Construction Management ABET Outcomes

The mission of the construction management program is to build on a foundation of engaged learning that fosters integrity, creativity, and scholarly work. Success is measured by learners who leave professionally prepared to build better communities through service, leadership, and lifelong learning. Within three to five years of graduation, alumni of the program are expected to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to successfully manage several aspects of complex construction projects such as budgets, schedules, safety, or traditional on-site management duties (materials, labor, subcontractors, equipment, etc).
  • Advance professionally by accepting more responsibilities or by successfully completing or acquiring additional certifications, licenses, or advanced degrees.
  • Contribute to industry professional organizations and/or local communities.

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Management is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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CM Majors 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
Number of Students 212 229 269 314 352 414 429
Graduation Numbers 27 24 32 52 50 60 56

ABET Program Educational Outcomes

The UVU construction management program focus on the following ABET accreditation student outcomes:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline.
  2. An ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure, or program to meet desired needs.
  3. An ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data, and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions.
  4. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
  5. An ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  6. An ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.

Construction-Specific Student Outcomes

  1. Construction project management from pre-design through commissioning.
  2. An ability to analyze the local and global impact of project life-cycle and sustainability.
  3. Recognition of the need for health and safety, accident prevention, and regulatory compliance.
  4. An ability to apply knowledge of law, contract documents administration, and dispute prevention and resolution.
  5. An understanding of materials, labor, and methods of construction.
  6. An ability to apply knowledge in finance and accounting principles.
  7. An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in planning and scheduling.
  8. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate construction cost management, including plan reading, quantity take offs, and estimating.
  9. An ability to identify and analyze project delivery methods.
  10. An ability to function effectively on teams and demonstrate skills in leadership and managing people.
  11. An ability to use and apply verbal and written business and communication skills.