Bachelor of Science in Construction Management

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Baccalaureate Programs.


Certain courses require prerequisites or faculty permission. See an academic advisor for further information.

Graduation Requirements

Major Requirements

Support Courses
ACCT A201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT A202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
AE A403Arctic Engineering3
or ES A411 Northern Design
BA/JUST A241Business Law I3
BA A300Organizational Theory and Behavior3
ECON A201Principles of Macroeconomics *3
ECON A202Principles of Microeconomics *3
WRTG A212Writing and the Professions3
GEO A181Construction Surveying1
PHIL A301Ethics *3
or PHIL A305 Professional Ethics
Select two of the following science courses with a laboratory class: 8
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory *
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Laboratory *
Basic Physics I
and Basic Physics I Laboratory *
Complete one additional science course with laboratory at or above the 100 level in CHEM, ENVI, GEOL or PHYS *4
Select one of the following:3-4
Applied Calculus for Managerial and Social Sciences *
Calculus I *
Applied Statistics for the Sciences *
Core Courses
AET A101Fundamentals of CADD for Building Construction4
AET A102Methods of Building Construction3
AET A123Codes and Standards3
AET A142Mechanical and Electrical Technology4
AET A231Structural Technology4
CM A163Building Construction Cost Estimating3
CM A201Construction Project Management I3
CM A202Project Planning and Scheduling3
CM A205Construction Safety3
CM A213Construction Civil Technology4
CM A263Civil Construction Cost Estimating3
CM A301Construction Project Management II3
CM A313Soils in Construction3
CM A331Statics and Strength of Materials3
CM A401Construction Law3
CM A422Sustainability in the Built Environment *3
CM A440Financial Management for Construction3
CM A450Construction Management Professional Practice *3
CM A460Construction Equipment Management and Methods3
CM A495Advanced Construction Management Internship3

These courses may also be used to satisfy General Education Requirements.

All BSCM majors are also required to sit for the eight-hour, comprehensive American Institute of Constructors, Associate Constructor (Level 1) Exam as part of CM A450CM A450 should be taken during the last or second-to-last semester before graduation.

A total of 122-123 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper division.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Manage the principal resources of a construction industry organization including its workers, equipment, time and budgets.
  • Represent the role of the constructor in the multi-discipline team responsible for managing construction projects.
  • Assess project risk and evaluate alternate project delivery systems for project procurement and construction.
  • Communicate effectively with project design professionals during the planning phases of design-build projects and throughout the construction phase of all projects.
  • Utilize knowledge of materials, methods and equipment operations to plan, control and analyze the results of construction processes.
  • Manage construction operations in unique and changing conditions to produce measured results that meet stated quality criteria and overall project goals.