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Construction Management Concentration - Engineering Management (BS)

Sound managerial decisions are critical to successful construction projects that are finished on time and on budget. CBU offers a:

  • Construction Management Concentration within the Engineering Management major
  • Construction Management minor

Program Highlights

Choice in Engineering Focus

The Engineering Management major is a great option if you discover, during your study of engineering, that you are most interested in the management aspects of engineering. You'll build a strong foundation in engineering knowledge, then develop the skills you need to manage people and processes in engineering.

Internships with Major Corporations

An internship during your study provides you with first-hand management experience. CBU Construction Management students have the opportunity to intern with the following companies:

  • Allen & Hoshall
  • Fisher Arnold
  • Flintco
  • Linkous Construction
  • MMC Materials
  • Process Systems, Inc.
  • Risk Strategies
  • Tri-State Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Contractors

What You’ll Study

The Construction Management Concentration requires 122 credit hours. You’ll take CBU general education and liberal arts courses, plus courses in:

  • Civil engineering
  • Statics
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Geomatics
  • Construction materials
  • Construction estimating and cost control
  • Heavy construction equipment
  • Codes and provisions
  • Land development

The academic catalog lists all course requirements for this program.

Construction Management Minor

The Construction Management minor requires you to complete the following courses in addition to your major degree requirements:

  • 2 construction management courses
  • 1 construction engineering course
  • 3 business courses


Graduates of the Construction Management program are prepared to work in many different environments where management contributes to the success of construction projects. You’ll be prepared for a career as a:

  • Project manager
  • Field Superintendent
  • Estimator
  • Planning and Scheduling


Engineering faculty will guide you through your program and give you help and support.

Is Construction Management for You?

The Construction Management Concentration combines two sets of skills. You’ll excel in this field if you:

  • Adapt quickly to new information or situations
  • Communicate well verbally and in written communications
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Can delegate well to others
  • Possess strong math skills
  • Have an aptitude for engineering and construction

Related Programs

You may be interested in another CBU program:

Five Year BS/MSEM Program

The School of Engineering also offers an accelerated five-year BS/MSEM program that allows you to combine a bachelor of science (technical) with a master of science (management) degree that you can complete in five years.

Contact Us

Gene McGinnis, Associate Professor and Construction Management Concentration Coordinator,, (901) 321-3279

Next Steps

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