2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Construction Management (BA/BS)

Students preparing for management positions in the field of construction will complete the program below with a required minor in business administration. This prepares graduates to become project managers, estimators, project planners, technical trainers, CAD technicians, safety officers, site superintendents, product marketing representatives, and purchasers. 

Two required internship experiences provide students with relevant work experience in the field of construction.

96 credits

Requirements List

CM 104Introduction to Construction

3

CM 106CAD for Construction Management

3

CM 180Construction Documents

3

CM 200Site Preparation

3

CM 222Technical Presentation for Construction Managers

3

CM 250Construction Methods and Materials 1

3

CM 261Mechanical Construction Management

3

CM 262Electrical Construction Management

3

CM 300Structural Mechanics

3

CM 310Ethics in Construction

3

CM 320Estimating

3

CM 355Planning and Scheduling

3

CM 365Construction Safety

3

CM 380Internship in Construction Management

3

CM 400Construction Project Management

3

CM 420Construction Finance and Law

3

CM 460Capstone in Construction

3

ECON 201Elementary Microeconomics

3

MATH 132Brief Calculus

3

MATH 181Elementary Probability and Statistics

3

or

ECON 221Business Statistics

3

PHYC 110General Physics 1

4

PHYC 112General Physics 2

4

or

CHEM 111General Chemistry 1

4

NREM 211Water Resources

3

or

NREM 221Soil Resources

3

7 credits from the following CM technical electives (or as approved by advisor)

CM 206Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Construction Management

3

CM 280Construction Specifications for Construction Management

3

CM 299XSpecial Topics in Construction Management

1 TO 9

CM 302Highway Construction 1

3

CM 315Sustainable Construction

3

CM 490Independent Study in Construction Management

1 TO 9

Total Credit Hours:81

The prerequisite for MATH 132 is a C- or better in MATH 111, or an appropriate score on the SAT/ACT or on the mathematics placement test, or permission of the department chairperson. The prerequisite for ECON 221 is a C or better grade in MATH 111, or a passing grade (D- or better) in MATH 132, 161, 162, 165, or 166 and a C or higher grade in ISOM 125. Other prerequisites may be necessary for MATH 111.

CHEM 111, ECON 201, MATH 132, PHYC 110, and CM 460 are required as part of the University Core Curriculum.

Students may elect to take MATH 112, 125, and one additional science course (PHYC 112 or CHEM 112) instead of taking MATH 132 to meet accreditation, university, and program requirements. This election may take more than 120 credits for graduation.

Minor in Business Administration for Construction Management

ACC 201Principles of Accounting 1

3

BL 260Principles of Business Law

3

ISOM 251Introductory Operations Management

3

MGT 300Managing Behavior in Organizations

3

Business elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Students may choose the business elective from ACC 202; ECON 202; RE 230; RMI 270; ENT 241, MGT 261; or other business elective as approved by the construction management student advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 96