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Undergraduate Programs – Construction Management

Program Policies

  • Regardless of catalog of graduation, students must satisfy prerequisite and corequisite course requirements as specified in the most recent catalog.
  • All required and elective courses in engineering, construction management, mathematics, science, business, information science, and English must be completed with a grade of C or better. Prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better before taking the next course.
  • Students must complete all premajor courses before promotion to Advanced Standing. Promotion to Advanced Standing requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 and a grade of C or better in all courses specified in No. 2 above.
  • All Construction Management majors must take the American Institute of Constructor’s Constructor Qualification Examination (CQE) Level I Construction Fundamentals within one year prior to anticipated date of graduation. A good-faith effort on the exam is required.

Lower-Division Classes

As a student in our program, your first two years’ courses that satisfy the university’s general education curriculum requirements plus introductory classes on basic construction topics.

Upper-Division Classes

The curriculum in your last two years focuses on construction engineering and management topics as well as on construction sciences courses.

Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

Management Option

Prepares you for professional practice as a construction manager. Provides a well-rounded educational background in business, construction management and science, liberal arts, management, mathematics, and college physics. The program emphasizes construction science courses that are for the most part noncalculus-based.

Engineering Science Option

Prepares you for professional practice as a construction manager. The engineering science option allows you to develop engineering-level skills that suit your desire and may be beneficial in employment in heavy/civil construction, industrial construction, and infrastructure construction and with electrical and mechanical specialty contractors. Differential, integral, and multidimensional calculus and engineering science are emphasized and prepare the student for graduate engineering course work.

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