May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Construction Management, BS


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The Construction Management program is an interdisciplinary program combining technical know-how in construction and business administration, and it places significant emphasis on communication skills. Economic indicators strongly suggest that the construction industry is well positioned to grow at a fast pace for the foreseeable future to meet the anticipated spike in construction projects, big and small, across the nation. 

Program Educational Objectives

  1. The student is prepared to assume an entry level role as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the construction industry.
  2. The student has the fundamental education that will lead to obtaining a leadership role in the construction industry
  3. The student has developed an ethical and professional foundation to become a responsible member of society and the construction industry
  4. The student has the fundamental skills in oral and written communication as required to effectively communicate in the construction industry
  5. The student possesses the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to manage the principal resources of the construction industry to include human, material, equipment, and financial resources
  6. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics and science to typical Construction Management tasks
  7. The student possesses an understanding of the contributions made by design professionals to the construction processes, and can communicate and interact with design professionals within the multi-disciplinary construction team.
  8. The student will understand the global nature of the construction. To succeed in the profession, graduates must be prepared to thrive in diverse and inclusive environments.

Student Career Options

  • Possible Careers: construction manager, procurement, project manager, general contractor, cost estimator, facilities engineer, construction supervisor, building inspector

  • Private Sector Employment: Regional, national and global firms such HSC Builders, TranSystems Corp., Pennoni, Hill International, Grehawk, Exp.Federal, W.S. Cumby, Conewago Enterprises, Cirilli Associates, Bechtel, Fluor, and Turner Construction Government Agencies: Federal, State and municipal governments

  • Graduate School

Curriculum

Curriculum Sequence


First Year


Fall (13.5 Credits)


Spring (15.5 Credits)


Sophomore


Junior


Fall (15 Credits)


Senior


Total Credits: 120


The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at http://Catalog.widener.edu.

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