Areas of Specialization

The CM curriculum is designed to have a core/fundamental knowledge base common to most applications of construction management.  While being in compliance to accreditation standards as prescribed by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE), this knowledge base can be expanded upon through a set of specialization courses. Designed by industry and faculty, these specialization areas provide specific skill sets in the various construction types.



5 Courses (15 credit hours):

  • Industrial Estimating
  • Maintenance and Turnarounds
  • Project Controls
  • Electrical Installations
  • Construction Enterprise (Industrial capstone)



2 Courses (6 credit hours):

  • Highway Construction I
  • Construction Enterprise (Highway capstone)

3 Courses (electives - 9 credit hours):

  • Highway Construction II
  • Driven Pile Construction
  • Highway Construction Internship
  • Sustainable Construction
  • Geotechnical Engineering



5 Courses (15 credit hours)

  • Commercial Construction Estimating
  • Logic of Building Construction
  • MEP II - Execution of MEP Systems in Building Construction
  • Commercial Construction Internship
  • Construction Enterprise (Commercial capstone)



2 Courses (6 credit hours)

  • Residential Development
  • Construction Enterprise (Residential capstone)

3 Courses (9 credit hours)

  • Residential Codes, Regulations, and Specifications
  • Small Business Management
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Principles of Real Estate
  • Advanced Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Human Resource Management


General Construction

5 Courses (15 credit hours)

  • Select any four courses from any of the above specializations. 
  • Construction Enterprise (any industry capstone)