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Curriculum

 

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

The major in Construction Management (reference number 533) requires 71 semester hours and leads to a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree. Construction Management involves planning, coordination, and control of projects from inception to completion. Construction
Managers work out of a main or field office to perform a variety of important functions, including Project Planning, Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Safety Management and Contract Administration. A minor or second major is not required.

 

 Suggested Program of Study for the BSc Degree in Construction Management
 
Cr.
Semester 1
Cr.
Semester 2
 2
1
3
3
3
3
1
AMS 175:University Experience/AMS
AMS 140: Intro to Occupational Safety
CIS 141: Basic Computer Literacy
Category B-II Elective: Humanities
COMM 161(145): Business & Prof. Speaking
HIST 119 (120): Western Civ to (since) 1648
SFTY 171: Safety and First Aid
3
1
3
3
3
3
AMS 163: Architecture and Civilization
AMS 261: Construct Meth & Materials
AMS 262: Const. Methods & Materials Lab
CAT C Elective: Social and Behavioral Science
ENG 100: Intro to College Writing
MATH 127: Applied Geometry
 16
 Total
 16
 Total
 
 
 
 
Cr.
Semester 3
Cr.
Semester 4
3
3
4
3
4
ACCT 200: Accounting-Financial
AMS 325: Survey of Building Systems
CE 160/161: Surveying I & Lab
CM 250: Contract Documents
PHYS 201: College Physics I & Lab
3
3
3
4
3
ACCT 201: Accounting-Managerial
AMS 271: Industrial Statistics
CAT A-II Elective: Foreign Language
CE 303/304: Construction Mgmt. & Lab
ENG 200: Introduction Literature
 17
 Total
 16
 Total
 
 
 
 
Cr.
Semester 5
Cr.
Semester 6
4
3
3
3
3
CHEM 116/106: Intro to College Chemistry
MGT 210 Organization & Management
AMS 282: Architectural Structures
ENG 300: Writing in the Disciplines
ECON 150 (202): Intro Economics (Prin. Econ.-Micro)
3
1
3
3
3
3
CM Program Elective
CAT F Elective: Health & Wellness
PHIL 320: Ethics
CE 316: Equipment & Methods
CM 337: Applied Strength of Materials
MGT 301: Business Law
 16
 Total
 16
 Total
 
 
 
 
Cr.
 Summer
 
 
1
 AMS 398: Internship
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cr.
Semester 7
Cr.
Semester 8
3
3
3
3
3
CM 363: Construction EST & Bidding I
CM 426: Construction Law
CM Program Elective
MGT 311: Human Resource Management
CAT E Elective: World & American Cultural Diversity
3
3
3
3
3
AMS 490: Senior Research
CM 346: Applied Soil Mech. & Foundations
CM 400: Construction Administration
CM 462: Construction Scheduling
CM 463: Construction Estimating & Bidding II
 15
 Total
15 
 Total

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