MS Construction Management concentration
Construction Management Core (18 hours)
- AEM 801 - Economics for Lean Operations
- AEM 804 - Project Management
- CON 827 - New Construction Entity
- CON 828 - LEED Principles and Procedures
- CON 829 - Construction Portfolio Management
- TEC 830 - Creative Problem Solving
Example Supporting Courses (6 hours)
AND Synthesis Experience (6 hours)
Exit Requirement (0 hours)
- GRD 868b - MS Applied Engineering and Technology Management Oral Comprehensive Exam
Total Program Requirements: 30 hours
(3) A. 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.
(3) A. 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.
(3) A. Prerequisite: departmental approval. Elements of managing projects including the use of modern project management software.
(3) A. Prerequisite: departmental approval. Concepts and applications of analytical models in decision-making. Includes general concepts of models and simulation, linear programming, transportation and assignment, forcasting and network flow in determining optional industrial strategies.
(3) A. 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.
(3) A. Prerequisite: 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.
(3) A. A study focused on establishing a new construction entity, which includes: selecting company type, establishing professional relationships, fulﬁlling federal/state mandates, developing a marketing plan and establishing a risk mitigation strategy.
(3) A. A study focused on understanding of the requirements and procedures for obtaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) professional accreditation.
(3) A. Prerequisites: Departmental approval. 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.
(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.
(3) A. A study of research and research methods as they apply in technological fields. Involves the development of a review of literature, a research proposal, and the use of descriptive and inferential statistics.