Construction Management Courses

CM 10, Introduction to Construction Management
Lec-17.5 P/NP Available

Overview of the Construction Management profession and the requirements for programs
of study. This course focuses on the scope and nature of work in Construction
Management, including professional roles, skills and responsibilities, career
opportunities, and higher education pathways.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 20, Introduction to Building Industry Projects
Lec-17.5 field trips P/NP Available

Overview of Building Industry projects and lessons learned. Provides more real-life experiences about professional roles, skills and responsibilities, career opportunities, and higher education pathways.

CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 100, Fundamentals of Construction Management
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Introduction to the basic concepts of construction project management including: the building design and construction process; proj ect participants, their roles and responsibilities. Areas of focus to include the application of the principles of contracts in relation to construction projects, estimating, scheduling and project control.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 110, Construction Graphics
Lec-35 Lab-70 P/NP Available

Introduction to basic graphic and communication skills and knowledge required to
effectively read and use drawings in the construction industry. Analysis of
drawings in the civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, and electrical fields
and their relationship to construction planning and estimating. Material quantity
surveying. Freehand sketching.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 240, Construction Cost Estimating
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CM 110 or demonstration of CM 110 exit skills

A study of the fundamental approaches to estimating the cost of building construction projects. Topics discussed include: types of construction estimates; the material takeoff process; the use of computers in estimating; total project estimating including direct costs, indirect costs, contingency and profit.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 244, Construction Scheduling
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: CM 240 or demonstration of CM 240 exit skills

Study of the basic concepts of construction scheduling: scheduling techniques with a focus on Critical Path Method; CPM schedule planning, scheduling, updating and analysis. Manual procedures in scheduling are followed by computer applications.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 248, Construction Project Administration
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: CM 100

Principles and practical applications of construction project administration with an emphasis on construction-phase services. Topics include: an overview of project administration throughout the phases of a construction project; the contractual and regulatory environment of construction projects; the development of a project procedures manual; computer-based project administration.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
CM 250, Building Industry Communications and Documents
Lec-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: BSEN 74

Introduction to the selection, applicability, and purpose of the different documents used in the Engineering and Construction Project Management Process. Theoretical concepts and practical applications including pre-construction, meetings, submittals, site visits, observations, inspections, quality assurance, and quality control.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable