The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management program has been growing and developing with the industry since its inception in 1975. While an understanding of the technical aspects of construction is extremely important, it is also essential that construction professionals become proficient in management and leadership skills.
The Construction Management program is the only undergraduate degree in the area accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The ACCE is a leading global advocate of quality construction education, and continually updates comprehensive standards for higher education programs in construction. ACCE accredits programs meeting these standards through a rigorous, formal process of peer review.
As a student in the Construction Management program, you will receive broad academic, technical, business, and construction management courses that are designed to produce well-rounded construction professionals.
The curriculum provides an interdisciplinary education, including core courses in:
- Structural behavior
- Business administration
- Written and verbal communication
- Structural systems
- Construction methods
All phases of operation and management of the construction organization are addressed, including cost estimation, quality control, financial control, and project control. To satisfy liberal arts and free elective requirements, students may choose from a wide range of subjects in the social sciences and humanities.
The BS in Construction Management program offers a concentration in Real Estate. The Real Estate concentration which is completed within the B.S. in Construction Management requires six courses, which is a total of 18 credits. The aim of real estate courses is to provide the students with the necessary knowledge and skill sets required to create and maintain built environment for living, working, and entertainment purposes.
For more detailed information such as a sample plan of study and course descriptions, please visit the Drexel University Catalog.
To apply for the BS in Construction Management, please visit the Drexel Undergraduate Admissions page.