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Courses for a Degree in Construction Management

A college degree in construction management focuses on managing a construction project. People with this major make sure that the project is on schedule, safe, and is costing the correct amount of money.

For this major you’ll take lots of construction management classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in construction management.

Here are some of the courses you might take to earn a degree in construction management:

Construction Management Courses:

  • Intro to Construction Management
  • Graphic Communications for Construction
  • Construction Materials and Methods
  • Construction Surveying
  • Plan Reading and Quantity Survey
  • Materials Testing and Processing
  • Construction Field Management
  • Safety Management
  • Structures
  • Electrical Systems in Construction
  • Construction Estimating
  • Construction Contracts and Administration
  • Mechanical and Plumbing Systems
  • Construction Equipment and Methods
  • Soils Engineering for Construction Managers
  • Financial Management for Construction Managers
  • Construction Project Scheduling and Cost Control
  • Construction Leadership
  • Sustainable Practices
  • Asphalt Pavement Materials and Construction
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Road Construction

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology