The B.S. in Urban Construction Management degree at UNO will provide a holistic approach to urban construction management and will include courses in engineering, management, history and urban studies. The students graduating with this unique degree will specialize in urban residential and commercial planning, design, and sustainable construction management techniques. They will also be knowledgeable and proficient in preservation and restoration of historically significant housing, monuments, structures, facilities, and related construction features.
The B.S. in Urban Construction Management degree at UNO can be obtained by completing 120-credit-hour coursework over a period of 4 years.
The rapid speed and widespread extent of urbanization will demand amplified basic services for the citizens including affordable housing, reliable water, wastewater, and storm water management systems, well-planned transportation provisions, and other efficient civil infrastructure utilities. Practicing engineers, designers, and construction managers currently face the challenge of changing the status quo of their work and adapting their design/management methods to embed sustainable thought process throughout all of their decision making methods. The University of New Orleans' Construction Management degree focuses on urban residential and commercial development coupled with rehabilitation and restoration of existing municipal infrastructures and historic preservation.
Upon completing the Bachelor of Science in Urban Construction Management degree from the University of New Orleans, the student will be able to:
(Evidence-based Reading and Writings)
b. Satisfy all other university admission standards.
Each student will be required to complete internship with a local construction company. The CEE department will assist the student in securing suitable internship opportunities in the greater New Orleans area. The department will also work with the students in successful completion of the internship experience.
Malay Ghose Hajra, Ph.D., P.E.
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Office: EN 810-A)