Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Construction Management

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Construction Management
Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total for Degree: 127 Credit Hours
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
CM 121 Intro to Construction 3 MATH 170 Applied Statistics 3
MATH 146 Precalculus 4 CM 231 Documents & Codes 3
HEAL 123 Health & Wellness 3 CM 211 Methods & Materials I 3
First Year 19x Elective 3 CM 142 Construction Graphics 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3 ENGL 102 Composition II 3
**MATH 146 is either a pre-requisite or co-requisite for CM 142 & CM 211.  CM 121 is either a pre-requisite or co-requisite for CM 231.
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
CM 212 Methods & Materials II 3 CM 332 Site Planning & Equipment 3
PHYS 130 Introductory Physics 4 CM 232 Statics & Strengths of Materials 3
CM 242 Estimating I 3 CM 342 Estimating II & Bidding 3
CM 222 Construction Surveying Layout 3 CM 375 Mechanical & Electrcial Construction 3
CMHC 201 Speech Communication 3 ECON 231 Microeconomics (also a P1) 3

**CM 211 is a pre-requisite for CM 212, CM 242, CM 332, and CM 375. MATH 146 is a pre-requisite for CM 222. MATH 146 & PHYS 130 are pre-requisites for CM 232.  CM 242 is a pre-requisite for CM 342.

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ENVH 390 Environmental Issues in Construction 4 LAW 230 Legal Environment of Business 3
CM 401 Temporary Structures 3 MKT 306 Into. to Professional Selling 3
CM 362 Construction Planning & Scheduling 3 MKT 409 Negotiations (also a P1) 3
ACCT 241 Accounting Principles I 3 CM 402 Construction Finance 3
GEOL 305 Soils & Hydrology 4 MGT 300 Intro. to Management 3
**CM 232 is a pre-requisite for CM 401.  CM 342 is a pre-requisite for CM 362. ACCT 251 is a pre-requisite for CM 402.
Summer
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours        
CM 483 Internship 2        
**CM 483 must be in a management support type of position.
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
CM 430 Construction Legal Aspects 3 CM 452 Construction Capstone 3
CM 421 Construction Human Factors & Safety 3 P5   Fine & Performing Arts 3
CM 431 Construction Project Management 3 P3   History 3
CM 424 Facilities Management 3 P6   World Cultures 3
CM 496 Professional Development 1 Upper Level Perspectives Elective     3
P4   Humanities 3        
**LAW 230 is a pre-requisite for CM 430. CM 342 is a pre-requisite for CM 431. CM 362 and CM 431 are pre-requisites for CM 452. Must be a junior to take CM 424 and the Upper Level Perspective.  Must be a senior to take CM 421 and CM 496.

NOTES:

  • Total for Degree: 127 Credit Hours
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
 

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