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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Concrete Industry Management, Concrete Contracting Concentration, B.S.

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Concrete and Construction Management   
Jon Huddleston

The major in Concrete Industry Management is designed to produce broadly educated, articulate graduates, grounded in basic science and mathematics, who are knowledgeable about concrete technology and techniques and are able to manage people and systems and to promote products or services related to the concrete industry. Examples of opportunities in the field include technical sales of products used to manufacture concrete; operations management of a concrete production facility; sales and marketing of production, construction, and finishing equipment; product distribution, supply chain management, and logistics; project management for a concrete or general contractor; work as a concrete specialist in an architectural/engineering firm or government entity; and support positions such as writer or editor for a technical magazine or professional/trade association management.

The Concrete Contracting concentration offers preparation for entry-level positions with general and concrete contractors, project management firms, masonry contractors, precast erection firms, or government agencies responsible for construction projects. Position opportunities include project management, estimating, field supervision, planning and scheduling, and various other management positions.

Grading Policy

Students majoring in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program must receive grades of C (2.00) or better in all CIM courses in order for the courses to count toward graduation. A minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all CIM classes that are prerequisites to other CIM classes.

Academic Map

Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Concrete Industry Management, Concrete Contracting, B.S, Academic Map   

Degree Requirements

General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 54 hours
     Concrete and Construction Core    6 hours
     CIM Core    27 hours
     Concrete Contracting Concentration    21 hours
Supporting Courses 18-19 hours*
Business Administration Minor 18 hours
TOTAL 120-132 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 120 hours.

General Education (41 hours)

General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (54 hours)

Supporting and Elective Courses (18-19 hours)

Business Administration Minor (18 hours)

See Business Administration Minor  for further information.

Curriculum: Concrete Industry Management, Concrete Contracting

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Subtotal: 29-30 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


 , Concrete Industry Internship, will be taken sometime after the sophomore year for six credit hours.

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 27 Hours

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