Major in Construction Management
Bachelor of Science Degree
The major in Construction Management (reference number 533) leads to a Bachelor of Science degree. A minor or second major is not required. The curriculum requires a total of 128.5 hours: (744.5 technical specialty hours, 46 hours of general education, plus 89 hours of other requirements.) Course requirements for the major are shown below.
Students should consult with an advisor in planning their four-year degree program. A four year plan of study (semester by semester) is outlined below and is available in the Departmental Office, ESTB 204.
Specialty Average Salary
Construction Manager $82,790
Installation & Repair Supervisor $62,540
Cost Estimators $58,860
Landscape Architects $64,180
You can see detailed course descriptions by clicking the WKU Course Search link to the right. In the dropdown box, choose the appropriate subject area and click "Go".
AMS 163: Architecture and Civilization
AMS 261: Construct Meth & Materials
AMS 262: Const. Methods & Materials Lab
AMS 271: Industrial Statistics
AMS 325: Survey of Building Systems
AMS 140: Intro to Occupational Safety
AMS 282: Architectural Structures
AMS 490: Senior Research
CM 346: Applied Soil Mech. & Foundations
CM 400: Construction Administration
CM 462: Construction Scheduling
CM 463: Construction Estimating & Bidding II
CM 337: Applied Strength of Materials
CM 363: Construction EST & Bidding I
CM 426: Construction Law
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