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Construction Science and Management (CSM)
Course Descriptions

CSM 5133  Construction Practice in a Global Setting
(3-0) 3 hours credit.
Seminar dealing with national and international business and legal environments in the construction industry. Topics include agreement and delivery options, forms of construction, project procedures and administration, liability, contract documents, and ethics.

CSM 5223  Building Information Modeling for Construction Management
(3-0) 3 hours credit.
Advanced techniques used in development and management of Building Information Models. Emphasis on constructability and management.

CSM 5243  Sustainable Construction and Delivery
(3-0) 3 hours credit.
Sustainability principles applied to design, construction and operation of built environment. Emphasis on site management and constructability.

CSM 5413  Advanced Topics in Construction Systems
(1-4) 3 hours credit.
The management of the construction process pertaining to large, complex, and unique buildings. The management of sustainable construction, adaptive use of existing buildings, and historic preservation projects will be included. (Formerly ARC 5413. Credit cannot be earned for both CSM 5413 and ARC 5413.)

CSM 5423  Advanced Topics in Project Controls and Scheduling
(3-0) 3 hours credit.
Advanced techniques used in scheduling and planning processes in construction project control, including resource allocations and schedule recovery.

CSM 5433  Construction Safety Planning and Management
(3-0) 3 hours credit.
Current construction safety and health issues. Development of site-specific plans and methodology to provide hazard reduction on job sites.

CSM 5633  Advanced Construction Management
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Organization and integration of construction resources and activities to include consideration of ethical practice, scheduling, methods of construction, project planning and management, cost accounting, and personnel utilization. (Formerly ARC 5753. Credit cannot be earned for both CSM 5633 and ARC 5753.)

CSM 6943  Construction Internship
3 hours credit. Prerequisites: Graduate standing, 18 semester credit hours of graduate work, and consent of instructor.
Supervised full-time construction work experience with public agencies or private companies. Individual conferences and written reports required.

CSM 6951,3  Independent Study
1 or 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: Graduate standing and permission in writing (form available) of the instructor and the Graduate Advisor of Record.
Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. For students needing specialized work not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours will apply to the degree.

CSM 6973,6  Special Topics
(3-0, 6-0) 3 or 6 hours credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
An organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. Special Topics courses may be repeated for credit when topics vary, but not more than 6 hours of CSM 6973 or 12 hours of CSM 6976 will apply to the degree.

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