Bachelor of Science

Construction management professionals combine knowledge of innovative technologies, construction practices and business management to lead a variety of construction projects, from residential, commercial and industrial buildings to infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges and large facilities. Construction managers orchestrate construction projects over their full life-cycle, managing schedules, budgets, quality and safety. 


The bachelor of science in construction management at CU Denver includes a solid foundation of construction engineering and management courses, engineering courses and courses from the Business School and College of Architecture and Planning. All students will complete a construction capstone design course. In addition, the program requires the student to complete at least 12 weeks of a full-time internship with an architect, engineer, contractor industry or government agency.

The construction management bachelor of science degree is comprised of 120 credit hours. Students are required to complete the following minimum program requirements:

  • 24 credit hours CU Denver core curriculum coursework
  • 12 credit hours required math and science courses
  • 34 credit hours construction engineering and management coursework
  • 11 credit hours engineering courses
  • 12 credit hours architecture coursework
  • 15 credit hours business coursework (3 tracks available)
  • 11 credit hours technical electives
  • 1 credit hour internship

You may also reference the construction management bachelor of science curriculum flow chart for a visual guide to curriculum.

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Construction Management Careers

project and field engineers, superintendents, estimators, planners and schedulers, project managers