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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Construction Systems Management

Construction Systems Management is designed to give students a comprehensive education in the technical, analytical, and business aspects of consbadgetruction. Students will focus on developing managerial skills to prepare for a career in coordinating and directing construction activities in sectors including residential, commercial, and heavy construction. Students completing this program earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Construction Systems Management.


Possible Career Options

Commercial Construction Manager Contractor
Excavation Project Manager Reclamation Inspector
Residential Construction Manager Project Safety Specialist
Site Preparation Specialist Soil Conservationist


Classes and Curriculum

Students will take coursesconstruction site in construction materials and methods, mechanical systems, electrical and lighting systems, surveying and site development, estimating, scheduling, structures, heavy construction, safety and health, project management, contracts and documents, professional development, business management, and technical electives. The program requirements a student will follow are determined by their admit term (first term of undergraduate enrollment at Ohio State).

Curriculum Requirements 

Enrolled Spring 2016 - Summer 2021 (pdf)
Enrolled Autumn 2021 - Summer 2022 (pdf)
Enrolled Autumn 2022 - Summer 2023 (pdf) 
Enrolled Autumn 2023 and thereafter (pdf)


After Graduation

94.7% 1.8%

* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.

** Average Salary: $60,476


Getting Involved

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Construction Systems Management Club

The Construction Systems Management Club helps connect the leaders from the Columbus Construction industry with students in the Construction Systems Management major, providing networking opportunities and allowing students to continue learning about construction after class is over. 



Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering