Program Educational Objectives
Within a few years of graduation, students holding a baccalaureate degree in Construction Management from the University of Cincinnati should attain one or more of the following objectives:
- Begin a successful career as a Construction Manager in a construction/contracting firm, a design firm, a government agency or laboratory, or for a project owner.
- Use the Construction Management Degree as a basis for continuing education which would lead to a career in business, education, law, science, or another discipline of engineering.
- Use the Construction Management Degree as a basis for scholarly research and development and/or entrepreneurial endeavors.
- Demonstrate competency in Construction Management through promotions and/or positions of increasing responsibility.
- Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning through graduate education and/or continuing education.
- Demonstrate a commitment to civic responsibility and ethics through participation in civic or charitable groups.
Currently, we use the outcomes which are the standard ABET Applied and Natural Sciences Accreditation Commission required outcomes for engineering programs:
- an ability to 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.
- an ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure or program to meet desired needs.
- an ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions.
- an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- an ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
- an ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.