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.
|CM 102||Introduction to Construction Management||2|
|CM 113||Construction Materials and Assemblies||2|
|CM 114||Construction Materials and Assemblies Lab||2|
|CM 115||Fundamentals of Construction Management||6|
|CM 214||Residential Construction Management||5|
|CM 232||Evaluation of Cost Alternatives||3|
|CM 280||Building Information Modeling||2|
|CM 313||Commercial Construction Management||5|
|CM 314||Heavy Civil Construction Management||5|
|CM 317||Sustainability and the Built Environment (Area B7) 1||4|
|CM 318||Housing and Communities (D5) 1||4|
|CM 334||Construction Law||2|
|CM 335||Construction Accounting||2|
|CM 411||Specialty Contracting Construction Management||5|
|CM 413||Jobsite Construction Management||5|
|CM 443||Management of the Construction Firm||3|
|CM 450||Integrated Project, Design and Program Management||5|
|CM 460||Senior Project Methodology||2|
|CM 461||Senior Project I||1|
|CM 462||Senior Project II||1|
|Select from the following:||8|
|Service / Experiential Learning|
|Construction Materials / Assemblies|
|Sustainability and Environment|
|International Construction Studies|
|Cooperative Education Experience (6 units maximum)|
|Select from the following:||6|
and Structures II (3, 3)
and Mechanics of Materials I (3, 3)
|ARCE 226||Introduction to Structural Systems||3|
|ARCE 315||Introduction to Structural Design||4|
|ARCE 421||Soil Mechanics||3|
|BRAE 239||Engineering Surveying||4|
|or CM 239||Construction Surveying|
|BUS 207||Legal Responsibilities of Business||4|
|BUS 214||Financial Accounting||4|
|BUS 215||Managerial Accounting||4|
|ECON 201||Survey of Economics (D2) 1||4|
|EDES 123||Principles of Environmental Design (E) 1||4|
|ENGL 310||Corporate Communication (GWR)||4|
|GEOL 201||Physical Geology||3|
|MATH 141||Calculus I (B1) 1||4|
|MATH 182||Calculus for Architecture and Construction Management 2||4|
|PHYS 141||General Physics IA||4|
|Select from the following:||4|
|General Physics II (B3 & B4) 1|
|General Chemistry for Physical Science and Engineering I (B3 & B4) 1|
|General Chemistry for Agriculture and Life Science I (B3 & B4) 1|
|STAT 251||Statistical Inference for Management I (B1) 1||4|
|or STAT 312||Statistical Methods for Engineers|
|Select any upper-division BUS, ECON, ITP course||4|
|GENERAL EDUCATION (GE)|
|(See GE program requirements below.)||44|
Required in Major/Support; also satisfies GE.
General Education (GE) Requirements
- 72 units required, 28 of which are specified in Major and/or Support.
- See the complete GE course listing.
- Minimum of 12 units required at the 300 level.
|A3||Reasoning, Argumentation and Writing||4|
|Area B||Math, Science, and Quantitative Reasoning|
|B1||Mathematics/Statistics (8 units in Support) 1||0|
|B3||Physical Science (4 units in Support) 1||0|
|B4||One lab taken with either a B2 or B3 course|
|B7||Upper-division elective (4 units in Major) 1||0|
|Area C||Arts and Humanities|
|Area C elective||(Choose one course from C1-C5)||4|
|Area D||Society and the Individual|
|D1||The American Experience (Title 5, Section 40404 requirement)||4|
|D2||Political Economy (4 units in Support) 1||0|
|D3||Comparative Social Institutions||4|
|D5||Upper-division elective (4 units in Major) 1||0|
|Area E||Lifelong Learning and Self-Development|
|E||Lower-division elective (4 units in Support) 1||0|
Required in Major/Support; also satisfies GE.