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Welcome Department of CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT East Carolina University Dr. Syed M. Ahmed Department Chair Graduate Program Director Dr. David L. Batie Undergraduate Program Director Mrs. Brenda Battle-Simms Administrative Assistant Mrs. Amy Taylor Secretary, Student Administration Mrs. Kiya Bolds Student Advisor
Facts About the CMGT Program We are beginning our 29 th year as an academic program at ECU First accredited Construction Management program in North Carolina Accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) Initial Accreditation in 1994 Reaccredited in 1999 / 2005 / 2011 Faculty members with professional and academic experience in construction management, engineering, and architecture Over 2000 Alumni in a variety of professional positions
What is Construction Management? A diverse discipline focused on the delivery of projects that compose the world's built environment. Multi classifications of the industry Management and Technical knowledge of varied facets of the construction Industry
Who should be in CMGT? Are you self-motivated / self-disciplined? Are you a problem-solver? Are you a creative thinker? Do you work well in teams? Do you have the ability to convince and persuade ? Do you have the ability to motivate? Do you see the “big picture”? Construction Managers wear many hats!
Where will a CMGT degree lead you? Project Manager Field Engineer Site Superintendent Chief Estimator Chief Scheduler Building Inspector Facility Manager Attorney
Where you Might Work Although many construction managers work from a main office, most work out of a field office at the construction site where they monitor the project and make daily decisions about construction activities. Construction managers held about 523,100 jobs in 2010. The industries that employed the most construction managers in 2010 were as follows: – Nonresidential building construction – Residential building construction – Building equipment contractors – Heavy and civil engineering construction – Architectural, engineering, and related services
Salaries Average Starting Salary (BS degree) $54,000 Average Annual Salary (PM) $92,000 –the highest 10 percent earned more than $150,250 Salaried construction managers also may earn bonuses and overtime pay.
Employment Population and business growth will result in new construction of residential dwellings, office buildings, retail outlets, hospitals, schools, restaurants, and other structures. In addition to new construction projects, a growing emphasis on retrofitting buildings to make them more energy efficient will create positions for construction managers. The need to address portions of the national infrastructure will lead to projects of roads, bridges, and sewer pipe systems that are being upgraded or replaced. Employment of construction managers is expected to grow 17 percent from 2010 to 2020.
Advanced Degrees? Master of Construction Management Master of Construction Management degree provides advanced knowledge and critical thinking skills needed to be leaders in an increasingly globalized construction industry. Mid-Career professionals for greater access to knowledge that is essential for excelling in the industry A graduate degree is not required to begin working in the profession.
CMGT Concentrations Students can select in their Junior Year one of the following concentrations: – Commercial Construction – Residential Construction – Infrastructure Construction
Degree Requirements Foundations Curriculum (42 s.h.) – English, Health, Exercise, Humanities, Math, Science, Social Sciences Major Cognates (24 s.h.) – Business and Management Courses, Environmental Issues, Trigonometry, Statistics, and Technical Writing CMGT Courses (51 s.h.) – Lower Division – Upper Division (min 2.3 GPA and satisfactory completion of Lower Division classes) Concentration Electives (9 s.h.) Business Minor (optional) Program Hours 126 SH Total
Degree Requirements 500 Hour Work Experience Career Development and Leadership Center Internships / Job Opportunities Resumes / Interviewing Skills Career Fairs
Classes You Will Be Taking FALL 2013 Basic Schedule CMGT 2200 - Introduction to the Sustainable Built Environment ENGL 1100 - English ITEC 2000 or MIS 2223 - Computer Applications CMGT 2210/2211 - Construction & Civil Materials MATH 1065 - College Algebra EXSS 1000 – Exercise Science Schedule –16 semester hours Page 13 You still have time to be involved in student organizations!
Contact Information Syed Ahmed (Department Chair) email@example.com Rawl 346 David Batie (Director Program Director) firstname.lastname@example.org Rawl 341B Amy Taylor (Secretary, Student Administration) email@example.com Rawl 343A Kiya Bolds (Student Advisor) firstname.lastname@example.org Rawl Annex