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B.S. Degree in Construction Management {19-20}

B.S. Degree in Construction Management

Description
To receive the B.S. Degree in Construction Management, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits). Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in all core courses required for the program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation from an accredited ACCE 4-year program a graduate should be able to:

  • The student will create written communications appropriate to the construction discipline.
  • The student will create oral presentations appropriate to the construction discipline.
  • The student will create a construction project safety plan.
  • The student will create construction project cost estimates.
  • The student will create construction project schedules.
  • The student will analyze professional decisions based on ethical principles.
  • The student will analyze construction documents for planning and management of construction processes.
  • The student will analyze methods, materials, and equipment used to construct projects.
  • The student will apply construction management skills as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • The student will apply electronic-based technology to manage the construction process.
  • The student will apply basic surveying techniques for construction layout and control.
  • The student will understand different methods of project delivery and the roles and responsibilities of all constituencies involved in the design and construction process.
  • The student will understand construction risk management.
  • The student will understand construction accounting and cost control.
  • The student will understand quality assurance and control.
  • The student will understand construction project control processes.
  • The student will understand the legal implications of contract, common, and regulatory law to manage a construction project.
  • The student will understand the basic principles of sustainable construction.
  • The student will understand the basic principles of structural behavior.
  • The student will understand the basic principles of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems.

Core Requirements ( 55 credits )

All majors must earn two credits from CM 469 Internship. Students must earn a grade of C- or higher in all required courses.

CM 200 Construction Surveying (1)
CM 200L Construction Surveying Lab (1)
CM 205 Professional Growth Seminar I (1)
CM 216 Construction Graphics (3)
CM 220 Commercial Building Methods and Materials (3)
CM 230 Estimating I: Quantity Survey (3)
CM 254 Mechanical/Electrical Systems (3)
CM 327 Sustainability in the Built Environment (3)
CM 335 Estimating II-Pricing and Productivity (3)
CM 340 Planning and Scheduling (4)
CM 350 Structural Analysis (3)
CM 365 Construction Safety (2)
CM 370 Construction Documents and Specifications (3)
CM 380 Pre-Construction Services (3) 
CM 425 Equipment Productivity and Analysis (3)
CM 434 Construction Cost Analysis (3)
CM 445 Contractor Quality Management (3)
CM 460 Project Administration (3)
CM 469 Internship (2)
CM 470 Construction Law (2)
CM 492 Capstone Experience (3)

Related Requirements ( 33 credits )

ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
ACCT 280 Legal Environment of Business (3)
COMM 100 Speech Communication (3)
ECON 202 Principles of Economics I: Micro (3) OR
ECON 204 Principles of Economics II: Macro (3)
ENGL 101 English Composition I (3)
ENGL 201 English Composition II (3) OR
ENGL 202 English Composition and Literature (3) OR
ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
MATH 142 Pre-Calculus (5)
MGMT 260 Principles of Management (3)

Physical Science Elective I (4 credits - must include a lab experience)

CHEM 110/CHEM 110L Fundamentals of Chemistry and Lab (4) OR
CHEM 150/CHEM 150L General Chemistry I and Lab (4)OR
GEOS 115/GEOS 115L Physical Geology and Lab (4)OR
GEOS 117/GEOS 117L Water, Land, and People and Lab (4) OR
PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4)

Physical Science Elective II (3/4 credits – may or may not include lab experience)

CHEM 102 – Environmental Chemistry (3) OR
CHEM 110/CHEM 110L Fundamentals of Chemistry and Lab (4) OR
CHEM 150/CHEM 150L General Chemistry I and Lab (4)OR
GEOS 115/GEOS 115L Physical Geology and Lab (4) OR
GEOS 117/GEOS 117L Water, Land, and People and Lab (4) OR
PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4)