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Curriculum Information Guide

Construction Management Engineering Technology

Prof. Orla Smyth-LoPiccolo, Chair 
Architecture & Construction Management Department
Orla.LoPiccolo@farmingdale.edu
631-420-2024
School of Engineering Technology

 

Bachelor of Science Degree

The Construction Engineering Management Technology program has been designed to respond to the need for skilled professionals possessing the level of sophistication necessary to accommodate state-of-the-art technology which has impacted the construction industry. It will incorporate extensive use of the computer in the technical specialty together with upper level mathematics, economics, and communications.

The Construction Engineering Management Technology program encompasses study in traditional engineering technology offerings (Statics, Strength of Materials, Structural design Materials testing, etc.) The program is complemented with offerings in project control, scheduling, cost control quality control, construction productivity, and economics. It prepares students for employment in an emerging occupation within the construction industry. Graduates will possess expertise in construction and specialized administrative skills commensurate with the requirements dictated by the industry to coordinate and execute the construction of the design created by the engineer and the architect.

This program is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

Construction Management Engineering Technology (BS) Program Outcomes:

  • Graduates will have broad background in one or more areas of infrastructure and building construction, estimating, cost control, project management and technology. Graduates will assume leadership positions in the construction industry.
  • Graduates will be creative problem solvers in industry.
  • Graduates will be effective communicators in professional setting.
  • Graduates will adapt state of the art technologies and processes in industry.
  • Graduates will pursue continuing education and professional development opportunities.

Potential Employment

Employment opportunities include Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Construction Manager, and Project Super.

Student club – Architecture and Construction Technology (ACT) Club

Student Learning Outcomes: Construction Management Engineering Technology

a. An ability to select and apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to broadly-defined engineering technology activities;

b. An ability to select and apply a knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to engineering technology problems that require the application of principles and applied procedures or methodologies;

c. An ability to conduct standard tests and measurements; to conduct, analyze, and interpret experiments; and to apply experimental results to improve processes;

d. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly-defined engineering technology problems appropriate to program educational objectives;

e. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader on a technical team;

f. An ability to identify, analyze, and solve broadly-defined engineering technology problems;

g. An ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature;

h. An understanding of the need for and an ability to engage in self-directed continuing professional development;

i. An understanding of and a commitment to address professional and ethical responsibilities including a respect for diversity;

j. A knowledge of the impact of engineering technology solutions in a social and global context; and

k. A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.

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Fall 2017- Subject to Revision  
Liberal Arts and Sciences (61 credits)
EGL 101 Composition I: College Writing (GE) 3
EGL 102 Composition II: Writing About Literature 3
EGL 310 Technical Writing (GE) 3
MTH 129 Pre-Calculus with Applications (GE) 4
MTH 130 Calculus with Applications (GE) 4
MTH 236 Calculus II with Applications 3
MTH 390 Methods in Operations Research 3
PHY 135 Physics I (GE) 4
PHY 136 Physics II 4
PHY 333 Modern Physics or MTH elective* 3
ECO 156 Principles of Economics (Macro) (GE) 3
ECO 157 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
ECO 321 Engineering Economics 3
The Arts (GE) 3
Humanities (GE) 3
American/Other World/Western Civilization History (GE) 3
Foreign Language (GE) 3
Mathematics Elective 3
Liberal Arts & Sciences electives 3

Please refer to the General Education and Writing Intensive Requirement Sections of the College catalog and consult with your advisor to ensure that graduation requirements are satisfied.

*In consultation with department advisor.

Required: Construction Management (65 credits)
CON 103 Surveying 3
CON 106 Statics 3
ARC 131 Introduction to Graphics 4
CON 161 Materials & Methods of Construction I 3
CON 162 Materials & Methods of Construction II 3
CON 207 Elements of Strength of Materials 3
ARC 263 Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & Energy Systems in Buildings 3
ARC 282 Construction Design 4
CON 302 Soils, Foundations & Earth Structures 3
CON 303 Hydraulics 3
CON 350 Introduction to Construction Engineering 3
CON 357 Quantity Surveying and Costing 3
ARC 364 Site Design and Construction 3
CON 401W Construction Project Mgmt & Scheduling 3
CON 402 Civil Engineering Materials 3
CON 406 Advanced Project Planning and Scheduling 3
CON 408 Structures 3
CON 409 Structural Design 3
Technical Elective 6
CON 496 Capstone Project 3
Total Credits:
126

Curriculum Summary

Degree Type: BS
Total Required Credits: 126

Admission to Farmingdale State College - State University of New York is based on the qualifications of the applicant without regard to age, sex, marital or military status, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

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