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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Department of Construction Management


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College of Technology  > Department of Construction Management

The Art and Science Necessary to Create Civilization

Who’s Who in the Department

Chair:

Lingguang Song

Professor:

Neil Eldin, Jamison (Jami) Kovach, Lingguang Song

Associate Professor:
Daniel Cassler, Lu Gao, Ronald Hopkins, Ahmed Senouci, Junko Sugawara
Assistant Professor:

Maria Burns, Lila Carden, Zia Din, Mary Henderson, Margaret Kidd, David Stayshich

Department Overview

The Department of Construction Management offers undergraduate degree programs in Construction Management (CM) and Supply Chain & Logistics Technology (SCLT). Graduate degree programs are offered in CM, SCLT, and TPM (Technology Project Management).

Construction Management

The construction management program provides graduates with knowledge and skills necessary to join the construction industry. Such knowledge and skills include construction methods, structural systems, contract administration, specifications, planning, estimating, scheduling, and evaluating project performance. The 4-year program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The program objectives and outcomes are posted on our accreditation page for public information.

Supply Chain and Logistics Technology

Supply Chain and Logistics Technology is a technically-based program using information technology to optimize the global flow of industrial goods and services from manufacturers to industrial user. Supply Chain and Logistics Technology focuses on the international supply chain from the source of raw material through the final consumption of the products. Because supply-chain functions are part of all business activities, skills acquired with this degree offer unlimited employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities

The ever-growing construction industry has created a huge demand for dynamic individuals who can integrate construction science, engineering and business. The high demand is manifested in the starting salary of many of our graduates ($50,000 - $60,000) and the potential of earning $120,000 - $150,000 in 10 years.

Our graduates are hired as:

  • Project Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Field Engineers
  • Construction Estimators
  • Construction Planners
  • Construction Superintendents
Supply Chain and Logistics Technology

Career options for SCLT graduates include supply-chain management with domestic and international manufacturing operations, service companies, third-party logistics providers, transportation companies, distribution centers, and other government and private businesses. Graduates are employed as industrial and transportation sales representatives; logistical analysts and consultants; operations managers; purchasing representatives; inventory control specialists; marketing directors; customer service representatives; and warehouse and distribution center managers.

Contact Information

Dr. Lingguang Song
Chair
Construction Management
Email: lsong5@uh.edu
Phone: 713-743-4377

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