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Construction Management

The School of Management and Entrepreneurship seeks to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to those students who aim to receive a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA). We are dedicated to advancing business knowledge and the practical application of business principles in a global technological environment. The faculty has created a business curriculum that emphasizes the link between business management and technology.

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Program Description

The School of Management and Entrepreneurship seeks to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to those students who aim to receive a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA). Building upon the heritage and accomplishments of our schools of engineering and architecture, the School of Management and Entrepreneurship is dedicated to advancing business knowledge and the practical application of business principles in a global technological environment.

The faculty has created a business curriculum which emphasizes the link between business management and technology. The curriculum is also designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach to business decision making, blending broad-based knowledge of the business functions with an emphasis in Construction Management. Students are exposed to the areas of accounting, economics, finance, organizational management, and statistics, and their application in a corporate, service, manufacturing or entrepreneurial environment.

Mission

The School of Management and Entrepreneurship at Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico is dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded, technology-oriented business education that will empower them to become tomorrow’s socially responsible business leader.

Educational Objectives

The main objectives of the academic programs offered at the School of Management and Entrepreneurship are to:

  1. Provide a multi-disciplinary approach to business decision-making.
  2. Enhance the student’s awareness and skills in technology, quantitative reasoning, knowledge of business fundamentals and their understanding of its application in a global business environment.
  3. Improve the student’s leadership abilities, teamwork, and communication skills. Contribute to achieving personal, professional and academic goals while being aware of ethical, and social responsibilities in the decision-making process.

Degree Offered

Bachelor in Business Administration with major in Construction Management

Student Outcomes

The Business Administration program is designed to develop a broad knowledge of the business disciplines, awareness, and skills in the use of technology for business decision-making, a sense of social responsibility, as well as effective communication and team-work skills.

Graduates from the Business Administration Program shall be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to gather and analyze information for research and creative problem-solving.
  2. Employ effective communication skills in a variety of business situations and daily work environments.
  3. Acquire the ability to utilize leadership skills, to influence and support others in the performance of their tasks.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as a team member and team leader.
  5. Develop the ability to manage technological change, and understand its role in the global business environment.
  6. Demonstrate ability for self-evaluation, and behavior modification; and evidence comprehension of business ethics and social responsibility.
  7. Develop the ability to integrate and apply knowledge of the various business disciplines, in conjunction with the selected specialization, to improve the decision-making process.
  8. Acquire the ability to conceptualize, plan, develop and apply the necessary skills to engage in an entrepreneurial endeavor.
B.B.A. AREA OF EMPHASIS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM SEQUENCE

FIRST YEAR

FIRST QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
SPAN 1010 Linguistic Analysis of Literary Genres

3

ENGL 1010 The Study of the Essay as a Literary Genre

3

SOHU 2010 Socio-humanistic Studies I

3

MATH 1310 Applied Mathematics for Business I

3

12

SECOND QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT 1010 Introduction to Management

3

COMP 1010 Introduction to Computer & Basic Language

3

SOHU 2020 Socio-humanistic Studies II

3

MATH 1320 Applied Mathematics for Business II

3

12

THIRD QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO 2010 Accounting Principles I

4

COMP 2010 Business Application Programs

3

ECO 3010 Micro Economics

3

MARK 1010 Marketing

3

13

SECOND YEAR

FIRST QUARTER

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT-HOURS
ACCO 2020 Accounting Principles II

4

ENGL 2020 Business English

3

ECON 3020 Macro Economics

3

SPAN 2020 Business Spanish

3

13

SECOND QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT 2010 Organizational Theory Management

3

MGMT 2020 Business Law

3

FINA 2010 Finance

3

STAT 2010 Probabilities & Statistics

3

12

 THIRD QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT 3210 Construction Management

3

MGMT 3220 Construction Contract & Legal Documents

3

PHIL 3000 Business Ethics

3

STAT 2020 Statistics & Hypothesis Testing

3

12

THIRD YEAR

 FIRST QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT 3230 Construction Material & Methods

3

MGMT 3240 Construction Estimates & Cost

3

COMP 3010 Database Management

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

12

SECOND QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT 4210 Project Planning & Control

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Sohu Elective

3

15

THIRD QUARTER

COURSE TITLE CREDIT-HOURS
MGMT 4270 Construction Mgmt Project

3

Directed Dept Elective

3

Directed Dept. Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Sohu Elective

3

15