Construction Management B.S.


The faculty and staff provide the opportunity for all construction management students to develop state-of-the-art knowledge and skills through student-centered education and hands on projects. Our program focuses on Leadership, Teamwork, and Professionalism. Student lead professional organizations, with faculty guidance, provide Construction Management services to the University and the community.


The department will be a leader in construction management education through state-of-the-art techniques incorporated in the curriculum through involvement with current construction management societies and professionals in the region. Upon graduation, our students will be able to excel in the global construction management community. We will be recognized for providing leaders in the industry, government, and society.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Graduates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to become construction and project management leaders assuming responsibility for multidisciplinary construction project teams, client focused construction, asset management; and ethical decision making in construction management practice.
  2. Graduates continue to grow intellectually and professionally through participation in professional society activities, continuing construction manager education, graduate studies, and/or self-study during their professional career.
  3. Graduates demonstrate effective oral, written, and graphical communication skills to meet increasing professional demands.
  4. Graduates achieve professional level recognition in construction or project management.

Student Outcomes

At the time of graduation Construction Management students are expected to know and be able to:

  1. Identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline;
  2. Formulate or design a system, process, procedure of program to meet desired needs;
  3. Develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgement to draw conclusions;
  4. Communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  5. Understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts; and
  6. Function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty. 

Graduation Requirements

During a student’s first semester in the Construction Management program, a college of engineering advisor is assigned as the student’s academic advisor to work with the student in planning a program of study to complete degree requirements. Students are required to meet with their advisor prior to registering for courses for the next semester or summer session. Additionally, each Construction Management student will be assigned a Construction Management faculty member to serve as a mentor during their time at UT Tyler. The mentor will provide guidance related the student’s career path and navigating the Construction Management profession. Students are required to meet with their mentor at least once per academic year but are encouraged to meet more often as needed.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree, a student must

  1. earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses used to meet degree requirements,
  2. complete the general baccalaureate degree requirements of the University, and
  3. complete the Construction Management curriculum requirements specified in the following sections.

Suggested Four-Year Curriculum

Freshman Year

First Semester (16 hrs.)

ENGL 1301College Composition I [TCCN: ENGL 1301]

MATH 2312Precalculus [TCCN: MATH 2312]

HIST 1301United States History I [TCCN: HIST 1301]

Visual and Performing Arts


Second Semester (15 hrs.)

POLS 2306Introductory Texas Politics [TCCN: GOVT 2306]

PHYS 1301College Physics I [TCCN: PHYS 1301]

PHYS 1101College Physics I Laboratory [TCCN: PHYS 1101]

ENGR 1204Engineering Graphics I [TCCN: ENGR 1204]

MATH 1342Statistics [TCCN: MATH 1342]

ENGL 1302College Composition II [TCCN: ENGL 1302]

Sophomore Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

POLS 2305Introductory American Government [TCCN: GOVT 2305]

CENG 2336Geomatics

ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting [TCCN: ACCT 2301]

CMGT 2302Introduction to Construction Management

CMST 1315Introduction to Public Speaking [TCCN: SPCH 1315]

Second Semester (16 hrs.)

CMGT 2303Construction Materials and Methods

BLAW 3301Business Law and Social Responsibility

ECON 2301Principles of Macroeconomics [TCCN: ECON 2301]

PHIL 2306Introduction to Ethics [TCCN: PHIL 2306]

CMGT 3104Graphical Tools for Design and Modeling of Infrastructure

HIST 1302United States History II [TCCN: HIST 1302]


HIST 1303History of Technology and Innovation in U.S. Society since 1865

Junior Year

First Semester (15 hrs.)

CMGT 3305Applied Construction Management Program Principles and Practices

FINA 3311Principles of Finance

MANA 3311Fundamentals of Management

CMGT 3365Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems

CMGT 3311Construction Estimating

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

CMGT 3310Construction Structural Systems I

CMGT 3320Soils and Foundations in Construction

CMGT 4335Construction Law and Ethics

CMGT 3348Construction Safety

CMGT 3312Advanced Estimating

Senior Year

First Semester (13 hrs.)

CMGT 4331Construction Scheduling

CMGT 4375Construction Administration and Economics

CMGT 3315Construction Structural Systems II

CMGT 4370Construction Management Internship

CMGT 4195Construction Management Capstone I

Second Semester (15 hrs.)

CMGT 4313Construction Applications for Concrete

CMGT 4385Commercial Construction

CMGT 4395Construction Management Capstone

CMGT 4315Construction Applications for Steel