College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2014-2015
Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering
Construction Management, Bachelor of Science
This program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).
What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management?
Build your foundation with studies in general science, business management, construction theory, and practical building applications. Use state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories, including our construction office simulation, model shop, masonry, soils, and concrete labs. Learn in--and from--our program's newly remodeled home: the university's engineering building has been recognized under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program for its sustainability features.
Career opportunities that might be pursued:
- Field Engineer
- Office Engineer
- Project Estimator
- Project Scheduler
- Safety Professional
City Building Official
With further education, one of these paths is possible:
- General Contracting
- Design Build Construction
- Program Management
- Real Estate Development
- Renewable Energy Construction
- City Planning and Development
- Building Science and Energy Efficiency
To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.
- All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
- All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
- At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
- At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
- A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.
In addition to University Requirements:
- At least 23-24 units of preprofessional requirements
- At least 65 units of major courses
- At least 24 units of minor requirements
- Up to 9 units of major prefix courses may be used to satisfy Liberal Studies requirements; these same courses may also be used to satisfy major requirements
- Elective courses, if needed, to reach an overall total of at least 120 units
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
|Minimum Units for Completion||120|
|Highest Mathematics Required||MAT 125|
|Emphasis, Minor, Certificate||Required|
|Additional Fees/Program Fees||Required|
|University Honors Program||Optional|
|Progression Plan Link||View Progression Plan|
Take the following 88 - 89 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
Preprofessional Requirements (23-24 units)
Major requirements (at least 65 units)
- CM 220, CM 222, CM 223, CM 225 (12 units)
- CM 253 or CENE 270 (3 units)
- CM 331, CM 326, CM 329, CM 360, CM 388, CM 391 (18 units)
- CM 481, CM 489 (6 units)
- CM 200L, CM 300L, CM 400L (3 units)
- Select two courses from: CM 403, CM 425, CM 460, (CM 408 or CM 499) (6 units)
- CST 111 (3 units)
- Courses in the same modern language (8 units)
- CM 302W (3 units)
- CM 490C (3 units)
Additional coursework is required, if, after you have met the previously described requirements, you have not yet completed a total of 120 units of credit.
You may take these remaining courses from any academic areas, using these courses to pursue your specific interests and goals. We encourage you to consult with your advisor to select the courses that will be most advantageous to you. (Please note that you may also use prerequisites or transfer credits as electives if they weren't used to meet major, minor, or liberal studies requirements.)
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
- PROGRAM FEE INFORMATION
Program fees are established by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR). A program fee of $500 per year in students' Junior and Senior years has been approved for this program.
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