Construction Administration Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 61-62

Program Entrance Requirements

Applicants should be at least 24 years of age; have earned a minimum of 12 semester (18 quarter) hours of transferable credit at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution; have earned a minimum of a 2.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative transfer GPA, based on all transferable courses to be considered for admissions; and have at least 3 years of full-time work experience. Credits earned through PLA cannot be used for satisfying the transfer credit hour requirement for admission into an accelerated degree program. Business course grades of “C” or higher will be accepted for transfer into the major.

Degree Requirements

  • Successful completion of a minimum of 128 semester credit hours.
  • Completion of the final 32 semester graded credit hours at Lewis University including four upper division foundation courses nd/or major courses (12 semester credit hours).
  • Achievement of an overall grade point average of at least 2.00 (“C”) for all courses taken at Lewis University and a 2.20 average for the foundation and major area courses.

Degree Requirements

I. General Education (45-46)

06-111College Writing 1

3

06-112College Writing 2

3

10-112Introduction to Human Communication

3

-Mathematics (satisfied by Finite Math or other course equivalent)

3

-Social Science (satisfied by Macroeconomics)

3

-Social Science

3

-Social Science

3

-Natural Science (satisfied by Topics in Environment Science)

3

-Natural Science (please see academic advisor)

3 - 4

Three of the following five courses

-Fine Arts Requirement

3

09-101Culture and Civilization I

3

09-102Culture and Civilization II

3

-Literature Requirement

3

15-110Introduction to Philosophy

3

Two of the following Mission-based courses must be taken at Lewis

19-310Christian Action and Values

3

-OR

15-330Ethics (Action and Values)

3

20-290Cultural Diversity and Intergroup Relations

3

-Theology

3

II. Foundation Courses (30)

LA-120Accounting for Managers

3

LF-200Finance for Managers

3

LB-250Business Law I

3

L6-365Industrial and Organizational Psychology

3

LB-200Principles of Management and Leadership

3

LW-310Principles of Project Management

3

LB-300Business Communication in the Digital Age

3

LM-200Principles of Marketing

3

LG-349Statistics for the Decision Maker

3

-Computer Systems Requirement (satisfied by Intro to Information Systems or other course equivalents)

3

III. Major Courses (28-29)

L6-368Organizational Staffing

3

LB-450Current Issues in Management and Business Ethics

3

L6-371Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

3

LI-415Cost Analysis and Value Engineering

3

L6-372Labor Relations

3

LI-320Construction Safety, Program Planning and Development

3

LI-315Construction Management Document Software

2

LI-310Construction Contracts

2

Choose one of the following:

02-312

LB-331Principles of Commercial Real Estate

3

LB-368Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship

3

IV. Capstone (3)

LI-410Advanced Project Management in Construction

3

V. Electives (23-25)

Elective credit hours will be satisfied through freshman and sophomore level construction courses transferred to Lewis from a regionally accredited community college, technical college, or four-year college/university. Examples of elective courses acceptable for transfer may include construction fundamentals, architecture and drafting, blueprint reading, methods of site building, construction safety, and construction layout and site operations. The program advisor will work with the student to determine the appropriate courses for meeting the elective credit hours required.