Western Kentucky University

Construction Management

Major in Construction Management

Bachelor of Science Degree

The major in Construction Management (reference number 533) leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. A minor or second major is not required. The curriculum requires a total of 128.5 hours: (744.5 technical specialty hours, 46 hours of general education, plus 89 hours of other requirements.) Course requirements for the major are shown below.

 Students should consult with an advisor in planning their four-year degree program. A four year plan of study (semester by semester) is outlined below and is available in the Departmental Office, ESTB 204.


Career Opportunities

Specialty                                             Average Salary

Construction Manager                          $82,790

Installation & Repair Supervisor         $62,540

Cost Estimators                                     $58,860

Landscape Architects                           $64,180



You can see detailed course descriptions by clicking the WKU Course Search link to the right. In the dropdown box, choose the appropriate subject area and click "Go".

AMS 163: Architecture and Civilization

AMS 261: Construct Meth & Materials

AMS 262: Const. Methods & Materials Lab

AMS 271: Industrial Statistics

AMS 325: Survey of Building Systems

AMS 140: Intro to Occupational Safety

AMS 282: Architectural Structures

AMS 490: Senior Research

CM 346: Applied Soil Mech. & Foundations

CM 400: Construction Administration

CM 462: Construction Scheduling

CM 463: Construction Estimating & Bidding II

CM 337: Applied Strength of Materials

CM 363: Construction EST & Bidding I

CM 426: Construction Law

 Last Modified 3/11/14