Construction Management B.S.
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
The Construction Management program’s mission is dedicated to creating graduates who are knowledgeable, well rounded professionals capable of meeting the future needs of the construction industry. The program prepares students for professional leadership and instills the impetus for lifelong learning. The curriculum stresses management expertise, technical knowledge, business acumen and understanding of the strategic and diverse interests among project stakeholders. Values imbedded in the curriculum support creative problem solving, emerging technologies, sustainable practices and ethical principles. Formal education is linked to practical experience, creating alumni who are skilled planners and managers of construction projects from concept to completion.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Graduates of the Construction Management Program will be able to apply the knowledge from their construction management education to prepare a proposal that includes the following
- Project Schedule
- Project Estimate
- Site Logistics Plan
- Site Safety Plan
- Shall achieve professional level competency in the following:
- Communication Skills
- Engineering Concepts
- Materials, Methods, and Project Modeling and Visualization
- Bidding and Estimating
- Budgeting, Costs, and Cost Control
- Planning, Scheduling, and Schedule Control
- Construction Safety
- Construction Geomatics
- Project Administration
- Will have the skills commensurate with those required to secure an entry-level position within the construction profession.
- Be capable of collaborating with members of a team
- Possess a passion for lifelong learning
The Construction Management program’s mission is dedicated to creating graduates that are knowledgeable, well rounded professionals capable of meeting the future needs of the construction industry. The program prepares students for professional leadership and instills the impetus for lifelong learning. The curriculum stresses technical knowledge, business acumen, and understanding of the strategic and diverse interests among project stakeholders. Values embedded in the curriculum support creative problem solving, emerging technologies, sustainable practices, and ethical principles. Formal education is linked to practical experience, creating alumni who are skilled planners and managers of construction projects from concept to completion.
As part of the Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development (PSPD), the Pratt Construction Management Program is unique in its opportunity for enriched study, potentially leading to careers in real estate development, as well as expertise in sustainability and preservation.
Professional Elective courses are available through the graduate programs in the PSPD (with prior permission of the Construction Management Chair), as well as in Construction Management, Undergraduate Architecture, and Undergraduate Interior Design. Students entering the program with prior professional experience may be eligible for up to 30 credits of advanced standiing.
Math Placement: All students must take and pass the on-line math placement exam prior to registering for MSCI-300 Calculus I. This test can be taken by loging on to my.pratt with your one-key and clicking on the LMS tab or by using the following link https://lms.pratt.edu/course/view.php?id=40387
You should see the course "Math Placement Exam", click on the course and follow the instructions.
Requirements for BS Construction Management, 2012
Semester 1Complete these courses.
CM-111 Construction Graphics
CM-131 Construction: Wood & Masonry
HMS-101B Introduction to Literary and Critical Studies for Architects I
MSCI-300 Calculus I
COMPLETE 3 CREDITS OF SS/PHIL
Semester 2Complete these course.
CM-112 Architectural Drawing
CM-132 Construction: Concrete & Steel
HMS-103A Introduction to Literary and Critical Studies
TAKE 3 CREDITS OF SS/PHIL
MSCI-301 Calculus II
MSCI-280 Environmental Science for Construction Management
Semester 3Complete these courses.
CM-231 Structural Design Methods I
CM-233 Mechanical and Electrical Equipment I
CM-201 Introduction to Construction Management
CH-300 World Civilizations I
COM-301 Reports And Correspondence
PHYS-131 Physics I
Semester 4Complete these courses.
CM-232 Structural Design Methods II
CM-234 Mechanical & Electrical Equipment II
CM-242 Construction Surveying
HMS-261A Introduction to Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication
PHYS-132 Physics II
CH-400 World Civilizations II
Semester 5Complete these courses plus 6 credits of Liberal Arts Electives.
CM-321 Project Controls I
CM-341 Design Theory Design Theory
CM-343 Construction Cost Analysis
Semester 6Complete these courses plus 9 credits Liberal Arts Elective.
CM-342 Design Analysis
CM-344 Value Management
CM-322 Project Controls II
Semester 7Complete these courses plus 3 credits Professional Elective and 6 credits of Liberal Arts Electives.
CM-401 Construction Management I
CM-461 Building Codes and Zoning
CM-471 Construction Law
Semester 8Complete this course plus 6 credits Liberal Arts Elective and 2 credits of Professional Electives.
CM-402 Construction Management II Practical Construction Management
CM-499 Capstone Project
HMS-497A Thesis Writing