Departmental Goals

2013-2014 Program Outcomes and Student Learning Outcomes

A.      Program Outcomes (POs)

(1)    Program Quality. The BS degree program in Construction Management will achieve excellence and recognition for high quality in teaching and learning, including the achievement of national accreditation.  (A&T Strategic Goals 2, 3, and 6)

(2)    Program Productivity. The BS  degree program in Construction Management will meet or exceed the University’s goals for research/creative productivity, enrollment, retention, degree completion, and placement of graduates in jobs or graduate education. (A&T Strategic Goal 6 and vision for making a significant difference in the lives of those we educate)

(3)    Program Contributions to Community Engagement. The BS degree program in Construction Management will contribute appropriately to intellectual climate and creative exchange, professionalism, civic engagement, inclusiveness, cultural awareness, and respect for diversity. (A&T Strategic Goals 1, 2, 4, and 5)

 
B.      Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

(1)    = G3 - Communication Skills. Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will exhibit effective communication skills (written, oral, graphic and interpersonal) appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

(2)    = G2 -  Critical Thinking Skills.  Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will effectively use quantitative and/or qualitative analytical problem-solving skills appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

(3)    = G1 - Disciplinary Expertise.  Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will demonstrate a level of discipline-specific expertise (knowledge, skills, and professionalism) appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

(4)    = G4 - Research/Creative Engagement.  Students completing the BS degree program in Construction Management will demonstrate ability to engage productively in the review and conduct of disciplinary research and creative professional activity appropriate for professionals in this field of study at the bachelor’s level.

2010-2012 Student Learning Outcomes

G1: Management Skills 
Provide a creative environment that nurtures and prepares students to enter the fields of Construction Management.
 
G2: Critical Competencies 
Provide an environment for CM majors  to develop critical competencies in the sciences, mathematics, and technical specialties.

G3: Communication 
Produce Construction Management graduates with a high level of oral and written communication skills necessary to produce and interpret business and technical reports.

G4: Careers 
Produce well prepared Construction Management graduates to enter careers in business, industry and/or government positions.