Major in Construction Management, BS (78 credits)

Accredited by ACCE

Advisors: J. Kovel (860-832-0192), R. Miers (860-832-2624), R. J. Perreault (860-832-1836), L. Reeder (860-832-1835), E. Sarisley (860-832-1817)

This sequence of courses is designed to supply the student with knowledge and experiences that will enable him/her to operate effectively in a supervisory position in the construction industries. The emphasis is not on specialized skills, but rather on a broad spectrum of subjects pertinent to the field of construction management. This is a 130-credit program.

Core Requirements (57 credits)                                                       

CM 135 Construction Graphics/Quantity Take-Off 3
CM 155 Construction Documents 3
CM 235   Building Construction Systems   3
CM 245 Heavy/Highway Construction Systems 3
CM 275  Introduction to MEP Systems  3
CM 325 Building Construction Estimating 3
CM 335 Construction Safety 3
CM 345 Heavy/Highway Construction Estimating 3
CM 353  Introduction to Surveying  4
CM 355 Construction Planning 3
CM 356   Materials of Construction   4
CM 435   Construction Superintendency  3
CM 455 Construction Project Management 3
CM 465 Construction Internship 3
CM 475 Construction Business Principles 3
CM 485 Construction Management Senior Seminar 1
ET 241  Applied Statics and Strength of Materials  3
ETC 122 Introduction to CAD for AEC I 3
ETC 405 Applied Structural Systems 3

Electives (0-6 credits, unrestricted)

Other Required Electives (21 credits):

AC 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting  3
CET 113 Introduction to Information Processing 3
ENG 403 Technical Writing  3
LAW 250 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 295 Fundamentals of Management and Organizational Behavior 3
MKT 295 Fundamentals of Marketing  3
MATH 125 Applied Calculus   3

Requirements in General Education (46-53 credits):

Study Area I: Arts & Humanities 9
  3 credits of literature, 3 credits of arts and humanities, and PHIL 240  
Study Area II: Social Sciences 9
  3 credits of history, and ECON 200 and 201
Study Area III: Behavioral Sciences 6
  3 credits of behavioral science and PSY 112  
Study Area IV: Natural Sciences 8
  CHEM 161/162 or ESCI121, and PHYS 121  
Skill Area I: Communications Skills 6
  ENG 110 and COMM 140  
Skill Area II: Mathematics 6
  MATH 115 or MATH 119, and STAT 200  
Skill Area III: Foreign Language  0-6
Skill Area IV: University Requirement 2-3
  PE 144  

Additional Requirements

Students must complete an exit interview during April-May of the year of graduation.

Note: A total of 130 credits are required for the degree.

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