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Bachelor of Science Degree with Major in Construction Management

Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Construction Management

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

Capstone courses are available.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Management focuses on the management skills and construction business knowledge required for the continually changing environment of the construction industry. With courses in Construction Contracts; Building Codes and Quality Control; Construction Scheduling; Construction Law; Building Construction Drawing; and Managing a Construction Project, this degree provides students with a broad-based knowledge of the construction industry, a solid education, and extensive training in business and management applications. This degree program prepares graduates for productive careers in the construction industry as managers, project managers, or property managers.

To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Construction Management, students must complete 123 credit hours as described below.

General Education Courses ( 30.0 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
College Math ( or Math courses equivalent or higher ) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
General Biology 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science ( 3 Credit Hours )
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
Lower Division Required Courses ( 33 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
Interdisciplinary Studies*
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
Financial Management 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 Department Chair.
Upper Division Required Courses ( 60.0 credit hours )
Codes and Standards 3.0 credit hours
Foundations and Equipment 3.0 credit hours
Formwork and Timber Design 3.0 credit hours
Mechanical Systems: Plumbing and Piping 3.0 credit hours
Electrical Systems 3.0 credit hours
Construction Ethics 3.0 credit hours
Concrete Masonry Design in Construction 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
Building Codes and Quality Control 3.0 credit hours
Financial Control of Construction Organizations 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
Operations Management in Construction 3.0 credit hours
Construction Law 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.