Course Descriptions

CMGT 201 - CONSTRUCTION METHODS I
The study, analysis, and application of project planning, work methods, materials, equipment, and power tool and equipment safety methods employed on residential construction projects. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 211 - CONSTRUCT PLANNING & SCHEDULE
The course deals with the planning and design of construction processes. Course topics include production systems, behavior of construction systems and workers, the relationships between subsystems in the construction process, and scheduling and queuing systems. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for planning and scheduling. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 241 - INTRO TO CONSTRUCTION MNGT
This course is an introduction to basic principles and skills required to organize and manage large construction projects, including the issues of liability and coordination responsibilities of the owner, project manager, general contractor, sub-contractor, and design professionals. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for construction managers. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 242 - CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS
This course introduces the basic principles and elements required to organize, operate and manage small-, medium-, and large-sized construction companies. It focuses on the operation from the executive perspective: contractual responsibilities and the roles of contractor owner, and design and engineering professionals. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for operations. It also explores the issues of labor relations, accounting, financing and dispute resolution. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 301 - SITE PLANNING & SURVEYING
This course introduces students to the principles and practices of site planning and surveying. The planning section focuses on spatial information and mapping, topographic surveys, site selection and programming, site inventory and analysis. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for site planning; while the surveying section covers coordinates, directions, distances and elevations. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 311 - CONSTRUCTION SAFETY MGMT
This course will cover construction safety with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) emphasis, general safety and health provisions, records, and safety management programs. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 401 - SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCT PRAC I
This course will cover components of the LEED rating system, including benefits of green building, return on investment (ROI), green building tools and resources, and case studies with lessons learned. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 411 - CONSTRUCTION LAW AND CONTRACTS
The course presents the legal aspects of construction contracts and documents and the application of Mary-land and federal case law to construction and development claims and litigation. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 420 - ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS
This course covers basic principles of plumbing, HVAC systems, electric, illumination, and acoustics in environmental design and construction. It expands the student's understanding of the nature and characteristics of various environmental systems as well as to develop their ability to make choices between systems that best resolve the problems associated with cost, social accommodation, operating efficiency, durability, scheduling, safety, and aesthetics. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for environmental controls. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture  

CMGT 441 - PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES
This course introduces the steps and activities necessary to develop a set of construction documents, including schedules and specifications as related to detailed plans for structures and site development. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for production. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture  

CMGT 442 - CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATING
This course introduces the role of cost estimating in the various phases of the construction process. It explores the cost data and review procedures, quantity take-off rules and procedures, and construction cost estimating. Students will be introduced to building information modeling technology for cost estimating. 
3.000 Credit hours 
3.000 Lecture hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture 

CMGT 498 - CONSTRUCTION MGMT INTERNSHIP
Supervised professional experiences in firms or companies involved in the construction industry. A presentation by the student will be held to summarize his/her internship experience. 
3.000 Credit hours 
9.000 Other hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 
Schedule Types: Lecture