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Construction Management Degree, BS - Everglade University

Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Construction Management

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Construction Management, as well as to prepare him/her for an entry-level career in Construction Management. This construction management degree focuses on the management skills and business knowledge required for the continually changing environment of the construction industry.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Construction Management provides instruction in management skills and construction industry specific technical and occupational subjects, such as construction planning, design, and safety. This degree program prepares graduates for a productive career in the construction industry as a manager, project manager, or property manager. Graduates of this program will be prepared for productive management careers in the construction business with knowledge in construction ethics, estimating, and contracts. This degree program prepares graduates to sit for the LEED Green Associates exam in order to become a Certified LEED Green Associate.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Construction Management provides students with a broad-based knowledge of the construction industry combined with a solid general education and extensive training in business and management applications as well as law, regulations, planning, design, theory and methods used in the construction field.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Construction Management, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)
English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts  3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
(OR)
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science 3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)
Building Construction Drawing 3.0 credit hours
Construction Estimating 3.0 credit hours
OSHA Standards 3.0 credit hours
Construction Documents 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Construction Techniques 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES* (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
( OR )
Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Mechanical/Electrical   Systems 3.0 credit hours
MEP Plans and Specifications 3.0 credit hours
Building Construction Plans 3.0 credit hours
Managing a Construction Business 3.0 credit hours
Project Management for Construction 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours

* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Construction, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Human Resource Management are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (54 CREDIT HOURS)
Codes and Standards 3.0 credit hours
Soil Mechanics for Construction 3.0 credit hours
Construction Ethics 3.0 credit hours
Mechanical and Electrical Systems 3.0 credit hours
Construction Contracts 3.0 credit hours
Construction Cost Estimating 3.0 credit hours
Managing a Construction Project 3.0 credit hours
Construction Techniques of Superstructures 3.0 credit hours
Mechanical Systems: Heating and Cooling 3.0 credit hours
Construction Scheduling 3.0 credit hours
Construction Layout Planning 3.0 credit hours
Construction Safety 3.0 credit hours
LEED Certification and Green Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Statics and Strengths of Materials 3.0 credit hours
Construction Law 3.0 credit hours
Concrete Masonry Design in Construction 3.0 credit hours
Financial Control of Construction Organizations 3.0 credit hours
Construction Management Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
 TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE 123 CREDITS

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.