Construction Management (CMGT)
Introductory course exploring Construction Management as a major or career. Focus on understanding the construction managers role and fundamentals of construction management responsibilities and processes from concept through completion. Topics include surveying, reading construction documents, cost estimating, project scheduling and OSHA standards as fundamental aspects of effective construction project management.
Prevention/control of occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities by designing out or minimizing hazards and risks through elimination or other methods as early as possible in the life cycle of buildings, work-related items/purchases or workplaces. Captures the foundational concepts in green building and LEED.
This course builds on the principles and practices of construction management covered in Construction Management I. Topics include sustainable construction practices, financial accounting, cost analysis and cost control for construction projects; construction law and legal issues; and professional ethics of construction managers.
This internship places students alongside established and most effective Construction Managers, during a construction project. Students will attend job site meetings and accompany construction mangers throughout daily activities observing and discussing how the construction manager conducts their role. Students will experience daily challenges of meeting schedule requirements, while assuring construction quality and safety are maintained. Graded Pass/Fail.