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College of Engineering

Construction Management

Welcome to the website for the Department of Construction Management at Boise State University. Our program has been developing individuals to actively and successfully move into management within the construction industry for over 30 years.

2020-2021 Academic Catalog
Total Credits: 127-129

Download the CE-2020-2021-combined (pdf)

First Year – Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
CMGT 120 Intro. to Construction Management3
English Composition—FWENGL 101 3
MATH 160Survey of Calculus—FM4
UF 100Foundations of Intellectual Life3
Semester Total16-17

First Year – Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
CMGT 110Constructions Materials and Methods3
CMGT 111Constructions Materials and Methods Labs1
ENGL 102English Composition — FW3
PHYS 111General Physics I — FN4
FCOral Communications—FC 3
Semester Total17

Second Year – Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 205Financial Accounting3
CMGT 210Surveying2
CMGT 211Surveying Lab1
CMGT 245Drawing Specs & Codes3
PHYS 112General Physics II 4
UF 200Foundations of Ethics & Diversity3
Semester Total16

Second Year – Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
ACCT 206Managerial Accounting3
BUS 202Legal Environment of Business3
CMGT 201Construction Communications3
CMGT 310Statics & Mechanics of Materials4
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics—FS3
Semester Total16

Third Year – Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
(note 1) Management Elective3
FN (note 2)Natural Science—FN3-4
CMGT 350Mechanical and Electrical Installations4
CMGT 367Construction Estimating3
Semester Total13-14

Third Year – Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
BUSSTAT 207 (note 3)Statistics for Decision Making3
CMGT 420Introduction to Concrete & Steel Design 3
CMGT 374Construction Ops and Improvement 2
CMGT 385Construction Contracts and Law3
FS (note 4)Social Science — FS3
Semester Total

Fourth Year – Fall Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit
CMGT 360Soil Mechanics 3
CMGT 361Soil Mechanics Lab1
CMGT 410Temporary Structures3
CMGT 417Project Scheduling 3
(note 5)Construction Elective3
Semester Total13

Fourth Year – Spring Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCredits
CMGT 320Construction Equipment and Methods 3
CMGT 460Project Cost Controls3
CMGT 475Construction Project Management--FF3
CMGT 485Senior Outcome Assessment0
(note 5)Construction Elective3
(note 6) Human Resource Management3
Semester Total15


New CM Office Hours

Hours: Office closed due to quarantine. All faculty and staff are reachable via email in the Faculty and Staff page.

Virtual contact information

Administrative: Ramona Clark, text 208.571.6584

Department Chair: Casey Cline, call/text 208.841.3343

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Construction managers plan, coordinate, budget, and supervise construction projects from start to finish. Employment of construction managers is projected to grow 10 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for Construction Managers was $93,370 in May of 2018.


From the beginning lectures each fall until graduation each spring, your gifts to the Construction Management Department are hard at work, meeting the ever-changing opportunities and challenges of the construction industry.

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