Construction Management Degree 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BS in Construction Management degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Construction Management degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

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  • Program: Bachelor of Science: Construction Management
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: CM 105 Introduction to Construction Management 1
First-Year Experience Course: FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101   3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 1A COMM 100   3
LASC Goal 5     3
LASC Goal 6     3
Total Credits: 14
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Related Requirement: LASC Goal/WI 6 ENGL 201 or 202 English Composition II or English Comp/Lit 3
LASC Goal 2   COMM 111 Argumentation/Debate recommended 3
LASC Goal 3   Physical Science - choose from AST 102, CHEM 110, CHEM 150, GEOS 115, GEOS 116 or PHYS 160 4
LASC Goal 4 MATH 142 Pre-Calculus 5
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: CM 200/200L Surveying Lecture and Lab 2
Core Requirement: CM 205 Professional Growth Seminar 1
Core Requirement: CM 220 Comm, Bldg, Methods and Materials 3
Related Requirement: ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
LASC Goal 3   Physical Science - choose from AST 102, CHEM 110, CHEM 150, GEOS 115, GEOS 116 or PHYS 160 4
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: CM 216 Construction Graphics 3
Related Requirement: ACCT 280 Legal Environment of Business 3
Related Requirement: MGMT 260 Principles of Management 3
LASC Goal 7     3
Related Requirement: LASC Goal 5 ECON 202 or 204 Microeconomics or Macroeconomics 3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Core Requirement: CM 230 Estimating I 3
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 10 WI for major CM 327 Sustainability in the Built Environment 3
Core Requirement: CM 370 Construction Documents & Specifications 3
LASC Goal 8     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     4
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Core Requirement: CM 254 Mechanical/Electrical Systems 3
Core Requirement: CM 335 Estimating II 3
Core Requirement: CM 340 Planning and Scheduling 3
Core Requirement: CM 365 Construction Safety 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Core Requirement: CM 425 Equipment Productivity and Analysis 3
Core Requirement: CM 434 Construction Cost Analysis 3
Restricted Elective: CM 445 or 325 Contractor Quality Management or Soil Mechanics 3
Core Requirement: CM 460 Project Administration 3
Core Requirement: CM 469 Internship 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Core Requirement: CM 350 Structural Analysis 3
Core Requirement: CM 470 Construction Law 2
Core Requirement: CM 492 Capstone Experience 3
LASC Goal 9     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 14