Construction Management (CMGT)

CMGT1111 | The Construction Industry | Lecture (2 Credits)

Aspects of the construction industry presented using interviews with practicing professionals, site tours, and exploratory reflections to illustrate the many opportunities available as a professional.

CMGT1131 | Construction Plans & Measurements | Lecture (3 Credits)

Interpret architectural and engineering graphics and conventions using construction documents to identify materials and calculate quantities.

CMGT1210 | Construction Estimating I | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Integrate material quantities with costs through take-offs, estimates and bid analysis, to predict project costs.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1131

CMGT1211 | Construction Estimating I | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Integrate material quantities with costs through take-offs, estimates and bid analysis, to predict project costs.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1131

CMGT1220 | Constuction Materials & Methods II | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Examine building materials and construction methods through deconstruction of building systems using case studies, field trips and hands on exercises to figure out how buildings are assembled. Emphasis on the methods and materials for the interior of buildings.

CMGT1221 | Construction Materials & Methods II | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Examine building materials and construction methods through deconstruction of building systems using case studies, field trips and hands on exercises to figure out how buildings are assembled. Emphasis on the methods and materials for the interior of buildings.

CMGT1230 | Construction Planning & Scheduling I | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Analyze a sequence of construction tasks using network diagrams, Gantt charts, and the critical path method to create a project schedule.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1131

CMGT1231 | Construction Planning & Scheduling I | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Analyze a sequence of construction tasks using network diagrams, Gantt charts, and the critical path method to create a project schedule.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1131

CMGT1310 | Construction Topics I | Seminar (1 Credit)

Investigate a selected topic in various areas of construction allowing a problem of special interest to be further examined.

CMGT1313 | Construction Contracts | Lecture (1 Credit)

Introduction to construction administration documents, systems, and procedures to understand the construction contracting process including planning and scheduling the job, bidding through closeout to meet project requirements.

CMGT1315 | Service Learning I | Seminar (1 Credit)

Practice construction management through service construction projects and public/non profit partnerships to increase skills and build community.

CMGT1901 | International AEC Fields & Practices | Travel Study (1 Credit)

Introduction to the international aspects of architecture, engineering, and construction industries. Emphasis on inter-cultural communication, cultural intelligence, and globalization of technology. Four traditional classroom sessions (held before travel) include lectures, seminar discussions, case studies, participatory activities, and guest speaker presentations. Coursework during travel is primarily experiential based and includes fieldwork, group projects and community based service-learning. Travel expenses are incurred by the student.

CMGT2130 | Construction Safety | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the principles of construction safety and identify health hazards using the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)1926 Construction Industry Regulations and MNOSHA Laws and Rules. Emphasis is on OSHA 30-hour Construction standards, to develop strategies to prevent injuries on construction projects. Awareness education for asbestos, PCB's (polychlorinated biphenyl), VOC?s (volatile organic compounds), mold and lead.

CMGT2131 | Construction Safety | Lecture (2 Credits)

Examine the principles of construction safety and identify health hazards using the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)1926 Construction Industry Regulations and MNOSHA Laws and Rules. Emphasis is on OSHA 30-hour Construction standards.

CMGT2150 | Residential Project Management | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Integrate residential project management skills to create and coordinate plans, schedules, and estimates for a site development residential project utilizing construction competition guidelines.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1210, CMGT1211, CMGT1230, And CMGT1231

CMGT2203 | Construction Mgmt Statics & Structures | Lecture (3 Credits)

Evaluate structural behavior, structural materials, and load resistance for vertical and horizontal projects. Focus is on how construction managers work with designers.

Prerequisite(s): MATH1050

CMGT2210 | Integrated Environmental Systems | Lecture (4 Credits)

Examine mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems using case studies to coordinate the integration of these disciplines.

CMGT2211 | Integrated Environmental Systems | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems using case studies to coordinate the integration of these disciplines.

CMGT2220 | Construction Administration | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the requirements of Construction Administration using industry standard formats and procedures to understand the administrative requirements for their implications on a construction project. Principles of mitigating construction liability and risk are addressed through case studies and construction documents to select the appropriate method of risk management for a construction project.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1210, CMGT1211, CMGT1230, And CMGT1231

CMGT2221 | Construction Administration | Lecture (2 Credits)

Examine the requirements of Construction Administration using industry standard formats and procedures to understand the administrative requirements for their implications on a construction project.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1210, CMGT1211, CMGT1230, And CMGT1231

CMGT2230 | Commercial Project Management | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Manage a construction project from Request for Proposals through closeout integrating software; best practices and ethical decision making illustrate the competencies required of a construction project manager/site supervisor. Emphasis on overall culmination of prerequisite skills achieved in prior courses.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1210, CMGT1211, CMGT1230, And CMGT1231

CMGT2500 | Project Management: NAHB 2 yr Competitio | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Integrate residential project management with documentation prepared for review by an industry review panel and a presentation at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) annual student competition. Emphasis is on creation and coordination of plans, schedules and estimates. Students are selected by faculty to register for this course.

Prerequisite(s): CMGT1210, CMGT1211, CMGT1230, And CMGT1231

CMGT3110 | Construction Law | Lecture (4 Credits)

Examine the components of Construction Law using case law studies and construction documents to understand and identify the legal issues and liabilities encountered in connection with a construction project. The focus is on the obligations and liabilities that arise for general contractors, subcontractors, property owners and other project stakeholders from key ?boilerplate? construction contract language or local, state and federal law.

CMGT3111 | Construction Law | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the components of Construction Law using case law studies and construction documents to understand and identify the legal issues and liabilities encountered in connection with a construction project.

CMGT3120 | Construction Estimating II | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Advanced analysis of the quantity surveying, cost estimating, and bidding methods of building construction using current industry practices and methods to oversee and manage the successful procurement of projects.

CMGT3121 | Construction Estimating II | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Advanced analysis of the quantity surveying, cost estimating, and bidding methods of building construction using current industry practices and methods to oversee and manage the successful procurement of projects.

CMGT3130 | Quality Assurance & Risk | Lecture (3 Credits)

Analyze the best allocation of people, processes, material, and equipment based on quality and productivity principles and expectations to maintain an efficient and safe work environment.

CMGT3210 | Construction Accounting & Finance | Lecture (4 Credits)

Apply basic accounting and finance concepts in the construction industry to analyze project data and financial statements to forecast, monitor and manage the costs of a construction project. Analyze the unique characteristics of construction accounting and finance through their use in budget development, securing funding, and cash flow to forecast the implementation of business decisions on financial statements.

CMGT3211 | Construction Accounting & Finance | Lecture (3 Credits)

Apply basic accounting and finance concepts in the construction industry to analyze project data and financial statements to forecast, monitor and manage the costs of a construction project. Analyze the unique characteristics of construction accounting and finance through their use in budget development, securing funding, and cash flow to forecast the implementation of business decisions on financial statements.

CMGT3220 | Construction Planning & Scheduling II | Lec/Lab (4 Credits)

Advanced principles and techniques of managing construction schedules to forecast and report progress for construction projects.

CMGT3221 | Construction Planning & Scheduling II | Lec/Lab (3 Credits)

Advanced principles and techniques of managing construction schedules to forecast and report progress for construction projects.

CMGT4005 | Professional Development | Directed Study (4 Credits)

Develop and implement a customized plan which identifies areas of focus to be a successful graduate. Emphasis is on completing an internship, professional development, or alternative project.

CMGT4006 | Professional Development | Directed Study (1 Credit)

Integrate managerial and leadership skills in a related industry setting to acquire real world experience in an area of student interest.

CMGT4110 | Project Management: 4yr CM Competition | Laboratory (3 Credits)

Integrate residential project management with documentation prepared for review by an industry review panel and a presentation at an industry sponsored national student competition. Emphasis is on creation and coordination of plans, schedules, estimates, finance, marketing analysis, risk, insurance, and green initiatives for a site development project. Students are selected by faculty to register for this course.

CMGT4120 | Field Engineering | Lecture (3 Credits)

Analyze statics and strength of materials as used for the application of material specifications, quality control, and testing required in the field. Emphasis on field documentation and verification of subcontractor work.

CMGT4130 | Green Construction | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine green building principles and best practices through laboratory exercises, research, discussions, case studies, and presentations; apply to industry documents to understand the green building industry.

CMGT4131 | Construction Elective | Lecture (3 Credits)

Orientation to a selected topic through a study of contractor's relationship to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the construction industry.

CMGT4132 | Construction Elective | Lecture (2 Credits)

Orientation to a selected topic through a study of contractor's relationship to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the construction industry.

CMGT4134 | Construction Elective | Lecture (4 Credits)

Orientation to a selected topic through a study of contractor's relationship to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the construction industry.

CMGT4135 | Construction Elective | Lecture (5 Credits)

Orientation to a selected topic through a study of contractor's relationship to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the construction industry.

CMGT4136 | Construction Elective | Lecture (6 Credits)

Orientation to a selected topic through a study of contractor's relationship to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the construction industry.

CMGT4137 | Construction Elective | Lecture (1 Credit)

Orientation to a selected topic through a study of contractor's relationship to society, specific clients, their professions, and other collaborators in the construction industry.

CMGT4210 | Construction Topics II | Lecture (4 Credits)

Investigate a selected topic in various areas of construction allowing a problem of special interest to be further examined.

CMGT4211 | Construction Topics II | Lecture (3 Credits)

Investigate a selected topic in various areas of construction allowing a problem of special interest to be further examined.

CMGT4220 | Utility & Construction Design | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the infrastructure systems related to public works projects produced in the United States; presented and discussed through a series of speakers, field trips and readings in order for construction professionals to realize the importance of our infrastructure systems and how they affect our society, including an analysis of current and future needs.

CMGT4500 | Project Management Capstone | Capstone (3 Credits)

Integrate residential project management with documentation prepared for review by an industry review panel. Emphasis is on creation and coordination of plans, schedules, estimates, finance, marketing analysis, risk, insurance, and green initiatives for a site development project.

CMGT4501 | Project Managment | Lecture (3 Credits)

Integrate project management with documentation prepared for review by an industry review panel. Emphasis is on creation and coordination of plans, schedules, estimates, finance, marketing analysis, risk, insurance, and green initiatives for a site development project.