Undergraduate

General Information

The management of construction has seen dramatic changes and growth in the last few decades and has resulted in increased risk, responsibilities and obligation for the constructor. The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree program has a curriculum designed to blend engineering, architecture, design, technology, and business to produce a professional who can manage construction processes effectively and efficiently. CM graduates have industry accepted skills and acquire the much needed knowledge necessary to execute the responsibilities and obligations required for their profession. Graduates taking the Certified Professional Constructor process receive formal recognition of the education and experience that defines the constructor as a professional.

The degree program has four distinct areas. The first area includes the general education courses required by LSU. These are courses in English, math, natural sciences, social science, art, and humanities. The second area is engineering with courses in theory, design, and application. The third area is business administration with courses in management, accounting, finance, law, and economics. The fourth area comprises of courses specifically designed for construction management majors. These include communication, ethics, graphics, estimating, contract, project planning and scheduling, construction methods, cost control, administration, and project management.  It is the only four-year program in the nation that offers area of specialization in industrial, highway, commercial, and residential construction.

The curriculum is fully accredited by:

American Council for Construction Education
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San Antonio, Texas  78232-1570

 

Upon completion of the degree program, construction management students will be able to:

 

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