Building Construction Management Bachelor of Science
Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction Management
This program emphasizes the business and management aspects of construction, preparing graduates for upper-level management positions and management of large complex projects. It provides the skills necessary to carry out a construction project from conception to completion, which include maximizing human resource potential and monitoring and controlling, time, cost and quality.
Construction and building design firms have hired graduates of this program. Possible job opportunities include construction managers, project managers, field engineers, estimators, schedulers, and superintendents.
Program Educational Objectives
- The BBCM program prepares students for management-level positions in construction and building design firms, as well as for graduate-level coursework, including in Wentworth’s Master of Science in Construction Management program.
- Students leave with the skills necessary to carry out a construction project from conception to completion, which include maximizing human resource potential and monitoring and controlling, time, cost and quality.
- Graduates of this program are prepared to pursue such positions as construction manager, project manager, field engineer, estimator, scheduler, and superintendent.
- According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction managers’ median annual salary in Massachusetts was approximately $101,250 in 2012; nationally, the occupation is projected to grow at a faster than average rate of 16% through 2020.
Total credits for degree: 128
|BLDG1050||CONTRACTS & CODES||4|
|BLDG1900||BASIC BUILDING SERVICES||4|
|BLDG2000||STRUCTURAL DESIGN I||4|
|BLDG2600||TESTING OF MATERIALS||2|
|BLDG3200||CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SCHEDULING||4|
|BLDG3450||CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COST ANALYSIS||4|
|BLDG3600||CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT THEORY||4|
|BLDG3700||CONSTRUCTION SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT||3|
|BLDG4250||FINANCING CONSTRUCTION PROJECT||4|
|BLDG5500||SENIOR PROJECT IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT||4|
|MGMT3050||LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT||4|
|General Education Requirements|
|ENGL2050||LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION||3|
|MATH1005||COLLEGE MATHEMATICS A||3|
|MATH1035||COLLEGE MATHEMATICS B||3|
|MATH1065||COLLEGE MATHEMATICS C||3|
|Science Elective/Physics B||3|