Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (124 Credits)

Construction Management students must pass all courses offered within the College of Engineering and all math and science course with a grade of “C” or higher. Students must complete 28 semester hours or be classified as a sophomore before applying for admission to the CM Degree Program. In addition, all seniors must take a program exit examination along with the American Institute of Constructors’ Level I examination before graduation.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

CNST 1310Introduction to the Construction Industry

1

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4

MATH 1950Calculus I

5

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Semester

CNST 1120Construction Communication

3

ARCH 1060Introduction to Design

3

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3

ACE Elective

3 Credits

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4

PHYS 1054Introduction to Physics Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:17

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5, 7 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6 and CNST 4200 satisfies area 8.

Third Semester

ENGR 3000Creativity and Writing for Engineers

3

CET 2000Construction Surveying I

3

CNST 2410Construction Methods & Equipment

3

CNST 2510Construction Materials and Specifications

3

EMEC 2200Statics

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

CNST 2420Construction Equipment and Methods II

3

SPCH 2120Argumentation and Debate

3

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3

EMEC 3240Strength of Materials

3

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5, 7 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6 and CNST 4200 satisfies area 8.

Fifth Semester

ACCT 2010Principles of Accounting I

3

ECON 2220Principles of Economics (Macro)

3

CNST 3050Building Environmental Technical Systems I

3

CNST 3780Construction Estimating

3

MGMT 3490Management

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Sixth Semester

CNST 3060Physical Environmental Systems II

3

CNST 3790Construction Estimating II

3

ISMG 2060Engineering Economy I

3

Technical elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Seventh Semester

LAWS 3930Business Law Fundamentals

3

CNST 4800/CNST 8806Productivity and Human Factors in Construction

3

CNST 4850Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Controls

3

ACE Elective

3 Credits

Technical elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:15

ACE elective: Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5, 7 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6 and CNST 4200 satisfies area 8.

Eighth Semester

CNST 4200Professional Practice and Ethics

3

CNST 4760Project Budgets and Controls

3

Construction Management Elective

3 Credits

Technical elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

ECON 210, Introduction to Economics (5 credit hours), from UNL may substitute for ECON 2200 (3 credit hours) and ECON 2220 (3 credit hours) at UNO

ACCT 306, Survey of Accounting (4 credit hours), from UNL is similar to ACCT 2010 (3 credit hours) and/or ACCT 2020 (3 credit hours) in Omaha

Science elective PHYS 1050 and 1054: acceptable also are equivalents to CHEM 109 or 111 or 113 or PHYS 151 and 153 or PHYS 211 and 221

Choose one course from each ACE Student Learning Outcome (SLO) 5, 7 and 9 elective courses. Note: ECON 2200 satisfies SLO area 6 and CNST 4200 satisfies area 8.