Rock Valley College

Sample 2 Year Plan of Study

Building Construction Management

This sample 2 Year Plan of Study for the RVC Building Construction Management degree will give you an outline for a suggested way to approach taking your courses each semester.

You should still meet with an Academic Advisor regularly to make sure you are on the proper track.


Fall Semester Year 1

Number Title Credits
  BCM-100 Introduction to Construction Management (3)
  BCM-104 Construction Blueprint Reading (3)
  BCM-117 Construction Materials & Methods (3)
  ATG-106 Intro to Accounting Debits & Credits (1)
  ATG-107 Intro to Accounting Special Journals (1)
  ENG-101 Composition I (3)

* plus 3 credit General Education elective

Spring Semester Year 1

Number Title Credits
  BCM-120 Mechanical Systems (3)
  BCM-125 Construction Safety (3)
  BCM-137 Architectural CAD Drafting I (3)
  BUS-101 Introduction to Business (3)
  MTH-100 Technical Mathematics, or
  MTH-125 Plane Trigonometry, or
  MTH-132 College Algebra & Trigonometry (3-5)

Summer Semester Year 1

Number Title Credits
  BCM-195 Construction Surveying I (3)
  BCM-218 Construction Surveying II (3)

Fall Semester Year 2

Number Title Credits
  BCM-219 Statics-Strength Materials Build Constr. (3)
  BCM-237 Architectural CAD Drafting II (3)
  BCM-239 Wood Frame Structures (3)
  BCM-260 Construction Estimating (3)

* plus 3 credit English elective

Spring Semester Year 2

Number Title Credits
  BCM-251 Codes, Contracts, & Specifications (3)
  BCM-270 Construction Job Scheduling (3)
  BCM-258 Case Study in Construction Management, or
  BCM-278 Green Building Fundamentals (3)

* plus 4 credit General Education elective and 2 credit General Education elective (if required for MTH 125)