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 credit

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3 credits

GEOL 1170Introduction to Physical Geology

4 credits

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Semester

CNST 1120Construction Communication

3 credits

ARCH 1060/IDSG 1060Introduction to Design

3 credits

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3 credits

ACE Elective

3 Credits

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4 credits

PHYS 1054Introduction to Physics Laboratory

1 credit

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 credits

CET 2000Construction Surveying I

3 credits

CNST 2410Construction Methods & Equipment I

3 credits

CNST 2510Construction Materials and Specifications

3 credits

EMEC 2200Statics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Fourth Semester

CNST 2420Construction Equipment and Methods II

3 credits

SPCH 2120Argumentation and Debate

3 credits

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

EMEC 3240Strength of Materials

3 credits

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 credits

ECON 2220Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

CNST 3050Building Environmental Technical Systems I

3 credits

CNST 3780/CONE 3780Construction Estimating

3 credits

MGMT 3490Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Sixth Semester

CNST 3060Building Environmental Technical Systems II

3 credits

CNST 3790Construction Estimating II

3 credits

ISMG 2060Engineering Economy I

3 credits

Technical elective

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Seventh Semester

LAWS 3930Business Law Fundamentals

3 credits

CNST 4800Productivity and Human Factors in Construction

3 credits

CNST 4850/CONE 4850Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Controls

3 credits

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 credits

CNST 4760/CONE 4760Project Budgets and Controls

3 credits

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.