Construction Management Technology Undergraduate Certificate
This certificate program has been developed by FDU’s highly experienced faculty to prepare the student for an exciting and financially rewarding career in construction management. This certificate program is designed to expand your management skills.
- You will become proficient in use and management of personnel and materials for construction projects, planning, scheduling, and control through use of CPM, bar charts, PERT and construction simulation models.
- You will have the opportunity to network with faculty and practicing construction engineers, technologists, tradesmen, supervisors, and managers, while earning your certificate.
- You will study codes and specification formats required in general contracts, sub-contracts, construction management contracts, purchase supply order contracts, maintenance contracts.
- You will become proficient with construction equipment and make decisions regarding rental vs purchase.
- You will study blueprint reading, 3 dimensional visualization, and estimation of construction costs.
- You will learn about earthmoving, structural steel, pre-cast concrete lifting and erection safety, concrete batching, and wood formwork.
- As one of the largest private universities in New Jersey, FDU is an independent, nonsectarian, coeducational, multi-campus institution. Founded in 1942, FDU achieved four-year status in 1948 and approval as a university in 1956.
- The Gildart Haase School of Computer Sciences and Engineering offers TAC-ABET accredited BS programs in Construction, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Technology.
- FDU’s nearly 10,000 full and part-time students pursue quality career-oriented programs on schedules tailored to their needs — days, evenings and weekends.
At least 18 credits (six courses) are needed to earn the certificate.
- EGTC4260 Contracts and Specifications
- EGTC4263 Project Mgmt & Control I
- EGTC4264 Project Mgmt & Control II
- EGTC4265 Construction Practices I
- EGTC4266 Construction Practices II
- EGTC3261 Construction Estimating I
- EGTC3262 Construction Estimating II
Many students enter the field of construction management with backgrounds in architecture, civil engineering or one of the construction trades. Others come from related fields such as real-estate, or municipal planning. All credits earned going for the certificate can be applied to FDU’s Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology degree program.
EGTC3261 The development of a procedure (including check and balance) for preparing a quantity survey of materials, labor and equipment for both general and specialty contractors.
EGTC3262 A continuation of Estimating I by adding the cost of production by summarizing overhead, expenses and profit to the sum of labor and materials cost.
EGTC4260 A study of codes and specifications required in engineering contracts. General contracts, subcontracts, constructions management contracts. Contract Law.
EGTC4263 The use and management of equipment, personnel and materials for construction projects. Planning and control through the use of methods involving CPM, bar charts, purchasing, PERT and construction models. Labor relations and safety requirements (OSHA).
EGTC4264 The use and management of equipment, personnel and materials for construction projects. Planning and control through the use of methods involving CPM, bar charts, purchasing, PERT and construction models. Labor relations and safety requirements (OSHA).
EGTC4265 Earthmoving, compaction, and soil improvement. Construction dewatering, temporary and earth retaining structures. Rock drilling and explosives in construction. Construction inspection and quality-control assurance. Equipment selection and production. Temporary erosion control. Construction safety and jobsite procedures. Prerequisite: Seventh semester standing or approval of Advisor.
EGTC4266 Concrete practice: mixing, placing, and curing. Concrete formwork and form design. Paving and surfact treatments. Masonry, wood and steel construction practices. Compressed air and water systems. Lifting and rigging. Introduction to Green Buildings, LEED certification, and sustainable construction. Stormwater management, and water quality. Prerequisite: EGTC 4265 or approval of advisor.