Total Credits19 (45 required for admission)
The Construction Management minor will equip you with the industry insight and business skills you need to succeed in the construction management field. You'll gain access to industry professionals and up-to-the-minute developments in construction methods and technology. In addition to the General Construction Management Minor, the minor is offered with a focus on Environmental Health and Safety or Facility Management.
The Construction Management minor is available to any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Minnesota.
To apply, you should have:
- earned 45 credits
- a 2.5+ GPA
Required Courses for the
General Construction Management Minor
|Introduction to Construction (CMGT 3001W)*||3||None|
|Building Codes for Construction Managers (CMGT 4073)||1||45 semester cr or consent of instructor|
|Construction Documents and Contracts (CMGT 4011)||3||CMGT 3001W, 45 semester cr|
|Construction Planning and Scheduling (CMGT 4021)||3||CMGT 3001W, 3011**, 45 semester cr|
|Construction Estimating (CMGT 4022)||3||CMGT 3001W, 3011**, 45 semester cr|
|Construction Safety and Loss Control (CMGT 4031)||3||CMGT 3001W, 45 semester cr|
|Construction Management Capstone (CMGT 4861)||3||CMGT 4011, 4021, 4022, 4031|
* CMGT 3001W Introduction to Construction may be waived with CMGT faculty director approval and relevant experience. If waived, a total of 19 credits must still be earned with a CMGT elective.
** CMGT 3011 Construction Plan Reading, or an equivalent course, or proficiency in construction plan reading, is a prerequisite for several courses in the minor. CMGT 3011 will not count toward the 19 credits.
Course Catalog | Course descriptions and prerequisites
Class Schedule | Courses details by semester
Meet Jeff Olsen Krengel
I work with prospective students interested in our applied undergraduate majors (Construction Management, Health Services Management, and Information Technology Infrastructure) or designing their own degree program (Health & Wellbeing Sciences, Inter-College Program, and Multidisciplinary Studies). I’m available to answer your questions and help you find a program that meets your needs.
In my free time, I can be found reading, running with my son, or visiting a brewery. I am an avid sports fan cheering for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota United FC, and Liverpool FC.
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