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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017


Construction Project Management

A. James Clark School of Engineering
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall, 301-405-0234

School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Architecture Building, 301-405-8000

A minor in Construction Project Management will prepare students for employment in one of the many careers related to the built environment, such as project management, architectural engineering, design and commercial construction.  Students will learn how to manage multiple phases of operation and management in the construction process including building information modeling, cost estimating, project scheduling, construction financing and planning.  The Construction Project Management minor is ideal for students in Architecture, Engineering and similar fields.  This minor is designed to give students a competitive advantage when applying for a job in the construction industry.

Admissions Requirements
This Minor is only available to undergraduate students in the A. J. Clark School of Engineering and the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation who have earned at least 60 credit hours (Junior standing) and have a Maryland GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Process
Interested students must complete an application to the Minor and get approval from his/her Major advisor and the CPM Minor advisor for his/her school.  Students can get an application from his/her Major advisor or go to: http://pm.umd.edu/program/cpm-minor/ for an online copy.
Engineering – CPM Minor Advisor- Dr. Qingbin Cui: cui@umd.edu
Architecture – CPM Minor Advisor - Heidi Bulich: hbulich@umd.edu

Course Requirements
The Minor in Construction Project Management consists of 15 credit hours.  Students must complete 5 of the following courses with a grade of "C-" or better and have a minimum 2.0 GPA for the minor.  Students must also complete an internship in the construction industry.

When are the required courses offered?

 Core Courses

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

ENCE 325 - Introduction to Construction Project Management

C

 

     C

 

ENCE 423 – Project Planning, Estimating & Scheduling

C

 

     C

 

ENCE 424 – Communication for Project Managers

C

 

     C

Online

ENCE 426 – Construction Documentation and BIM Applications in Engineering and Construction

or

ARCH 472– Building Information Modeling Communication and Collaboration

 

C

 

     C

 

Electives – Choose 1

 

 

 

 

ENCE 420 – Selection & Utilization of Construction Equipment

C

 

   

 

ENCE 421 – Legal Aspects of Architectural & Engineering Practice

 

 

     C

 

ENCE 422 – Project Cost Accounting & Economics

C

 

     C

   Online

ARCH 430 – Measuring Sustainability in Architecture

C

 

    

 

ARCH 462 – Methods & Materials of Building Construction

C

 

 

 

ARCH 467 – Integrated Project Delivery

 

 

 

 

 

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