What is construction management?
The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management is a management-oriented technical curriculum built upon a balanced program of studies drawn from a variety of disciplines related to construction management. Included are a strong knowledge and understanding of construction safety, document reading, estimating, and scheduling. The B.S. degree in Construction Management is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education of the Association of Technology Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). The major is accredited status for accreditation with the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).
The construction management concentration is a professional-service approach that applies effective management techniques to the planning design and oversight of the building and management of construction projects. The presence of major construction firms and large architect/engineering firms in the region provides ample internship opportunities. The migration to green technology emphasis and increasingly sophisticated construction projects require stronger project management emphasis, making this program viable well into the future.