(Major Code: 05017) (SIMS Code: 442012)
The program below describes 120 units required for the degree. Each course specifically listed in the program is required. In addition, the number of units specified in each elective category represents a minimum requirement.
Construction management addresses the ever-changing conditions of construction projects. The construction management major prepares students to manage critical issues as the industry evolves to deliver more resilient infrastructure (e.g., airports, bridges, dams, new forms of water recovery/recycling, roads, water distribution and treatment) and sustainable commercial, housing, and infrastructure projects. Construction managers are expected to bridge the gap between architects, communities, engineers, owners, regulatory agencies, suppliers, and trades in public and private sectors. The profession requires graduates with strong communication skills who are able to engage with professionals and the local community, while negotiating differences and evaluating consequences of their actions.
The construction engineering management major is an impacted program. To be admitted to the construction engineering major, students must meet the following criteria:
- Complete with a grade of C (2.0) or better: CIV E 225 , CHEM 100 , MATH 150 , PHYS 180A , PHYS 180B . These courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
- Have an overall cumulative GPA of 2.5.
To complete the major, students must fulfill the degree requirements for the major described in the catalog in effect at the time they are accepted into the premajor at SDSU (assuming continuous enrollment).
All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in Graduation Requirements .
A minor is not required for this major.