Construction Engineering and Management
The CEM program develops construction management techniques related to the technological environment of the construction industry. The program blends a carefully chosen mix of civil engineering and construction management courses designed to provide specialization opportunities in Construction Engineering & Construction Management. The OHL School of Construction at FIU is the prime resource for construction management education, training, and technology development in the United States.
This certificate program is open to students with a Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering, construction management, construction engineering, architecture, architectural engineering and other closely related fields of study from an accredited institution. Applicants for the program will be required to meet the same entrance standards as those applying to the Master of Science in Construction Management program.
To earn a Graduate Certificate in CEM, the students must successfully complete the program’s core and elective courses with a minimum grade point average of 3.0, and have no grade lower than “C”. The program consists of 18 credit hours – 6 courses (3 core courses + 3 electives) of 3 credit hours each. These courses cover functional areas of construction management and specialized technical and engineering functions.
Required CEM Core Courses:
- BCN 5645 Construction Economic Analysis 3
- CCE 5035 Construction Engineering Management 3
- BCN 5728 Principles of Construction Scheduling 3
Elective CEM Courses (select 3):
- BCN 5626 Construction Cost Analysis & Control 3
- BCN 6775 Decision & Risk Analysis in Construction 3
- BCN 6916 Developments in Construction Technology 3
- BCN 5774 Topics in International Construction 3
- CCE 5505 Computer Integrated Construction 3
- CGN 5315 Civil Engineering Systems 3
- BCN 5716 Productivity in Construction 3
Transferability of credits
Credits earned in the program with a BCN prefix and up to 3 courses with a CCE or CGN prefix with a grade of “B” or better are fully transferable towards the Master of Science in Construction Management.