Construction Management Public Information
Construction Management ACCE Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education, ACCE.
Departmental Mission Statement
The mission of the Mechanical and Civil Engineering Department is to prepare graduate and undergraduate students to be successful professionals and leaders in global and local environments related to the work place in the industry, research, business, and management:
- by maintaining accredited undergraduate programs;
- by providing state-of-the-art curricula which are continuously improved through a thorough assessment of key student performance related metrics;
- by developing and maintaining research programs in focus areas that complement the above-stated educational mission of the department.
Degree Program Objectives for the B.S. in Construction Management Program
- Maintain American Council for Construction Education accreditation by having a successful reaccreditation visit in the Spring of 2023.
- Expand enrollment to 75 undergraduate students by 2024.
- Start a Construction Management master's degree program by 2020
- Place over 90% of students in construction-related jobs within 9 months of graduation.
- Grow the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) student chapter membership to at least 50 students.
- Participation in scholarly activities by faculty members an appropriate.
- Enhance the effectiveness of the program faculty by encouraging and supporting professional development in technical areas as well as teaching.
- Participate in at least one regional or national student completion each year.
Student outcomes for the B.S. in Construction Management program at Florida Tech
- Create written communications appropriate to the construction discipline.
- Create oral presentations appropriate to the construction discipline.
- Create a construction project safety plan.
- Create construction project cost estimates.
- Create construction project schedules.
- Analyze professional decisions based on ethical principles.
- Analyze construction documents for planning and management of construction processes.
- Analyze methods, materials, and equipment used to construct projects.
- Apply construction management skills as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Apply electronic-based technology to manage the construction process.
- Apply basic surveying techniques for construction layout and control.
- Understand different methods of project delivery and the roles and responsibilities of all constituencies involved in the design and construction process.
- Understand construction risk management.
- Understand construction accounting and cost control.
- Understand construction quality assurance and control.
- Understand construction project control processes.
- Understand the legal implications of contract, common, and regulatory law to manage a construction project.
- Understand the basic principles of sustainable construction.
- Understand the basic principles of structural behavior.
- Understand the basic principles of mechanical, electrical and piping systems.