Courses

Courses in Construction Management and Architectural, Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

In general, courses are offered only in the term that is indicated in the course description. However, courses may be offered in other terms if sufficient student demand exists and if qualified instructors are available.

CNMG 1085 Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Seminar

This non-credit seminar is required for all undergraduate students majoring in construction management, architectural and construction engineering, civil and construction engineering, and environmental engineering. The seminar meets once per month, up to five times per semester, and provides students with opportunities for professional development and social interaction. Activities will include learning about student organizations and student competitions, hearing guest speakers from industry and government, learning about employment opportunities, attending senior design project final presentations, and social events. One hour per month. Zero credit hours. Fall and Spring..

CNMG 1101 First-Year Colloquium in Construction

An introduction to construction engineering and construction management, along with goal setting, time management, and the on- and off-campus resources needed for success at UALR. Hands-on activities and group projects explore various concepts in construction. Satisfies the UALR First Year Colloquium requirement. Two hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 1201 The Construction Industry

Introduction to the construction industry and the career opportunities available within residential, building, heavy civil, and industrial construction. The different roles of the various participants are examined along with industry history and traditions. Proper dress and safety requirements for office and field site visits discussed. Includes guest speakers, field trips, and project site visits. One hour lecture, three hours lab. Two credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 1305 Drawings and Specifications

Introduction to basic construction drawings and specification interpretation. Emphasis on construction drawings and blueprint reading, CSI specifications and master format, project manual, shop drawings, as-built drawings, and proper construction terminology. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 1385 Infrastructure, Environment, and Society

This course examines the relationships between the natural environment, the built environment, and society. By studying the civil infrastructure that provides shelter, clean air and water, and transportation systems for people and cargo, the disciplines and subdisciplines of architectural, environmental, civil, and construction engineering are introduced. Students deliver oral presentations and listen to and critique the presentations of others. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 2313 Construction Materials and Methods

Concurrent prerequisite: CNMG 1305. Introduction to specifications, standards, codes, quality control, and quantity survey as they pertain to the execution of selected construction materials. Topics include site work, concrete, masonry, steel, rough and finish carpentry, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, and specialties. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 2314 Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Systems

Concurrent prerequisite: CNMG 1305. Introduction to functions of service systems within a modern structure. Includes heating, ventilating, air-conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, fire protection, electrical, and conveying systems. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 2316 Construction Surveying with Lab

Prerequisite: CNMG 1305, and MATH 1303 or 1401. Introduction to the principles of construction surveying, project layout, and field performance and surveying equipment management. Topics will include use and care of surveying instruments, directions, angles, surveying calculations, errors, and computations of areas and volumes. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 2318 Building Information Modeling

Prerequisite: CNMG 1305. The course will focus on utilizing basic functions of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for residential and commercial construction. During the course, students will examine geometry, spatial relationships, geographic information, quantities and properties of building components. Students will create virtual models of buildings that can be used for quantity take offs. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 2330 Introduction to Sustainability

This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the concept of sustainability and the greatest sustainability challenges of our time related to natural, social, built, and managed systems. Students will study each module in class, prepare a research presentation related to one topic module, and participate in a community engagement service learning project related to one module. The course will challenge students to take action toward increased personal sustainability and responsibility. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross-listed as MGMT 2330 and POLS 2330. Offered on demand.

CNMG 2333 Statics and Strength of Materials

Prerequisite: MATH 1303 or 1401. An analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics and strength of materials related to construction. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 2370 Engineering Statics

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in PHYS 2321. Concurrent prerequisite: MATH 2453. Static equilibrium of particles, equivalent systems of forces, equilibrium of rigid bodies, centroids and centers of gravity, analysis of structures, dry friction, and moments of inertia. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 2370. Fall only.

CNMG 2199, 2299, 2399 Special Topics in Construction

Prerequisites: consent of instructor based on relevance of subject matter to student career goals. Designed to meet special needs of students or industry to cover application of construction management or construction engineering to specific problems. Meets equivalent of one hour per week for each credit hour value. May be taken more than once for credit. One, two, or three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 3195 Community Service Projects

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and consent of instructor. Students will complete at least 40 hours of on- or off-campus community service on an approved project. Three hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 3302 Engineering Economy

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MATH 1311, 1342 or 1451. Introduction to engineering economic decisions for evaluating the worth of products, services, projects and systems; time value of money, economic equivalence concepts, comparison of investment alternatives, evaluating economic life and replacement analysis, inflation, depreciation and impact of taxes on engineering decisions, and economic risk analysis. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3301. Fall only.

CNMG 3312 Engineering Structural Analysis

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in MATH 2453 and CNMG 3376. Structural analysis of trusses, beams, frames, cables, and arches, including determinate and indeterminate structures; deflections of beams and frames; introduction to stiffness methods and matrix analysis of structures. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3313 Civil Engineering Materials with Lab

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in CHEM 1402 or 1406, and in CNMG 3376. Properties of materials and materials science, including atomic structure and bonding, lattice structures and defects, grain structure, alloys, and phase diagrams. Construction engineering materials, including steel, aluminum, aggregates, Portland cement, concrete, masonry, asphalt, wood, and composites. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3321 Steel Construction

Prerequisite: CNMG 1305. Structural steel materials, shapes and uses; structural steel specifications and construction practices; structural steel fabrication and erection techniques, practices, and estimation; bolting, welding, and cutting of structural steel; construction techniques for stairs, bar joists and girders, tilt-ups, and steel deck; steel drawings, including set-up, design, detail, and erection drawings; estimating structural steel quantities and pricing. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 3322 Concrete Construction

Prerequisite: CNMG 2333. Provides an in-depth examination of the principles and applications of concrete construction. Study of process of placing ready mix concrete from batching to curing along with the design, analysis, and economics of formwork. Reinforcing steel, the ACI field technician applications, and the ACI Flatwork Technician Certification are also covered. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3324 Heavy Civil Construction

This course introduces construction management concepts applicable to heavy civil projects, such as highways, bridges, and water treatment plants. Topics include estimating, bidding, planning, scheduling, contract administration, and construction safety. The course emphasizes differences between the management of heavy civil construction projects and commercial building construction projects. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 3327 Field Engineering and Construction Equipment

Prerequisite: Junior standing or higher. Principles of construction project field supervision and construction equipment. Leadership, motivation, communications, problem solving, decision making, production control, quality control, and computerized reporting. Earth moving fundamentals, equipment ownership and operating costs, and equipment selection and usage. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 3339 Estimating I

Prerequisites: MATH 1303 or 1401, and CNMG 2313 and 2314. Theory and practice of construction project bidding and estimating. Topics include proposal solicitation and preparation, bidding strategy, estimate types and content, quantity survey, ethics, and an introduction to computer use in estimating. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 3347 Engineering Soil Mechanics with Lab

Prerequisites: CNMG 2333 or 3376. Introduction to soils and foundation engineering and construction soil mechanics technology. Students will study engineering properties of soils, soil field exploration procedures, soil test reports, soil compaction and stabilization construction methods, water movement in soils, moisture control and drainage procedures, in-situ stress distribution in shallow and deep soils, shear strength of clay, silt and sand soils and design of shallow building foundations. Students will perform ASTM soil testing to support the course content and generate laboratory technical reports for major laboratory tests performed during the course. Two hours lecture and two hours laboratory. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 3357 Introduction to Environmental Engineering with Lab

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in CHEM 1402 or 1406. Concurrent Prerequisite: MATH 3322. The study of the fundamental principles of environmental processes, pollution, and pollution control. Topics include mass transfer, water chemistry and microbiology, water and air pollution, and solid- and hazardous-waste management. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 3371 Engineering Dynamics

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 2370. Kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies; energy and momentum methods; mechanical vibrations and resonance; introduction to structural dynamics due to time-varying loads, such as wind and seismic loading. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3371. Offered on demand.

CNMG 3374 Hydraulic Engineering with Lab

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 2370. Properties of water; hydrostatics; water flow in pipes; pipelines and piping networks; water pumps; water flow in open channels; basic fluid mechanics measurement equipment and techniques. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 3376 Engineering Structural Mechanics

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 2370. The study of deformation in structural materials: stresses and strains due to tension, compression, torsion, and bending; internal shear forces and bending moments; stress and strain transformations; design of beams and analysis of beam deflections; buckling of columns; introduction to the deformation of structures. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only..

CNMG 3378 Engineering Thermodynamics

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in CHEM 1402, PHYS 2321, and MATH 1452. Properties of pure substances, thermodynamic processes, heat and work, the first law of thermodynamics, closed systems, enthalpy, open systems, the second law of thermodynamics, entropy, exergy, and an introduction to power and refrigeration cycles. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 3378. Spring only.

CNMG 4100, 4200, 4300 Independent Study

Prerequisite: junior standing or higher. Topic and method of procedure must have approval of the supervising faculty member. Four to six hours per week of work on the project for each hour of credit earned. The exact hourly commitment per week and credit hour value depends on the nature of the project and is agreed on in advance by the student and the instructor. With approval, may be repeated for up to six hours of credit. One, two, or three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4145 Professional Constructor Certification

Prerequisite: Restricted to students within 12 months of graduation. Description of American Institute of Construction (AIC) certification programs and preparation for Constructor Qualifying Examinations leading to certifications as Associate Constructor (AC) and Certified Professional Constructor (CPC). Students must pass the certification exam for AC or CPC to pass the course. Three hours lab. One credit hour. Spring only.

CNMG 4185 Professional Engineering Seminar

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in RHET 1312 or 1320, in CNMG 1385, and In either CNMG 4362 or 4371. Restricted to students within 12 months of graduation. Students learn about the importance of engineering licensure, gain an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility including principles of sustainability in design, enhance the ability to function on and lead a multidisciplinary team, and begin preliminary work on the senior design project, which continues in CNMG 4285. Students must pass the AC and FE exams to pass the course. Three hours lab. One credit hour. Fall only.

CNMG 4245 Construction Management Capstone

Prerequisites: Restricted to students in the final semester of the construction management program. A capstone course. Students develop and organize construction companies. Project contracts are awarded and contract administration is required. One hour lecture, three hours lab. Two credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4285 Engineering Design Project

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 4185. Restricted to students in the final semester of one of the engineering programs. Continuation of CNMG 4185. Prepare for engineering practice by designing a major architectural, environmental, or civil engineering project, based on knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work and incorporating appropriate engineering codes and standards, and multiple realistic constraints (e.g., economic, ethical, safety). One hour lecture, three hours lab. Two credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4310/5310 Construction Financial Management

Prerequisite: junior standing or higher. Concepts and principles of construction financial management: construction financial systems and transactions, financial statements, depreciation analysis, labor burden, overhead determination, bid profit margins, and profit center analysis. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4311/5311 Estimating II

Prerequisites: CNMG 3321, 3322, and 3339. Advanced applications and concepts of construction project estimating. Topics include computer aided estimating, correcting estimating errors, labor and equipment productivity, risk adjustment to price, pricing by asset utilization, mark-up, and ethics. Students compete in mock bids on different types of construction projects. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4313/5313 Construction Management Fundamentals

This course provides an overview of construction management fundamentals such as delivery systems, estimating, scheduling and administration.  It also covers construction practices such as safety, construction materials and methods, quality, and productivity. Topics include site work, concrete, masonry, steel, rough and finish carpentry, thermal and moisture protection, doors and windows, finishes, electrical and mechanical systems.  Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4315/5315 Construction Business Operations

Prerequisite: junior standing or higher. The course will identify and explore the tasks required for the successful operation of a construction company. Beginning with start-up, the course will study and participate in the operation of a medium size construction through a fiscal year. Course work will include daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual tasks. The course will cover portions of the Arkansas Contractor’s Licensing requirements. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4318/5318 Advanced BIM

Prerequisites: CNMG 2318. Building information modeling (BIM) functions will be used for complex commercial construction; topographic information of sites, project datum, quantities and properties of building components, building sustainability analysis, documenting projects, and detailing of MEP or structural designs; Rendering of exterior and interior views. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4321 Reinforced Concrete Design

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3312. Behavior and design of reinforced concrete elements, including beams, columns, slabs, footings, foundations, and retaining walls; introduction to prestressed concrete design. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4322 Building Structure Design

Prerequisites: CNMG 3321 or 4371, and CNMG 3322 or 4321. Introduction to design and analysis of steel and concrete building structures. Student will study beams, columns, and tension components including fasteners and welds constructed from high strength structural steel following the AISC Manual, during the first half of the course. Reinforced concrete design and analysis procedures for rectangular beams and slabs for bending and shear loads and axially loaded round and square long columns will be studied during the second half of the course. The provisions of the ACI Code will be followed. Concrete prestressed beam technology will be included as well as steel rebar development. Two hours lecture and two hours problem lab. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4323/5323 Construction Administration

Prerequisite: CNMG 4334. An introduction to construction project control and administration through computer applications. Topics include project team development, standard agreements, contract documents utilization, record keeping, submittals, subcontract management, purchasing, expediting, change orders, claims, progress payments, closeout, and internet-based project control. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 4325 Project Quality Control (QC) and Submittals

Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the final semester of the construction management program. Project scope identification, management, and control; scope breakdown and submittal management in the identification of quality control issues related to the estimate and scope procurement process. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4327/5327 Temporary Structures

Prerequisites: CNMG 3321 and 3322. The study of engineering standards, designs, practices, and procedures for erecting temporary structures used to facilitate construction. Topics include earth-retaining structures, slurry walls, dewatering, underpinning, scaffolding, formwork, falsework and shoring, bracing and guying for stability. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4329/5329 Construction Planning and Scheduling

Prerequisite: CNMG 3339. An in-depth study of the process of creating and monitoring a construction project schedule. Creation of project schedules on a variety of scheduling software. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 4334/5334 Construction Contracts and Law

Prerequisites: junior standing or higher. A study of construction contracts in relation to project delivery systems and the basic principles of construction law. Case studies are used to analyze selected areas that affect the construction process. Topics include standard agreements and conditions, negligence, risk, indemnities, modifications, mechanics lien, claims, dispute resolution, conflicts of interest, ethical consideration, and labor law. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 4342/5342 Construction Safety

Prerequisites: junior standing or higher. A study of the principles of construction safety management and OSHA 29 CFR PART 1926. The OSHA Construction Industry Training Course 500 topics covered in depth. Students develop a company safety plan and hazardous communications program, perform safety analysis, conduct safety meetings, and write accident investigation reports. Students complete the topic requirements for the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour Construction Safety and Health training card. Two hours lecture and two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall and Spring.

CNMG 4351 Foundation Design

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3347 and 4321. The major portion of the course is composed of selected geotechnical aspects of foundation design, including both shallow and deep foundations. Topics include: ultimate bearing capacity, allowable bearing capacity, consolidation settlement of shallow foundations, pile foundations for bearing and friction piles, lateral earth pressure and retaining wall design, foundation design on difficult soils, and specialty soil improvement and ground modification. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4354 Highway Engineering

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 2316. An introduction to highway engineering and traffic analysis. Topics include geometric design of highways, pavement design, traffic flow, highway capacity, level-of-service analysis, traffic control devices and safety, travel demand and traffic forecasting. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4357 Water and Wastewater Engineering

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in CNMG 3357 and 3374. An introduction to drinking water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection and treatment. Topics include coagulation; flocculation; softening; ion exchange; membrane filtration; sedimentation; filtration; disinfection; wastewater microbiology; primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment of wastewater; and residuals management. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4361/5361 Green Construction

Prerequisite: Junior standing or higher. Overview of design and construction delivery systems for high performance green buildings; relevant criteria and established guidelines; green standards; high performance green buildings and sustainability; vocabulary associated with sustainability and green buildings; physical limitations of materials. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4362 Water Resources Engineering

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in CNMG 3374 and ERSC 4372. Analysis and design of hydraulic facilities including water supply and distribution systems, stormwater and wastewater collection systems, pumps and turbines, open channels, culverts, and groundwater wells. Analysis of rainfall and river flow; surface and subsurface water storage. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4364 Air Pollution Engineering

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in CNMG 3357 and CHEM 1403. The study of the fundamental principles of air pollution, sources, effects, and management mechanisms. Discussion of air quality standards, regulations and criteria; meteorological factors and dispersion modeling. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4366 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3357. Overview of fundamental principles related to solid and hazardous waste management including collection, handling, costs and disposal. Discussion of rules, regulations and management systems for proper destruction, immobilization and control of solid and hazardous wastes. Evaluation of engineering systems to minimize costs and assessment of environmental impact of management system. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4368 Environmental Risk Assessment

Prerequisites: Grades of C or higher in BIOL 2401 and CNMG 3357. Concurrent Prerequisites: STAT 3352. Fundamentals of risk assessment, including ecological and human risk and applications in environmental engineering. Topics include hazard identification, dose response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterization. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Fall only.

CNMG 4369 Soil and Groundwater Remediation

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3357. Concurrent prerequisite: ERSC 4473. Overview of fundamental principles related to groundwater and soil remediation. Discussion of physical, chemical, and biological remediation technologies for contaminated groundwater and soil by in-situ and ex-situ applications. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4371 Structural Steel Design

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3312. Behavior and design of structural steel elements, including connectors, tension and compression members, columns, and braced and unbraced beams; members under combined forces; joints and connecting elements; connections. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Spring only.

CNMG 4379 Heat Transfer

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3374 or SYEN 4374. Concurrent prerequisite: MATH 3322. Steady and transient heat conduction; forced, natural, and multiphase convection; heat exchanger design and analysis; radiation heat transfer; mass transfer. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4379. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4380/5380 Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Engineering Fundamentals

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3378. Fundamentals of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) engineering; refrigeration cycles; psychrometrics; indoor air quality and ventilation; heating and cooling loads. Two hours lecture, two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross-listed as SYEN 4380. Spring only.

CNMG 4381/5381 Thermal Powerplant Engineering

Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in CNMG 3378. Thermodynamics of combustion and power cycles; internal combustion engines; steam turbine powerplants; gas turbine powerplants; combined cycle powerplants; introduction to alternative energy systems. Two hours lecture. Two hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4381. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4389/5389 Professional Engineering Licensure

Concurrent prerequisite: Senior standing or above and registration for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam. Legal, regulatory, and ethical issues related to the practice of engineering; preparation for engineering licensure examinations. Two hours lecture. Three hours lab. Three credit hours. Cross listed as SYEN 4389/5389. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4391 Cooperative Education

Prerequisites: junior standing or above, declared major in construction management or construction engineering, and cumulative GPA of at least 2.50; approval of assignment by department chairperson. Requires at least 200 contact hours on the job. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4395 Professional Development

Prerequisites: senior standing or above and consent of instructor. Partnerships between students and nonprofit community organizations will be established. Students use skills in construction management or construction engineering to assist with construction-related projects. Service hours will be established at the beginning of the course. Three credit hours. Offered on demand.

CNMG 4199/5199, 4299/5299, 4399/5399 Special Topics in Construction

Prerequisites: consent of instructor based on relevance of subject matter to student career goals. Designed to meet special needs of students or industry to cover application of construction management or construction engineering to specific problems. Meets equivalent of one hour per week for each credit hour value. May be taken more than once for credit. One, two, or three credit hours. Offered on demand.

 

Courses for Graduate Students Only

CNMG 7100/7200/7300 Independent Study

CNMG 7189 Internship

CNMG 7301 American Construction Industry

CNMG 7310 Building Codes I

CNMG 7311 Advanced Estimating

CNMG 7313 Estimating Practicum

CNMG 7318 BIM and 4D Simulation
Prerequisite: CNMG 4218 or equivalent. Advanced techniques of using Building Information Modeling (BIM) together with scheduling control to do 4D simulation. Potential applications of computer and information systems in construction industry. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 7325 Estimating Management

CNMG 7334 Bidding Law

CNMG 7345 Applied Construction Management
Prerequisites: CNMG 4211 and CNMG 5329 or equivalent, or consent of the instructor. This course discusses design, development, estimating, scheduling, contracting, and administering small construction projects, including extensive site and feasibility analyses. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 7376 International Construction Business Management
Construction contracting , with emphasis on international economics, marketing , contracts, design, and specifications. Issues of local construction techniques, construction marketing, international construction, sustainability, global economics, and influence on construction of local culture, traditions, architecture, history, and political climate. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 7385 Construction Management Graduate Project

CNMG 7399 Special Topics
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor. Selected advanced topics in construction. Three hours lecture. Three credit hours.

CNMG 8100, 8200, 8300, 8400, 8500, 8600 Construction Management Master’s Thesis
Prerequisites: graduate standing, completion of at least 18 graduate credit hours in the MS in construction management program, or consent of the thesis advisor. Scholarly investigation of
a selected problem in an area related to construction management culminating in a written thesis and an oral defense. A maximum of six hours may be applied toward the MS degree. Variable credit of one to six hours.