Mar 22, 2018  
2017-2018 University Catalog 
2017-2018 University Catalog

Construction Management, BS

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About the Program

From the world’s tallest building to the home being constructed down the block, all construction projects need leadership and management expertise. In Purdue’s construction management program, you’ll gain skills to be a leader in the growing global construction industry. You’ll learn what it takes to successfully build all kinds of projects from idea to completion. The curriculum can prepare you to be a future executive in this increasingly fast-paced and high-tech sector.

Construction Management Website

Degree Requirements

120 Credits Required

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (48 credits)

Electives (12 credits)

  • Free - Credit Hours: 12.00 (Pass/No Pass Option)

University Core Requirements

  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.

Prerequisite Information:

For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.

Additional Degree Requirements

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Program Requirements

Accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

14 Credits

16 Credits

16 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

15 Credits

16 Credits

Fall 4th Year

15 Credits

Spring 4th Year

13 Credits


*Satisfies a University Core Requirement

“C-” or better is required in all major courses and all courses that are a prerequisite to a CM course.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Any course taken at Purdue can be attempted no more than three times (inclusive of W, WF, WN, and IF)

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