Oct 23, 2020  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Residential Construction Management, BS


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About the Program

Construction managers in the residential construction field focus on more than building a home. They manage schedules, market their services, and negotiate with home buyers and with contractors. People skills are an important trait for these professionals in addition to understanding the building process. From estimating to scheduling and from contractor coordination to material selection, you will build a strong foundation of knowledge to be successful in the industry.

Residential Construction Management Website

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Residential Construction Management  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

PIBCM-BS-RCM
120 Credits
“C‐” or better required in all major courses and all courses that are a prerequisite to a BCM course

Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (58 credits)


Electives (1 credit)


University Core Requirements


Program Requirements


Accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

14 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


15 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • Global Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Residential Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 ** see list
  • Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Communication Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Notes


*Satisfies a University Core Requirement

Students must earn a “C-” or better in all BCM courses and all prerequisites for BCM courses.

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

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)

Degree Requirement


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

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Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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