CNST 6375 – Building Information Modeling Application for Construction Management – Graduate Course

The course covers the use of BIM technologies for design and analytical purposes, including the creation of 3D designs, visualization, quantity takeoff, cost estimating, scheduling, coordination, and facility management. It offers students the opportunity to learn how to use current BIM technologies, such as SketchUp, Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Navisworks.

CNST 6380 – LEED and Green Construction Principals in Construction Management – Graduate Course

The course aims to introduce students to green construction concepts and the advantages of implementing the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles. Through a pragmatic approach, students are given the opportunity to learn and apply these principles in practice. The course consists of weekly lectures and readings that explore and demonstrate the fundamental principles of green construction.

 CNST 4341 – Project Controls – Undergraduate Course

This course aims to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and ideas necessary to apply what they have learned throughout the Construction Management Program. Through this course, students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities and knowledge while learning about the various elements and challenges that construction managers face, from pre-construction to project closure. The course gives students the necessary skills to monitor and control project costs, schedules, and quality. It covers the fundamentals of project controls, including the development of baseline schedules, progress tracking, and earned value analysis, enabling students to understand project management techniques comprehensively. Additionally, the course addresses project risk management and mitigation strategies

CNST 4397 – System Integration through Building Information Modeling – Undergraduate Course

As part of the digital transformation track, a new course was developed to enable students to apply system integration skills, knowledge, and ideas through building information modeling. The course focuses on the typical systems used in construction management, including scheduling, quantity takeoff, design coordination, and project management information systems. Students learn about building information modeling tools and their integration with quantity takeoff and scheduling. Various commercially available programs such as Procore, Assemble, and Autodesk Construction Cloud are utilized to teach these systems and their integration processes. Upon completing the course, students can demonstrate their ability to perform three-dimensional modeling and integrate it with quantities, schedules, and project management information systems.

Construction industry experts collaborated to create the syllabus. They provided their expertise and knowledge to enhance the delivery of topics that are relevant to the current and future needs of the industry and future leaders. The industry experts taught several topics using real-world examples, such as using digital modeling tools for site logistics planning.

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