Master's Degree Options
Students pursuing a Master of Science degree in Construction Management are to select
one of the following options. Each option is the equivalent of 20 credit hours.
CM 7801 - Masters Thesis
Construction degree course work or consent of the department head, approval of thesis
proposal intensive research project that results in a formal written thesis. The thesis
topic will usually be in an area of interest discovered by the student in early stages
of the construction degree program or work experience. Students may enroll for a maximum
of 4 hours per term for thesis credit. The student works independently under the supervision
of the thesis advisor on an inquiry that is significant to the construction industry.
The topic must be approved before registration and the student must continue the work
in a manner that is satisfactory to the thesis advisor. The student is expected to
submit a substantial body of research work and to defend this submittal and the course
work taken in the degree program. This course may be repeated with departmental approval
but no more than 8 hours may be applied toward the requirements of graduation.
Prerequisites: completion of 28 hours of graduate courses
Credit Hours: 4
Select five 4-hour construction elective courses at the 6000 level. Up to three of
these courses may be replaced by project courses, CM 7701- CM 7703. A grade of “C”
or better is required for each course applied to the degree program.
In all graduate programs, a minimum of a 3.00 GPA is required. No grades below ‘C’
may be applied to a graduate program’s requirements, and a maximum of 2 ‘C’ grades
at the level of 6000 or above may be applied to a graduate program’s requirements.
A cumulative 3.00 grade point average is required in all courses that apply to the