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Bachelor of Applied Science: 2017–2018 Catalog Year

Construction Management

Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Construction Management provides associate degree students, new students and skilled workers an educational route toward a career as a construction manager or supervisor. The 120-unit program combines knowledge in construction methods, planning and project management with business and supervisory skills. This program allows those who have completed an associate degree in construction technology to progress academically and earn a bachelor's degree. It also allows those already working in the construction field to enroll in an applicable baccalaureate degree program and expand career advancement possibilities. Students must meet with a counselor and be admitted into the program.

Salary: $63,300–$97,900 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Above average growth; Changes in building technology and policies may increase the need for construction managers.

Good To Know: Construction managers are often self-employed. Those with a bachelor's degree will have the best job prospects.

Contact: Students must meet with a counselor and be admitted into the Construction Management program prior to enrolling in upper division courses.

Total Requirements: 120 Units (Credits)

Course Requirements
Business and Management Core Requirements 12 Units (Credits)
BUS 101 Introduction to Business  
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
Choose 3 units of the following economics courses:
ECON 100 Introduction to Economics 3
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 103 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Choose 3 units of the following management courses:
MGT 323 Organizational Behavior and Interpersonal Behavior 3
MGT 367 Human Resource Management 3
Program Requirements 63 Units (Credits)
CADD 100 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting 3
CEM 100 Fundamentals of Construction Management 3
CEM 330 Soils and Foundations for Construction 3
CEM 350 3
CEM 432 Temporary Construction Structures 3
CEM 451 Construction Estimating 3
CEM 452 Construction Cost Control 3
CEM 453 Construction Scheduling 3
CEM 454 Heavy Construction Methods and Equipment 3
CEM 455 Construction Management Practice 3
CEM 485 Construction Law and Contracts 3
CONS 108 Construction Materials and Methods 4
CONS 109 Construction Materials and Methods II 4
CONS 111 Commercial Building Codes 3
CONS 118 Construction Contract Documents 2
CONS 120 Blueprint Reading and Specification 3
CONS 121 Principles of Construction Estimating 3
CONS 205 Construction Site Safety 2
CONS 281 Construction Planning Scheduling And Control 3
CONS 451 Advanced Internship in Construction 3
SUR 119 Construction Surveying 3
General Education Requirements 45 Units (Credits)
Capstone Courses 9
English/Communications 9
Fine Arts 3
Humanities 3
Mathematics and Science
a minimum of 4 units in mathematics and 6 units in science
12
Social Sciences 3
U.S. and Nevada Constitution 3
General Electives
    3
A list of all courses filling general education requirements for the Bachelor of Applied Science can be found on the Bachelor of Applied Science page.


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