2016-2017 Academic Catalog: CPCE Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

College of Professional & Continuing Education

Building Construction Management (BBCM)

This program emphasizes the business and management aspects of construction, preparing graduates for upper-level management positions and management of large complex projects. It provides the skills necessary to carry out a construction project from conception to completion, which includes maximizing human resource potential and monitoring and controlling, time, cost and quality.

Graduates of this program have been hired by construction and building design firms. Possible job opportunities include construction managers, project managers, field engineers, estimators, schedulers, and superintendents.

Degree Details

Total credits for degree: 128

Major Requirements

  • BLDG1015, Construction Graphics
  • BLDG1050, Contracts and Codes
  • BLDG1100, Construction Methods
  • BLDG1500, Construction Estimating
  • BLDG1600, Horizontal Construction
  • BLDG2000, Structural Design I
  • BLDG1900, Basic Building Services
  • BLDG2600, Testing of Materials
  • BLDG3200, Construction Project Scheduling
  • BLDG3400, Construction Project Control & Cost Analysis
  • BLDG3600, Construction Management Theory
  • BLDG3100, Construction Operations
  • BLDG3700, Construction Safety and Risk Management
  • BLDG5500, Senior Project
  • CMGT460, Financing the Construction Project
  • SURV1000, Construction Surveying
  • General Education Requirements
  • ECON1102, Economics I
  • ENGL1050, English Composition
  • ENGL2050, English Literature and Composition
  • MATH1005, College Math A
  • MATH1035, College Math B
  • MATH1065, College Math C
  • MGMT2700, Financial Accounting
  • MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
  • MGMT3650, Business Law
  • PHYS1005, Physics A
  • Science Elective/Physics B
  • ELECTIVE, Humanities, 3 credits
  • ELECTIVE, Social Science, 6 credits
  • ELECTIVE, General Education, 9 credits
  • ELECTIVE, General, 16 credits

Engineering Technology (BENT)

This engineering technology program has an electronics concentration and provides students with a solid background in design, development and support of electronic systems.  Graduates develop a thorough foundation in circuit analysis, solid state principles, logic circuits, microcontrollers, control systems, communication and signal processing.

Students can enter directly into this bachelor’s program with an associate degree or meet the program pre-requisites.

Admissions Requirements

  • English Composition and Literature and Composition: 6 credits
  • Humanities and Social Science: 3 credits
  • Mathematics (through pre-calculus): 9 credits
  • Physics I and II: 8 credits
  • Circuit Theory I and II: 8 credits
  • Linear Integrated Circuits: 4 credits
  • Fundamentals of Electronic Devices: 4 credits
  • Logic Circuits: 4 credits
  • Introduction to Microprocessors: 4 credits

Degree Details

Total credits for degree: 124 (60 associate degree/pre-requisite credits and 64 bachelor degree credits).

This program is planned to take eight semesters.

Engineering Technology (BENT)

  • Semester 1 (total credits 8)
  • MATH1700, Calculus I
  • COMP1099, Computer Science I Using C
  • Semester 2 (total credits 8)
  • MATH1800, Calculus II
  • ELEC3950, Advanced Sensors and Interfacing Systems
  • Semester 3 (total credits 8)
  • MATH2000, Calculus III
  • ELEC3300, Electric Machines and Transformers
  • Semester 4 (total credits 8)
  • ELECTIVE, Humanities
  • ELEC3675, Linear Network Analysis
  • Semester 5 (total credits 8)
  • ELECTIVE, Social Science
  • ELEC4450, Digital Communication Systems
  • Semester 6 (total credits 8)
  • MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
  • ELEC4000, Digital Signal Processing
  • Semester 7 (total credits 8)
  • ELEC4475, Feedback Control Systems
  • ELECTIVE, Technical
  • Semester 8 (total credits 8)
  • ELEC4900, Senior Design Project
  • ELECTIVE, Technical

Project Management (BPM)

Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree

This program aims to produce leaders for business, industry, and government. Students are introduced to contemporary theories of management, leadership, and teamwork, as well as accounting, computer software systems, marketing, finance, and communication skills. Courses in planning, policy, and practice are geared to running today’s enterprises.

A broad range of companies including computer, electronic, health, and manufacturing firms have hired graduates of this program. Possible job opportunities include project managers, business analysts, project engineers, operations coordinators and field service engineers.  The Project Management degree is available in both hybrid and fully online formats.

Intended Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles in business and project management.
  • Students will apply quantitative tools in decision-making.
  • Students will apply ethical principles to their leadership decisions.
  • Students will exercise skills in analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving in the field of project management.
  • Students will demonstrate effective professional communication skills.
  • Students will integrate learning to address real world problems in project management.

Degree Details

Total credits for degree: 128

Project Management (BPM)

Major Requirements

  • COMM3100, Professional Communications
  • MGMT1010, Introduction to Project Management
  • MGMT2300, Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT2400, Business Research Methods
  • MGMT2600, Project Risk Management
  • MGMT2700, Financial Accounting
  • MGMT3050, Leadership and Management
  • MGMT3250, Managerial Accounting
  • MGMT3500, Financial Management
  • MGMT3300, Project Planning, Scheduling & Control
  • MGMT3750, Project Evaluation and Performance
  • MGMT4150, Marketing Management
  • MGMT5505, Capstone
  • General Education
  • ENGL1050, English Composition
  • ENGL2050, English Literature and Composition
  • MATH1030, Statistics and Applications
  • MATH1005, College Math A
  • MATH1035, College Math B
  • ELECTIVE, Humanities, 6 credits
  • ELECTIVE, Natural/Physical Science, 3 credits
  • ELECTIVE, Social Science, 9 credits
  • ELECTIVE, General Education, 8 credits
  • General Education Electives
  • ELECTIVE, General, 38 credits