Back to Construction Management (Minor)
The Minor in Construction Management is an interdisciplinary program grounded in discipline-based workforce development and the liberal arts. It is comprised of core courses drawn from Architecture, Business Management, Construction Management and Safety. This program prepares students for life and work with a focus on a career in the construction industry. In this program, students will learn how to design, manage and safely execute construction projects from conception through completion. This requires the development of an array of technical, managerial, collaboration, teamwork, critical thinking and¬ problem-solving skills and knowledge that are consistent with College-Wide Learning Outcomes. At the completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding and apply key concepts in construction management, for example, architectural design, construction management processes and methods, materials selection, planning, estimating, scheduling, construction law and contract administration, project management, accident prevention, health and safety standards, and risk management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts of effective supervision of personnel and the dynamics of organizational theory and behavior.
- Utilize relevant technology and software for construction design and graphics and project management, for example, architectural rendering, graphic and computer aided drafting (CAD) applications and project management software.
- Have explored pathways for career and/or advanced education in construction management related fields.