Academic Catalog

CMT - Construction Management Technology

CMT 2200 Soils and Foundations Cr. 3

It is essential for construction manager to understand basic soil engineering properties, classification system, phase diagram, relationship between density and moisture content, and how it determines foundation design, and real-world application in the construction industry. Application of International Building Code in foundation design. Offered Fall, Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Construction Management.

CMT 3000 Construction Estimating and Bidding Cr. 3

Fundamental cost estimating principles, processes and methods used in residential and commercial construction. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3010 Introduction to Construction Management Cr. 3

Overview of construction industry; processes involved in construction projects from conception to final delivery. Offered Spring/Summer.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3020 Residential and Commercial Land Development and Design Cr. 3

Role and responsibilities of a developer; financing strategies and new trends in lending; forming an effective partnership. Technical processes: from undeveloped land to surveying, conceptual drawing, site planning process, engineering and design, permits, and construction. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ET 2140 with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3030 Construction Safety Management Cr. 3

Construction safety and health management as applicable to contractors, owners, and designers. Construction injury and fatality statistics; humanitarian, legal and economic justification for safety; accident causation and control theories; OSHA standards and safe construction procedures. Safety policy, project safety rules, communications network, accident investigation and record keeping, worker orientation and training, and safety program evaluation and audits. Offered Fall.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3040 Building Codes Cr. 3

Requirements by regulatory agencies pertaining to the construction industry; current International Building Code and other regulations; emphasis on Michigan applications. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: CMT 21X0 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3050 Construction Accounting and Financial Management Cr. 3

Successful management of finances of the construction project and companies. Accounting systems, financial statements, overhead and profits, cash flows for construction projects and companies, project financing, and financial decision making. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ECO 2020 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3070 Introduction to Green Construction Cr. 3

Sustainable or green-building design and construction: efficient use of resources to create healthier and more energy-efficient buildings. Motivations for green construction projects, technical aspects of their design, obstacles, future directions. Knowledge and capabilities to project-manage a green building. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: BIO 1030 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 3080 Advanced Computers in Construction Cr. 3

Advanced applications of MS Excel software in estimating and financial management of construction projects; making effective project presentations using MS PowerPoint. Field applications of computers; use of PDAs and handheld devices in data acquisition and management. Use of REVIT software in Building Information Modeling (BIM). Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: CE 3010 with a minimum grade of C or ET 2140 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 4050 Construction Methods Cr. 3

Overview of construction practices in industry; processes and equipment involved in construction projects from conception to final delivery. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: MAT 1800 with a minimum grade of C- or CMT 2X20 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 4140 Project Administration Cr. 3

Overview of construction project and contract administration and management. Use of Excel, Expedition, and Prolog software. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: CMT 2X00 with a minimum grade of C

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 4190 Construction Management Law Cr. 3

Legal issues arising from construction management services, focusing on risk management and liability awareness. Topical areas include basic legal doctrines, the construction management professional/client relationship, contractor selection, the construction process, and professional practice problems. Emphasizes Michigan state law. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: ENG 3050 with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Junior or Senior.

CMT 4200 Senior Project Cr. 3

Satisfies General Education Requirement: Writing Intensive Competency

Capstone project; senior students work in teams; application of skills, knowledge, techniques and concepts. Satisfies the University General Education Writing Intensive Course in the Major requirement. Offered Winter.

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students with a class of Senior; enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students; enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 5030 Facilities Management Principles Cr. 3

Aspects of facilities management: buildings and grounds, custodial services, design and construction, operations and maintenance management. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: CMT 21X0 with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

CMT 5060 Planning and Scheduling Cr. 3

Provides an overview of the principles needed to successfully manage the time schedule of construction projects using Primavera P5. There principles are attributed to many processes and techniques, including, Critical path Method (CPM) Technique, Time Scheduling and updating, Resource Management (Allocation, Leveling and Control), Cost Management, and Reporting. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: CMT 3010 with a minimum grade of C-

CMT 5070 Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings Cr. 3

Principles and applications of basic mechanical and electrical systems; design examples; emerging technology and environmental issues; essential engineering calculations and data. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: MAT 1800 with a minimum grade of C-

Restriction(s): Enrollment limited to students in the College of Engineering.

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