Construction Systems Management is designed to give students a comprehensive education in the technical, analytical, and business aspects of construction. 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 courses 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).
|Enrolled Spring 2016 - Summer 2021 (pdf)|
|Enrolled Autumn 2021 - Summer 2022 (pdf)|
|Enrolled Autumn 2022 and thereafter (pdf)|
* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.
** Average Salary: $60,476
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|
|Coordinator of Prospective Student Services|