Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Construction Science and Management

Minimum required: 120 semester hours

Admission Requirements

  1. Construction Science and Management majors must complete 30 semester credit hours of Pre-Construction coursework, which will consist of: 
MATH 2328Elementary Statistics3
MATH 2417Pre-Calculus Mathematics4
PHYS 1315
PHYS 1115
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
CHEM 1335
CHEM 1141
Engineering Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
PHYS 1325
PHYS 1125
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
CSM 1260Introduction to the Construction and Concrete Industry2
CSM 2313Architecture Design I - Construction Documents3
CSM 2342Construction Materials and Processes3
TECH 2351Statics and Strength of Materials3
Total Hours30

    2. When a student completes their Pre-Construction coursework, with the required GPA, or is currently enrolled in their final Pre-Construction course(s), the student can apply to become a "Full Major" in the Construction Science and Management program.

    3. After completing the Pre-Construction coursework, students will be allowed to enter the Bachelor of Science major in Construction Science and Management, and will be allowed to enroll in the following Construction classes: 

CSM 2160Introduction to Construction Surveying and Site Layout1
CSM 2360Residential Construction Systems3
CSM 3360Structural Analysis3
CSM 3361Commercial Building Construction Systems3
CSM 3363Heavy, Civil and Highway Construction Systems3
CSM 3366Soils and Foundations3
CSM 3367Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems3
CSM 4360Senior Construction Management Capstone3
CSM 4361Construction Estimating3
CSM 4364Construction Project Management and Scheduling3
CSM 4368Environmentally Conscious Design and Construction3
CSM 4369Construction Contracts, Liability and Ethics3
Total Hours34

General Requirements

  1. This degree program requires admission to the university and admission to the program.  Information about the program admissions can be found at:
  2. A minimum of 9 writing intensive hours and a total of 36 advanced hours are required to graduate. An advanced course is one that is numbered above 3000 and below 5000.
  3. If two years of the same modern language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.
  4. A Minor in Business Administration is required for this degree. Courses for the minor in Business Administration are included in the degree plan below.
  5. No “D” grades received at other institutions will be credited towards the major.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CSM 12602MATH 23283 
PHYS 1315
PHYS 1115
4PHYS 1325
PHYS 1115
MATH 24174CSM 23423 
US 11001ENG 13203 
ENG 13103CSM 23133 
POSI 23103  
 17 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
ACC 23013COMM 13103TECH 21901
CHEM 1335
CHEM 1141
4CSM 23603 
BLAW 23613CSM 33603 
POSI 23203PHIL 13203 
TECH 23513CSM 33613 
 CSM 21601 
 16 16 1
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CSM 43613CSM 33633 
CSM 43643CSM 33663 
CSM 43693CSM 33673 
ECO 23013CSM 43133 
 HIST 13103 
 12 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
CSM 43683CSM 43603 
MGT 33033Select one of the following:3 
HIST 13203  
TECH 43803  
English Literature3  
 MKT 33433 
 CIS 33173 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120

Departmental requirements that also satisfy the general education core curriculum requirements for the following components: Mathematics- MATH 2417; Life and Physical Sciences-CHEM 1335 and PHYS 1315; Language, Philosophy and Culture-PHIL 1320; and Social and Behavioral Sciences ECO 2301. See the Academic Services section of this catalog for the English literature requirements.