Bachelor of Science, Major in Construction Management

Bachelor of Science, Major in Construction Management
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 13
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Acc3
ENGL 3330Intro to Technical Writing3
or MATH 3379 Statistical Mthods in Practice
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 13
MATH 1316Plane Trigonometry 13
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
and General Physics Laboratory I
4
PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
Gen Phy-Snd,Lght, Elec, & Mag
and General Physics Laboratory II
4
Major Core
ETCM 1363Wood Frame Construction3
ETDD 1361Engineering Graphics3
ETEC 1010Engineering Foundations1-2
ETEE 1340Introduction to Circuits3
Major
ETCM 2350Surveying3
ETCM 2363Architectural Design3
ETCM 3367Metal Building Systems3
ETCM 3368Concrete/Masonry Construction3
ETCM 3371Civil Design Technology3
ETCM 3372Construction Drafting3
ETCM 4310Construction Cost Estimating3
ETCM 4315Construction Scheduling3
ETCM 4330Construction Mgt & Procedures3
ETCM 4368Building Materials3
ETCM 4370Construction Plans & Documents3
ETCM 4371Building Information Modeling3
ETEC 4384Supervisory Personnel Practice3
ETSM 3386Industrial Safety3
Internship6
Work Base Mentorship
Total Hours120-121

Note: Students should use elective and/or minor hours to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area I3Component Area I3
Component Area VII3Component Area IV3
ETCM 13633ETCM 23633
ETDD 13613ETEE 13403
ETEC 10101-2MATH 131613
MATH 131413 
 16-17 15
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area V3Component Area VII3
Component Area VI3Component Area VIII3
ACCT 23013ETCM 33713
ETCM 23503MATH 3379 or ENGL 33303
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
4PHYS 1302
PHYS 1102
4
 16 16
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area III 4
Component Area VI3Component Area IX4
ETCM 33673ETCM 33723
ETCM 33683ETCM 43103
ETEC 43843ETSM 33863
 16 17
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
ETCM 43153ETCM 43683
ETCM 43303ETEC 43913
ETCM 43703ETEC 43913
ETCM 43713 
MGMT 33103 
 15 9
Total Hours: 120-121

Note: Students should use elective and/or minor hours to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers.  Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.

The BS in Construction Management is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:

  • Complete a project on time, within budget, and of required quality.
  • Interpret construction documents for materials and quantities.
  • Demonstrate leadership, teamwork, and effective communication skills.
  • Recognize professional, ethical, and social responsibilities, and diversity.
  • Administer safety awareness and regulatory compliance.
  • Acquire knowledge through applied industry experiences, services, and life-long learning.