Academic Program

The Mechanical Contractor Association of America (MCAA) Cal Poly Student Chapter is sponsored by Northern California MCAA. The club focuses on furthering student understanding of Mechanical Contracting in the Construction Management Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

The Cal Poly CM department will produce graduates who:

  1. Demonstrate a readiness and ability to perform in the construction industry.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to apply problem-solving skills and integrate technical knowledge.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to participate successfully within an interdisciplinary team environment.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of professional behavior, standards, and leadership attributes.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, and professionally present ideas.
  6. Demonstrate a propensity for lifelong learning and service to the industry and community at large.

Awards and Activities

In the 2006-2007 School Year, Cal Poly Won the National Competition.

The club also takes field trips each year to local mechanical contractors to better understand mechanical contracting. There are approximately 12 Construction Management students with active membership in MCAA.

Chapter Information