School of Polytechnic
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-6338
Construction Mangement is part of the School of Polytechnic . Construction Management (CM) prepares students for the application of engineering principles and technological developments in construction methods, business operations and management skills to oversee a construction project. CPET majors manage and supervise the conversion of engineering and architectural plans from ideas to reality.
CM B.S. Program Objectives
- To provide education of the traditional and returning adult student for career success in the construction industry, with a special emphasis on sustainable construction.
- To develop a respect for diversity and a knowledge of contemporary professional, societal, and global issues with an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
- To be responsive to the ever-changing technologies of the construction industries.
- To instill in students the desire for and ability to engage in lifelong learning.
The breadth of the curriculum will provide leadership potential in addressing problems of the region, its people, and its industries. Graduates of this program take jobs with contractors, building-materials companies, utilities, architectural firms, engineering firms, and government agencies. The construction management program does not lead to licensure as a professional engineer or registered architect.
Student Learning Outcomes:
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline.
- An ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure or program to meet desired needs.
- An ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
- An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.
- POLYTECHNIC programs emphasize practice-based learning via hands-on laboratory applications using state-of-the-art equipment. Some courses are available through online, distance, and hybrid learning, however many incorporate an on-campus laboratory element.
Declaring This Major:
Students interested in declaring Construction Management as their major may do so in one of two ways:
- On their application when they first apply to the university.
- After meeting with a faculty advisor, a change of major can be declared.
Construction Management (B.S.) 4-Year Plan :
- Students must complete courses earning grades of C- or better.
- Student Responsibilities: You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair.
- Transfer credit limits, see Academic Regulations above.
- General Education and Major courses as listed below.
- To provide employers and the public of northeast Indiana with educated, technologically equipped graduates, able to serve the varied construction industries in advancing the solutions to problems facing the public and private sector.
Construction Management (B.S.) Articulation with Ivy Tech, Requirements, and 2-Yr Plan
General Education Credits: 35
Category A: Foundations Intellectual Skills: 19 credits
Core and Concentration (Major) Course Credits: 69
Required Technical & Support Course: 16
You are responsible for ensuring that you satisfy all graduation requirements specified for each selected program. Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career. If you cannot complete all program requirements by your stated graduation date but fail to remove those from your plan of study, the Registrar’s Office in consultation with your academic advisor will remove unmet pursuits from your plan of study. Changing curricular records during the graduation term of application may affect state or federal financial aid awards. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.