Construction Management

The Construction Management concentration will be comprised of course work in construction management processes incorporating the technology and industry practices required to ensure a quality-built environment. Due to industry demands for increased numbers of skilled personnel, this concentration will provide much needed supplementary knowledge for architects, engineers and business majors as well as students who study sustainability.

Pre-requisite Courses for the concentration:

CON 243 Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods and Materials (3)
CON 252 Building Construction Methods, Materials and Equipment (3)


  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.

Core 12 hours

CON 244 Working Drawing Analysis (2)

CON 271 Construction Safety (3) (Credit is allowed for only CON 271 or CNE 271)

CON 383 Construction Estimating (4) (Prerequisite(s): Construction BS major: CON 243 and 252 OR Construction Engineering BSE major: CON 243; Credit is allowed for only CON 383 or CNE 383)

CON 453 Construction Project Management I (3) (Prerequisite(s): Construction BS or Construction Engineering BSE major; CON 271 or CNE 271 and CON 383 or CNE 383 with C or better; Corequisite(s): CON 495 or CNE 495; Credit is allowed for only CON 453 or CNE 453)
CON 487/494 Heavy Construction Project Management (Prerequisite(s): CON 243 (or CNE 243) with C or better; Credit is allowed for only CON 487 or 494 (Heavy Const Proj Mgmt)) This course(487) is offered in spring terms only.

Electives 6 hours Upper Division

CON 446 Marketing for Construction (3)  (Prerequisite(s): COM 225; CON 221 with C or better)

CON 448 Sustainable Construction (3) (Prerequisite: Senior standing; Credit is allowed for only CON 448, CON 494 or CON 598 (Sustainability in Construction)

CON 495 Construction Planning and Scheduling, CS (3) (Prerequisite(s): CON 383 or CNE 383; Credit is allowed for only CON 495 or CNE 495)

CON 496 Construction Contract Administration, L (3) (Prerequisite(s): Construction BS major with CON 453 or CNE 453 with C or better OR Construction Engineering BSE major with COM 225 with C or better and CON 453 or CNE 453 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only CON 496 or CNE 496)

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult for verification.









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