Construction Management Transfer Guide

  • Northland Community & Technical College Architectural Technology & Design AAS

    to MSUM Construction Management BS

    Quick Facts:

    • College credits applied = 43
    • Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 18
    • Other requirements = 70 

    MN Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)


    Goal Area Requirement Recommended Northland Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1111 Composition I (3 cr) 1B, 2 ENGL 101 English Composition I*
    SPCH 1101 Public Speaking (3 cr) 1, 2 COMM 100 Speech Communication*
    Natural Sciences PHYS 1111 General Physics I (4 cr) OR 3 PHYS 160 College Physics I & Lab*
    OR
    CHEM 1121 General Chem I (5 cr) OR   CHEM 150/ 150L General Chem I*
    OR
    PHYS 1112 General Physics II (4 cr)   PHYS 161 College Physics II & Lab
    History/ Social Behavioral Sciences ECON 2201 Microeconomics (3 cr) OR 5 ECON 202 Prin of Econ I: Micro*
    OR
    ECON 2222 Macroeconomics (3 cr) 5, 8 ECON 204 Prin of Econ II: Macro
    Additional Goal Area Courses to Equal 42 Credits for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) Minimum credits beyond AAS and major requirements to complete LASC goal requirements = 18
    Requirements for Major NCTC Course Goal If Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    Students must obtain a grade of C or higher ARCH 2220 CAD 3D (4 cr)   CM 216 Construction Graphics**
    ARCH 2213 Building Technology II (4 cr)   CM 220 Commercial building Methods & Materials**
    ARCH 2215 Building Systems (3 cr)   CM 254 Mechanical/ Electrical Systems**
    Required technical courses   Technical credits accepted (16 cr)

    *Required courses for the Construction management BS Degree

    **Substitutions

    Requirements Remaining to take at MSUM (88 cr including LASC)

    Core Requirements:

    • CM 200/200L Construction Surveying (2)
    • CM 205 Professional Growth Seminar (1)
    • CM 223 Statics (3)
    • CM 230 Estimating I Quantity Survey (3)
    • CM 325 Heavy/ Highway Const Materials (3)
    • CM 326 H/H Construction Materials Lab (1)
    • CM 327 Sustainability in Built Environ (Goal 10) (3)
    • CM 335 Estimating II Pricing & Productivity (3)
    • CM 340 Planning & Scheduling (4)
    • CM 350 Structural Design & Analysis (3)
    • CM 365 Construction Safety (2)
    • CM 370 Construction Docs/ Specs (3)
    • CM 425 Equip Productivity & Analysis (3)
    • CM 434 Construction cost Analysis (3)
    • CM 460 Project Administration (3)
    • CM 469 Internship (3)
    • CM 496 Capstone Experience (3)

    Related Requirements:

    • ENGL 201 English Comp II (Goal 6) (3) OR
    • ENGL 202 English Comp & Literature OR
    • ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
    • MATH 229 Calculus for Business (Goal 4) (3) OR
    • MATH 234 Intro to Probability & Statistics (Goal 4) (3)
    • ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
    • ACCT 304 Legal Environment of Business (3)
    • MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
    • PMGT 385 Process leadership (3)
    • OM 395 Computer Apps for Technologists (3)
    • *PHYS 161 College Physics II & Lab OR
    • CHEM 150/ 150L General Chemistry (Required if equivalent wasn’t taken at NCTC.)