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2014-2015 General Catalog 
2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Management, M.S.

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The LSU Online version of the Master of Science in Construction Management has been developed by global academic leaders in construction education. It is intended for the military, industry professional or for those interested in a career change who are unable to attend traditional lectures and have access to the Internet. It is a professional practice-orientated advanced degree that offers a unique blend of 36 credit hours of construction management and business management courses. The degree is designed to develop leaders/managers for building projects with mastery in the best practices contained within sustainability, building information modeling, project delivery, and decision making. Those without a construction related baccalaureate degrees are required to complete leveling (foundation) CM courses prior to graduation.

The program requires 36 credit hours of graduate studies. Hours are divided into required categories:

CORE CM Courses – 15 credit hours (5 required courses)

CM 7030 Project Delivery
CM 7110 Advanced Construction Productivity
CM 7150 Decision Making for Construction
CM 7302 Advanced Sustainable Construction
HRE 7901 Scientific Methods in Human Resource Education

CM Electives – 15 credit hours (select 5 courses from a list of CM electives):

CM 7230 Lean Construction
CM 7220 Building Information Modeling for CM
CM 7213 Soils in Construction
CM 7250 Natural Hazard Resistant Construction
CM 7111 Advanced Construction Schedulling
CM 7211 Construction Dispute Resolution

Management/Leadership Electives – 6 credits (select 2 courses from a list of electives)

HRE 7575 Managing Change in Organizational Systesm
HRE 4573 Managing the Human Resource Development Function
HRE 7973 Data Collection and Analysis in Organizations
HRE 7571 Performance and Needs Analysis in Human Resources Development
HRE 7723 Leadership in Organizations
HRE 4579 Training in Global Organizations

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