BS Construction Management
Program Learning Outcomes
- Create written communications appropriate to the construction discipline.
- Create oral presentations appropriate to the construction discipline.
- Create a construction project safety plan.
- Create construction project cost estimates.
- Create construction project schedules.
- Analyze professional decisions based on ethical principles.
- Analyze construction documents for planning and management of construction processes.
- Analyze methods, materials, and equipment used to construct projects.
- Apply construction management skills as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
- Apply electronic-based technology to manage the construction process.
- Apply basic surveying techniques for construction layout and control.
- Understand different methods of project delivery and the roles and responsibilities of all constituencies involved in the design and construction process.
- Understand construction risk management.
- Understand construction accounting and cost control.
- Understand construction quality assurance and control.
- Understand construction project control processes.
- Understand the legal implications of contract, common, and regulatory law to manage a construction project.
- Understand the basic principles of sustainable construction.
- Understand the basic principles of structural behavior.
- Understand the basic principles of mechanical, electrical and piping systems.
- Understand the role construction managers play in enhancing the needs of society.
- Understand the importance of creating and planning for continuing education and lifelong learning.
- Understand the key leadership characteristics that are successful in building and strengthening construction management teams.
- Understand the importance of recognizing cultural differences and the role culture plays in influencing project success for a construction team.
- Understand the benefits of respecting the unique and diverse backgrounds individuals bring to a construction team.
Degree Requirements and Curriculum
In addition to the program requirements listed on this page, students must also satisfy requirements outlined in more detail in the Minimum Requirements for Graduation section of this catalog, including:
- 60 units of upper division courses
- Graduation Writing Requirement (GWR)
- 2.0 GPA
- U.S. Cultural Pluralism (USCP)
Note: No major or support courses may be selected as credit/no credit.
- see more at: http://catalog.calpoly.edu/collegesandprograms/collegeofarchitectureandenvironmentaldesign/constructionmanagement/bsconstructionmanagement/