About the Construction Management Program
The Construction Department offices are located in the Engineering Building on the western edge of the SIUE campus. The 129,000 square-foot state of the art building was completed in the spring of 2000, and contains smart classrooms, laboratory space, computer labs, an auditorium, and faculty offices.
The Mission of the Department of Construction is to prepare its students to assume positions leading to increasing managerial responsibility in a wide variety of firms and agencies which plan and execute construction projects.
The objective of the Department of Construction is to provide graduates with the engineering and business knowledge and skills necessary to coordinate the multifaceted aspects of the construction industry.
- Strategic Goal #1—Academic programs - Maintain high standards of academic excellence in the construction management program that will attract well-qualified students and faculty, and meet the needs of the construction industry.
- Strategic Goal #2—Students - Enhance the quality of incoming students to produce graduates that are highly valued by industry, and qualified to pursue graduate study if desired.
- Strategic Goal #3—Faculty- Recruit and retain faculty known and respected not only for dedication to undergraduate instruction, but to the continued professional development of technical professionals in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
- Strategic Goal #4—Industry Outreach - Maintain effective outreach to alumni and the greater construction industry
The construction program is accredited with the American Council for Construction Education (http://www.acce-hq.org/).
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