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The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree with an area of study in Construction is designed for those working in the construction industry. A total of 18 Area of Study credits must be from 300/400 level courses. The BS degree with an area of study in Construction Science is a 120 credit program.

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
    SOS-110: Critical Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 8
E. Mathematics 3
F. General Education Electives 16
II. Area of Study: Construction 45
A. Blue Print Reading 3
B. Strength of Materials or Construction Materials 3
C. Safety and Health 3
D. Building and Construction Codes 3
E. Project Management (MAN-435) 3
F. Contracting 3
G. Cost Estimating  3
H. Construction Electives
  • Construction Techniques, Methods and Practices
  • Heavy Construction
  • Energy Efficiency and Power Distribution
  • Green Technology Applications
  • Foundations/Strucural Design/Analysis
  • Structural Steel Design, Installation and Construction
  • Reinforced Concrete Design/Installation
  • Wood Design and Construction
  • HVAC Systems – Fabrication, Installation and Maintenance
  • Building Systems (Electrical/Mechanical)
  • Historic Preservations and Rehabilitations
  • Statics
  • Applied Quality Management
  • Other Related Courses
L. AST: Current Trends and Applications 3
III. Electives 15
Total Credits 120
Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BS degree with an area of study in Clinical Laboratory Science and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 17
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
  • Intermediate Algebra and above
  • Higher Level Math above Intermediate Algebra
  • Physics I or Chemistry I with Lab
  • Physics II or Chemistry II with Lab

APS-610 Cost Estimation and Financial Management for Engineers and Technologists will be adapted to be an undergraduate course.

How Students Earn Credit in the Area of Study: Students whose areas of study are not complete at the time of enrollment either use Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) or classroom work to complete their areas of study.

Note: Courses listed in the Area of Study are offered as a guide. Other courses may also be considered appropriate for the program. The inclusion of similar courses must be reviewed by the Evaluation team. Students must submit their program plan for review to ensure that course selection is appropriate for the degree.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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