Construction Management, Bachelor of Science

Grade Rules

C- and D Grades

Construction Management students must pass all courses offered within the College of Engineering and all math and science courses with a grade of “C” or higher. 

Students must complete 28 semester hours or be classified as a sophomore before applying for admission to the CM Degree Program.

ACE Requirements

The CNST program follows the UNL ACE general education requirements. Because of the specific needs of the program, most of these courses are specified in the curriculum. Please contact Melissa Hoffman at melissa.hoffman@unl.edu or 402-554-4482, if you are interested in more information about this program.

Exit Examination

Senior students enrolled in the Capstone are required to participate in the American Institute of Constructors' Level I examination during their last semester. Students who pass the exam will be reimbursed a majority portion of their exam registration fee.

Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
CNST 1310 INTRODUCTION TO THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 1
ENGL 1160/1164 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II 3
GEOL 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY 4
MATH 1950 CALCULUS I 5
ENGR 100 FRESHMAN ENGINEERING SEMINAR 0
ACE Elective 1 3
 Credits16
Second Semester
CNST 1120 CONSTRUCTION COMMUNICATIONS 3
ENGL 3980 TECHNICAL WRITING ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES 2 3
MATH 1530 INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS 3
PHYS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS 3 4
PHYS 1054 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS LABORATORY 3 1
 Credits14
Third Semeseter
CONE 2210/CIVE 221 GEOMETRIC CONTROL SYSTEMS 3
CNST 2510 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND SPECIFICATIONS 3
CNST 2410 CONSTRUCTION METHODS & EQUIPMENT I 3
CNST 2520 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND TESTING 3
CNST 2250 INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING 3
ENGR 200 SOPHOMORE ENGINEERING SEMINAR 0
 Credits15
Fourth Semester
CNST 2420 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND METHODS II 3
CMST 2010 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3
ECON 2200 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MICRO) 3
ACCT 2010 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I 3
ACE Elective 1 3
 Credits15
Fifth Semester
CNST 3350 Structural Mechanics3
CNST 4440 CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY MANAGEMENT 3
CNST 3050 BUILDING ENVN TECHNICAL SYST I 3
CNST/CONE 3780 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 3
MGMT 3490 MANAGEMENT 3
 Credits15
Sixth Semester
CNST 3360 STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION 3
CNST 3060 BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL SYSTEMS II 3
CNST 3790 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING II 3
CONE 2060 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS 3
LAWS 3930 BUSINESS LAW FUNDAMENTALS 3
 Credits15
Seventh Semester
ECON 2220 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MACRO) 3
CNST 4200 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE AND ETHICS 3
CNST/CONE 4850 CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, SCHEDULNG, AND CONTROLS 3
CNST/CONE 4760 PROJECT BUDGETS AND CONTROLS 3
Technical/Design Elective 3
 Credits15
Eighth Semester
CNST 4800 PRODUCTIVITY AND HUMAN FACTORS IN CONSTRUCTION 3
CNST 4890 SENIOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 3
ACE Elective 1 3
Construction Management Elective 3
Technical/Design Elective 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits120
1

ACE elective: Choose one course from not yet satisfied ACE outcomes 5, 7, or 9

2

ENGL 3980: ENGR 3000 is an accepted substitute for ENGL 3980.

3

PHYS 1050/PHYS 1054: CHEM 1180/CHEM 1184, PHYS 1110/PHYS 1154, PHYS 2110/PHYS 1154 are acceptable science electives.