Eastern Michigan University's undergraduate construction management program is designed to prepare you to work at entry and mid-level management in the industry. EMU has developed the program in conjunction with experts from the construction industry and following guidelines established by major construction associations.
Successful graduates of this program will learn technical and business skills necessary to obtain employment in estimating/bidding, project management, site surveying, construction safety and construction project administration.
EMU’s Bachelor of Science in Construction Management is fully accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).
Number of Credits
- 67 credits are required for this degree.
Program of Study
The construction management program has articulation agreements with Monroe County Community College, Oakland Community College and Washtenaw Community College. By following one of these articulation guides, EMU construction management students may complete all requirements for graduation by attending EMU–Livonia or by taking online/hybrid classes. View articulation guides. EMU–Livonia courses are offered during the evening on a rotating basis.
If desired, you may choose to focus in heavy/highway construction or mechanical/electrical/plumbing construction.
Depending on the articulation guide being used, many of the following courses are required:
- CNST 201 Construction Systems (3)
- CNST 202 Construction Materials (3)
- CNST 206 Surveying (3)
- CNST 213 Construction Safety (3)
- CNST 229 Analysis of Commercial Prints (3)
- CNST 302 Contract Doc, Reg and Specs (3)
- CNST 303 Electrical, Mechanical and Equip Systems (3)
- CNST 304 Estimating & Bidding (3)
- CNST 361 Planning and Scheduling (3)
- CNST 387 Cooperative Education (3)
- CNST 403 Production Control (2)
- CNST 406 Construction Law (2)
- CNST 412 Fundamentals of Structural Design (3)
- CNST 436 Heavy Highway Construction Contracting (3)
- CNST 440 LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations (3)
- CNST 450 Fundamentals of Construction Management (3)
- CNST 426 Electrical/Mechanical Construction Applications
- CNST 427 Industrial Construction
- CNST 437 Environmental Contruction Contracting
- CNST 438 Land Development
For More Information
James Stein, Ed.D., Program Coordinator
Construction Management Program
Eastern Michigan University
206 Roosevelt Hall
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
734.487.2490 | Fax: 734.487.7087