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CM Program Mission

The CM Program is committed to excellence in construction education, research and service.  We prepare men and women for productive and rewarding careers managing construction projects from conception to completion and beyond.  Through our sound curricula, experienced faculty, and cooperative program, we develop our students’ technical and managerial knowledge, leadership skills, ethical, social and environmental accountability required to be successful in their professional careers.  Our faculty strives to use the best teaching pedagogies. Our faculty members stay current with new technical developments and are committed to advancing the construction industry by creating new knowledge through research and scholarly activities.

 

CM Program Educational Objectives

EO 1.        

Immediately upon graduation, CM graduates have both the theoretical knowledge and professional practice experience that makes them more valuable to employers and increases their qualifications and opportunities for more responsible entry-level career positions.

EO 2.        

CM graduates are capable of engaging and leading others to successful completion of construction projects.

EO 3.        

CM graduates are capable of pursuing successful careers in construction that lead to executive and leadership positions in the construction industry.

EO 4.        

CM graduates are committed to continuous learning that will enable them to adapt to changing technological and economic circumstances

EO 5.        

CM graduates are devoted to their professions and committed to fulfilling their ethical, social, and environmental responsibilities

 

CM Program Learning Outcomes

PLO 1.

A graduate of this program shall have demonstrated their ability to apply what they learned in the classroom to professional practice during their co-op assignments.

PLO 2.    

A graduate of this program shall have acquired the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and analytic and critical thinking skills for the purpose of identifying, formulating and solving construction problems.

PLO 3.    

A graduate of this program shall have acquired an understanding of the analysis and design of structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems for buildings for the purpose of effectively coordinating the design and managing the installation of these systems.

PLO 4.     A graduate of this program shall have acquired an understanding of construction means and methods and an ability to effectively manage project personnel, materials, equipment and cost.

PLO 5.     A graduate of this program shall have acquired business and management skills necessary to run construction projects and organizations.

PLO 6.     A graduate of this program shall have acquired the ability to communicate effectively.

PLO 7.    

A graduate of this program shall have acquired an understanding of the constructor’s role as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and an ability to function effectively on teams.

PLO 8.    

A graduate of this program shall have acquired an ability to research and apply modern techniques, skills and tools for managing construction projects.

PLO 9.    

A graduate of this program shall have acquired the ability to pursue life-long learning for continuous personal and career development.

PLO 10. 

A graduate of this program shall have acquired an understanding of their professional, ethical, social and environmental responsibilities

PLO 11. 

A graduate of this program shall have acquired a respect for diversity and knowledge of contemporary professional, environmental, societal and global issues.

Academic Quality plan and Program Assessment Tool

 

CM Program Assessment Results and Implementation 2013-2014