Construction Management Concentration, Applied Science and Technology, BS

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In Short

The Construction Management Concentration provides you with the skills necessary to prepare construction documents, cost estimates, project schedules, perform site inspections, manage resources, and work with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.

Program Overview

The Construction Management Concentration prepares you with knowledge and skills essential for construction management practice. You're exposed to a planned sequence of courses preparing you to assume effective roles in construction project management and implementation, including the ability to prepare construction documents, cost estimates, and project schedules; perform site inspections; manage resources; and work with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.

Student Outcomes

Graduate of the program will have the following:

  • An ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline
  • An ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure or program to meet desired needs
  • An ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions
  • An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • An ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts, and 
  • An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty

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Career Opportunities

You'll be able to work in construction management firms, architecture and consulting firms, construction companies, and government sectors in various roles, such as project manager, project engineer, site superintendent, estimator, and scheduler, among others.

Experiential Opportunities

Internships

Internships are a great opportunity to get valuable, real-world experiences before entering a competitive job market.
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Study Abroad

Faculty-led study abroad course opportunities also increase student life-transforming experiences, as do student/faculty cooperative research projects.
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