M.S. Construction Management Curriculum

Construction Management Core (18 hours)

Supporting Courses (6 hours)

AND Synthesis Experience (6 hours)

Exit Requirement (0 hours)

  • GRD 867c - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Written Comprehensive Exam

          OR

  • GRD 868b - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Oral Comprehensive Exam

Total Program Requirements: 30 hours


Course Descriptions

AEM 706 Productivity Assessment and Analysis

(3) A. Formerly INT 706. Prerequisite: AEM 202. A study of six sigma methodology and current practices with an emphasis on key quality drivers and statistical methods for world-class products and companies. Credit will not be awarded for both AEM and INT 706

AEM 801 Economics for Lean Operations

(3) A. Formerly INT 801. Prerequisite: ECO 230. Cost management, budgeting, accounting, capital planning, and other topics necessary for making effective economic decisions from a lean perspective. Quantitative methods and computer applications used to formulate decisions relating to operations. Credit will not be awarded for both AEM and INT 801

AEM 804 Project Management

(3) A. Formerly INT 804. Prerequisite: departmental approval. Elements of managing projects including the use of modern project management software. Credit will not be awarded for both AEM and INT 804.

AEM 805 Industrial Operations Research

(3) A. Formerly INT 805. Prerequisite: departmental approval. Concepts and applications of analytical models in industrial decision-making. Includes general concepts of models and simulation, mathematical programming, game theory, and sequential network logic in determining optional industrial strategies. Credit will not be awarded for both AEM and INT 805.

AEM 820 Industrial Technology Proposal

(3) A. Formerly INT 820. Prerequisite: departmental approval. An individually developed proposal related to a project typically encountered by a manager in a technical environment. The project proposal is to be approved by the student’s graduate advisor. Credit will not be awarded for both AEM and INT 820.

AEM 821 Industrial Technology Project

(3) A. Formerly INT 821. Prerequisite: AEM 820 or departmental approval. An individually developed project related to the solution of a typical problem encountered by a manager in a technical environment. The problem is to be approved by the student’s graduate advisor and the results presented in open forum. Credit will not be awarded for both AEM and INT 821.

CON 827 New Construction Entity

(3) A. Prerequisites: AEM 801 and TEC 830. A study focused on establishing a new construction entity, which includes: selecting company type, establishing professional relationships, fulīŦlling federal/state mandates, developing a marketing plan and establishing a risk mitigation strategy.

CON 828 LEED Principles and Procedures

(3) A. Prerequisite: Departmental Approval. A study focused on understanding of the requirements and procedures for obtaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional accreditation.

CON 829 Construction Portfolio Management

(3) A. Prerequisites: AEM 801 and 804. A study for seasoned project managers responsible for complex projects and/or portfolios of construction projects. From charrette to managing project execution, enterprise-wide project management principles will be examined.

TEC 830 Creative Problem Solving

(3) A. A review and analysis of basic and applied research in the development of creative behavior with emphasis on its application to teaching/training and industrial problem solving. Students will be expected to complete a term project showing their creative abilities.

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