Jun 16, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Concrete Industry Management, Production, Sales, and Service Concentration, B.S.

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Department of Concrete Industry Management
Heather Brown, program coordinator


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 Production, Sales, and Service concentration is geared toward developing technical managers for ready mix, block, and precast concrete production facilities as well as their suppliers, such as admixture, aggregate, cement, and equipment companies. Position opportunities include operations management, sales and sales management, marketing management, human resource management, technical service and quality control, or environmental and safety management.

All students in the Production, Sales, and Service concentration are required to choose a business-related cognate from the list below in addition to the CIM major requirement of completing a Business Administration minor. Twelve (12) hours must be successfully completed in a single chosen cognate area prior to graduation.

Core classes in the major include CIM 1010 , CIM 1050 , CIM 3000 , CIM 3050 , CIM 3060 ,CIM 3100 , CIM 3300 , CIM 4030 , CIM 4150 , CIM 4200 , CIM 4910 .

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.

Curriculum: Concrete Industry Management, Production, Sales, and Service

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

Subtotal: 28 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


CIM 3300 , Concrete Industry Internship, will be taken sometime after the sophomore year for two credits.

Subtotal: 31 Hours

Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120


Students should consult their advisors each semester to plan their schedules. The advisor listing can be found at www.mtsucim.com/.

Academic Map

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

Concrete Industry Management, Production, Sales, and Service, B.S., Academic Map   

Concrete Industry Management Cognate Courses

Production, Sales, and Service  students must choose any four courses from below. Concrete Contracting  students must choose one course.


Environmental Sustainability and Technology


Foreign Language (choose one language)

  • Elementary I and II or equivalent
  • Intermediate I and II or equivalent

Physical Geography

Public Relations

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