Transferring From Joliet Junior College

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Joliet Junior College to PNW Transfer Guide

A.A.S. in Construction Management to B.S. in Construction Engineering & Management Technology

This transfer guide is for Joliet Junior College students in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Management who are planning on transferring to the Bachelors of Science in Construction Engineering & Management Technology (CEMT) program at PNW.

Completing the Applied Science degree in Construction Management degree is required even though not all Joliet Junior College courses may be transferable to PNW. Consult with your academic advisor for assistance.

Transferrable Credits Guide

Joliet Junior College CoursesPurdue University Northwest Courses

General Education Core

Course NumberCourse NameCourse CreditsCourse NumberCourse NameCourse Credits
ENG 101Rhetoric3ENGL 10400English Composition I3
COMM 101Principles of Communication3COM 11400Fundamentals of Speech Communication3
MATH 119Mathematics for Technical Students5MA 14700Algebra & Trig for Tech. I3
MATH 139Pre-Calculus II: Trigonometry4MA 14800Algebra & Trig for Tech. II
ACCY 100/209Introduction to Accounting/ Cost Accounting3ACC 20000Intro Financial Accounting3
Soc Elective3Social Science Elective3
Total General Education Core Credits16/17Total General Education Core Credits15

Technical/Professional Core

CM 100Intro to Construction Management2CEMT 10300Intro. to Const. Mgmt.3
AEC 125Construction Layout3CEMT 11200Surveying Fundamentals3
AEC 106


Blueprint Reading for Construction & Architecture


Architectural Technical Drawing I OR 2D Computer Aided Design and Drafting I


4 OR 3
CEMT 11700Construction Graphics3
AEC 104


AEC 102
Methods of Building Construction


Construction Materials and Testing


CEMT 17000Materials & Systems of Const.3
AEC 207Structural Planning and Analysis3CEMT 16001Statics3
CM 200Graphical Communication for Construction Management3CEMT 22200Architectural Construction3
CM 225MEP Systems in Construction3CEMT 23000Mechanical & Electrical Systems3
CM 230Construction Contracting & Specifications3CEMT 27600Construction Specifications
& Contracts
AEC 291


OPS 131
Construction Career Development


OSHA 10 Hour Construction Safety


CEMT 34000Fund. of Construction Safety3
CM 215Construction Planning & Scheduling3CEMT 45000Construction Scheduling3
CM 210Construction Costing and Estimating3CEMT 34201Construction Costs & Bidding
CM 190Construction Law3CEMT Elective3
CM 260


SEC 100
Project Management


Introduction to Sustainability


CEMT Elective3
Total Technical/ Professional Core Credits44/45Total Technical/ Professional Core Credits39
Total Credits (All)60/62Total Credits (All)54


Required Courses to Be Taken at Purdue University Northwest

  • CEMT 26001 Strength of Materials (3 credits)
  • CEMT 25300 Hydraulics & Drainage (3 credits)
  • MA 147/148 Algebra & Trig. for Tech. I/ Algebra & Trig. for Tech. II (3 credits)
  • MA 16019 Applied Calculus I for Tech (4 credits)
  • CEMT 34101 Construction Operations (3 credits)
  • COM Elective (300 Level and Above) (3 credits)
  • ENGL 22000 OR ENGL 42100,Technical Report Writing OR Technical Writing (3 credits)
  • CEMT 26600 Materials Testing (3 credits)
  • CEMT 28100 Structural Calculations (3 credits)
  • CEMT 20900 Land Surveying and Subdivisions (3 credits)
  • PHYS 22000 General Physics (3 credits)
  • CEMT 32500 Structural Applications (3 credits)
  • CEMT 33100 Properties & Behavior of Soils (3 credits)
  • CEMT 38000 Concrete Construction (3 credits)
  • STAT 30100 Elem. Statistical Methods I (3 credits)
  • CEMT 48900 Senior Project Survey (1 credit)
  • CEMT Elective (3 credits)
  • CEMT 34400 Construction Inspection (3 credits)
  • CEMT 44500 Construction Management (3 credits)
  • CEMT 49000 (EXL) Senior Project (2 credits)
  • Lab Science Elective (3 credits)
  • Humanities Elective* (3 credits)

  • Total Technology Credits to be taken at PNW: 64
  • Minimum Required Credits to Complete Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision Degree: 120

Additional Transfer Guidelines

  • Students must have earned a course grade of “C” or better on every course accepted for transfer
  • Students also must have achieved a 2.2 or greater cumulative GPA based on a 4-point scale. For additional program information, see the Purdue Northwest College of Technology.

For more detailed information about course information and degree maps, please reference the PNW Academic Catalog.

For information and assistance on transfer admission, contact PNW Admissions at or (219) 989-2213. Apply online at

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Nathan Elizalde

Nathaniel Elizalde

Assistant Director of Admissions - Transfer Specialist

(219) 989-2297