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B.S. Degree in Construction Management

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).

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 at least three credits from CM 469 Internship

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 223 Construction Statics (3) OR
ENG 243 Engineering Mechanics I - Statics (3)
CM 230 Estimating I: Quantity Survey (3)
CM 254 Mechanical/Electrical Systems (3)
CM 325 Heavy/Highway Construction Materials (3)
CM 326 Heavy/Highway Construction Materials Lab (1)
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 Design and Analysis (3)
CM 365 Construction Safety (2)
CM 370 Construction Documents and Specifications (3)
CM 425 Equipment Productivity and Analysis (3)
CM 434 Construction Cost Analysis (3)
CM 460 Project Administration (3)
CM 469 Internship (1-12)
CM 492 Capstone Experience (3) *was CM 496

Related Requirements ( 40 credits )

ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
ACCT 304 Legal Environment of Business (3)
CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3) and
CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1) OR
GEOS 115 Physical Geology (4) and
GEOS 115L Physical Geology Lab (0) OR
PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4)
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 229 Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (3) OR
MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
PMGT 385 Process Leadership (3)
OM 395 Computer Applications for Technologists (3) *was OM 394
PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4)

Restricted Electives ( 3 credits )

Select one of the following courses:

MGMT 380 Operations Management (3)
MGMT 405 Small Business Management (3)
MGMT 433 Business Intelligence Using Data Mining (3)
MGMT 440 Human Resource Management (3)
MGMT 451 Organizational Behavior (3)
OM 380 Methods Improvement (3)
PMGT 492 Project Management Capstone (3) *was PMGT 496
OM 482 Quality Planning and Implementation (3)