Nov 29, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Construction Management, B.S.

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Engineering Technology Department

Nirajan Mani    
Professors Associate Professors Assistant Professors
Sanjay Kaul Soumitra Basu Patricia Kio
Wayne Whitfield Nirajan Mani Hong Yu
  Abdel Gabar Mustafa  

The Engineering Technology Department offers three degree programs and six concentrations as follows:

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Science & Technology (120 semester hours) with concentrations in Technology/Engineering Education 5-12 Licensure, Technology/Engineering Education Industry Training
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (120 semester hours)
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (120 semester hours) with concentrations in Architecture, Electronics Engineering Technology, Energy Management Engineering Technology, and Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Construction Management Program (120 cr hrs)

The program focuses on the hands-on application, implementation and managment of science and technology.  Students apply their learned competencies to manage processes and systems.  The program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree (120 credit hours).

Construction Management Program Objectives

The Construction Management Program focuses on the application of technical knowledge and management sciences. Students apply their learned competencies to manage processes and systems to ensure successful completion of construction projects.


The mission of the program is to prepare students to succeed in the construction management profession by providing them with essential technical, managerial, and communication skills and practical experiences.

Program objectives:

  • To educate students by providing a comprehensive curriculum to meet the needs of the construction industry.
  • To promote professional opportunities and pursue life-long learning through continuing education and advanced degree in construction management and related fields.
  • To develop individuals who are innovative and collaborative in problem solving, have high ethical standards, and are responsible for a sustainable future.

Construction Management Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be:

  1. Able to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the construction management discipline.
  2. Able to formulate or design a system, process, procedure, or program to meet desired needs.
  3. Able to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions
  4. Able to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  5. Able to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  6. Able to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.
  7. Apply surveying techniques for construction layout and control
  8. Able to create a construction project safety plan, cost estimation, project schedules, and construction project documents
  9. Able to analyze methods, materials, and equipment used in the construction project and make professional decisions based on ethical and legal perspectives
  10. Demonstrate the knowledge of project delivery methods and design, build & manage construction projects

Designated Liberal Arts and Science Courses

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