales
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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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2018-2019 Construction Business Management Class Schedule-Calmar

2018-2019 Construction Business Management Class Schedule-Peosta


CON:111 Basic Drafting 2.0
CON:113 Construction Print Reading 2.0
SDV:179 The College Experience 3.0
* Communication Elective 3.0


ACC:115 Intro to Accounting 4.0
CAD:104 Computer Aided Drafting OR 3.0
CAD:172 Intro to CAD: AutoCAD 2.0
CON:383 Building Codes and Specifications 3.0
CON:391 Construction II 3.0
MAT:773 Applied Math II 3.0
MGT:102 Principles of Management 4.0


BCA:212 Intro to Computer Business Applications 3.0
BUS:185 Business Law I 3.0
CON:385 Construction Estimating 3.0
CON:393 Construction III 3.0
MKT:110 Principles of Marketing 3.0


Communication Electives: COM:723, ENG:105, SPC:112

Note: Prior to the completion of Term 1, students are required to provide their program faculty with a copy of their First Aid/CPR certificate.

Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson, Ed.D.
Dean of Career and Technical Education

  • Email:
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2168
  • Location: Peosta

Brian Ondrashek
Carpentry Instructor

  • Email:
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 1480
  • Location: Calmar