Oct 23, 2021
Construction Management Major- Bachelor of Science (BS)
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Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org
Program - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology www.abet.org
- Graduates have a fundamental grounding in mathematics, physics, and statistics.
- Graduates have a strong grounding in business (business, law, economics, engineering economics, and management).
- Graduates have the ability to communicate effectively in written format and to provide professional presentation appropriate to the situation and audience.
- Graduates have the ability to use modern construction management tools in construction management practice.
- Graduates are aware of basic principles of ethical and professional conduct in providing for safety and health to construction practice.
- Graduates fulfill a broad construction management curriculum to include required courses in construction management and construction science.
University Graduation Requirements
Construction Management Requirements - Total: 120-126
General Education Requirements - Subtotal 37-43 Credits
General Education Requirements required to complete in the Pre Major;
First-Year Seminar, English, Second-Year Seminar, Humanities (distribution requirement) Mathematics, Social Sciences (distribution requirement).
General Education Requirements required to complete in the Pre Major or in Advanced Standing;
Multicultural and International, Constitution, Fine Arts (distribution requirement).
First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3
(See note 4 below)
English Composition - Credits: 6
Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3
(see note 5 below)
Constitutions - Credits: 4
Distribution Requirements - Credits: 18
Please see Distribution Requirement for more information.
- Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 Credits
- One course in Fine Arts
- Social Science: 9 Credits
- Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking:
- Automatically satisfied by Major requirement
Multicultural and International
International - ECON 190 - Global Economics - (see note 3 below )
Multicultural - Fine Arts course to satisfy Multicultural Requirement
These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements. A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students
Major Requirements - Construction Management Major - Subtotal: 83 Credits
Pre-Major Courses - Credits: 23
Other Required Courses (can be taken as Pre-Major or Advanced Standing) - Credits: 17
Advanced Standing Courses - Credits: 43
- satisfies three credits of the social science requirement and the University International Requirement. BLW 302 satisfies one of the Business requirement courses and the University Multicultural Requirement.
- , Engineering Economics, is approved by the University General Education Committee to meet three credits of the social science requirement.
- UNLV requires six credits of humanities and nine credits of social science. Six of these 15 credits must be taken before the student can achieve advanced standing status. and one of the Humanities electives may be taken either pre-program or advanced standing. must be taken after completing 30 credits MATH 181 with a grade of C or better.
- preferred for First-Year Seminar.
- will simultaneously satisfy both a humanities requirement and the Second Year Seminar requirement for students obtaining a degree from the College of Engineering that requires more than 120 credits.