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Construction Management Minor

Construction Management Minor student
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Credits: 19
  • Tuition: $520.50 (resident); nonresident tuition varies | Fees
  • Courses: Taught by expert faculty

The Construction Management minor equips 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.

Admission Criteria

  • 45 earned credits
  • 2.5+ GPA

Required Courses for the
General Construction Management Minor

Course Name Credits Prerequisites
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.

For program details on all three versions of the minor, visit the University Catalog.
Click on the course names in the Catalog page for course descriptions.
For class details by semester (date, time, instructor, etc.), visit the Class Search.

Contact Information

612-624-4000 or 800-234-6564 | ccapsinfo@umn.edu

20 Ruttan Hall, 1994 Buford Ave, Saint Paul, MN 

Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.