Construction Management

Learn about building and design with a construction management degree.

At Park University, our construction management degree program is designed to help you achieve your education and professional goals. If you have a general interest in building and design, or you wish to pursue a career in business or construction management, this program is the right choice for you. As part of our School of Business, the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree program focuses on planning and scheduling, budgeting, organizing, supervising, safety, law, materials, methods and plans analysis.

Locations & Learning Options

Students in our Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science in Construction Management programs may take face-to-face classes at one of over 40 campus centers nationwide or online.

The Bachelor of Science degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 60 hours of degree-specific core curriculum and approved electives. The Associate of Science degree requires a minimum of 60 completed credit hours, including 33 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

  • Online
  • Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
  • Online

A.S. MAJOR – 33 HOURS , 2.0 GPA

CO 111 Intro To Engr. Const. Tech/Design/Materials and Safety ………………….. 3 cr.

CO 121 Plans Analysis ……………… 3 cr.

CO 215 Construction Safety and Health …………….. 3 cr.

CO 225 Building Codes …………… 3 cr.

CO 235 Construction Planning …………………………. 3 cr.

CO 245 Construction Estimating ………………. 3 cr.

CO 360 Project Management/

Critical Path Analysis …………… 3 cr.

EG 101 Introduction to Engineering Management . 3 cr.

IS 141 Applied Computer Technology for Business ………………… 3 cr.

MG 260 Business Law I ……………. 3 cr.

MG 271 Principles of Supervision ………………. 3 cr.

TOTAL ……………. 33 cr.

B.S. MAJOR – 60 HOURS, 2.0 GPA

BUSINESS CORE: ……………. 36 cr.

AC 201 Principles of Financial Management ……….. 3 cr.

AC 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting ………. 3 cr.

EC 141 Principles of Macroeconomics ……………….. 3 cr.

EC 142 Principles of Microeconomics ……………….. 3 cr.

FI 360 Financial Management …………. 3 cr.

IB 315 International Business Perspectives …………. 3 cr.

MA 171 Finite Math ………………… 3 cr.

MG 260 Business Law I ……………. 3 cr.

MG 315 Advanced Business Statistics ………………….. 3 cr.

MG 371 Management and Organizational Behavior …………….. 3 cr.

MG 495 Business Policy ……………. 3 cr.

MK 351 Principles of Marketing ………………… 3 cr.

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS ……………….. 24 cr.

CO 111 Introduction to Construction Management ………. 3 cr.

CO 121 Construction Plans Analysis ………………….. 3 cr.

CO 235 Construction Planning …………. 3 cr.

CO 360 Project Management/

Critical Path Analysis …………… 3 cr.

CO 365 Construction Project Administration ……… 3 cr.

Choice of 3 electives (at least two must be at the 300-400 level):

CO 225 Building Codes …………… 3 cr.

CO 245 Construction Estimating ………. 3 cr.

CO 315 Special Topics in Construction Management ………………. 3 cr.

CO 450 Internship in Construction Management ……………. 3-6 cr.

EG 360 Environmental Impact of Engineering ……. 3 cr.

EG 390 Engineering Administration Decision-Making Models ……………… 3 cr.

EG 470 Engineering Administration Economics ….. 3 cr.

MG 375 Production and Operations Management … 3 cr.

TOTAL …………….. 60 cr.

IS 141 is a required course for students with majors within the School of Business and satisfies the requirement for CS 140.

MINOR – 18-21 HOURS, 2.0 GPA

For business majors …………….. 18 cr.

CO 111, CO 121, CO 235, CO 360 AND choice of two courses from the following: CO 225, CO 245,

CO 315, CO 365, CO 450, EG 360, EG 470, EG 390 (prereq. EG 360), MG 375

For nonbusiness majors …………. 21 cr.

AC 201, MG 260, MG 371, MG 375, AND three courses from the following: CO 111, CO 121, CO 225, CO 235, CO 245, CO 360 (prereq. CO 235), CO 365

Dr. Brad Kleindl

Dean
brad.kleindl@park.edu

Dr. Penelope DeJong

Associate Dean
Penelope.DeJong@Park.edu

Take your interest in building and design to the next level.

As part of our School of Business, the construction management program is designed to help you achieve your career goals.

This degree program combines the principles of business management with the skills needed by construction managers. This program will help prepare you for various career paths, including project management and building inspection.

Careers

Our construction management program will prepare you for the following careers:

  • Facilities Manager
  • Site Engineer
  • Building Surveyor
  • Construction Manager
  • Operations Manager
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Program Highlights

Students who pursue the Bachelor of Science or Associate of Science in Construction Management degree will learn the principles of business and the practical skills needed by construction managers. Students will take courses in topics such as financial management and marketing, as well as construction planning and project management. Students will also have opportunities to gain hands-on experience through an internship elective.

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.