Construction Management, Associate of Applied Science

Graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental processes used to create project designs and construction documents.
  • Define the roles, relationships and responsibilities of the participants in the design and construction process.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of contract administration procedures and the communication used in their implementation.
  • Define the methods, materials, and techniques used in the design and construction of buildings and civil works.
  • Interpret construction documents to predict project costs, plan construction operations, develop project schedules and assign resources.
  • Utilize construction operations planning methods to create accurate project schedules and monitor productivity.
  • Interpret and apply building codes in construction processes.
  • Proficiently operate industry-standard software for computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), project cost estimating, and project scheduling.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of safety, health, and environmental issues related to construction activities.
 

Construction Management, Bachelor of Science

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.