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Bachelor of Science in Construction

The Bachelor of Science in Construction degree program prepares individuals to be leaders in the construction industry. Construction managers facilitate the design and construction of projects by:

  • managing resources (e.g. people, equipment, materials, money, and time)
  • understanding construction contract law and the various forms of dispute resolution
  • being knowledgeable of safety standards
  • estimating construction costs and scheduling of construction project activities
  • coordinating the project team to ensure project quality and timeliness while staying within the client’s budget
Student Admission Requirements

The requirements for admission to the Construction Management program are the same as the minimum requirements for admission to the university. These requirements include:

  1. Graduation from an approved secondary school;
  2. Satisfactory completion of college preparatory subjects in high school which should include the following: 4 units of English, 3 units of Social Studies, 4 units of Mathematics (courses should include Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry and Trigonometry or other higher math), 2 units of a Foreign Languages (must be the same language), and 3 units of Science (2 with labs);
  3. Submission of satisfactory scores on the college entrance examination board Scholastic Aptitude test (SAT) – minimum 1000 SAT total – or American College Test (ACT) – 21 composite;
  4. U.S. Citizen or Resident Aliens for whom English is not the native language may be required to take Michigan test upon arrival. Resident aliens must submit a copy of their green card; Submission of an official high school transcript and record of good conduct;
  5. Major or continued difficulty with the school or civil authorities may make an applicant ineligible regardless of academic qualifications;
  6. Submission of a Medical History form (provided with acceptance for admission).
Degree Requirements and Transfer credit information

Use the CM Curriculum Sheet schedule to plan your course selections each year and graduate on time.

Graduation Requirements, B. S. in Construction

  • The requirements of the core curriculum must be satisfied
  • The requirements of the CM program must be satisfied
  • A minimum of 131 hours is required for graduation
  • At least 30 semester hours of approved construction management courses must be taken at Georgia Southern University
  • A minimum of 30 hours of upper-division credits must be earned at Georgia Southern University
  • The total institution cumulative GPA of all courses applying to the degree must be 2.0
  • A grade of at least a “C” must be earned in all construction management courses
  • An approved work experience of 400 hours in the construction management industry prior to graduation

Transfer Credits

  • Credits for core courses are transferable across all schools within the University System of Georgia
  • Any major-specific requirements will be evaluated by the Admissions Office and /or the major department, and appropriate credit will be assigned
  • Students who transfer from outside of the University System of Georgia will be evaluated by the Admissions Office and/or the major department, and the appropriate transfer credit will be assigned

Program information for General Public: see CM ACCE document.

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Civil Engineering & Construction Management • P.O. Box 8077 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-1894