Bachelor of Science in Construction Science - Texas A&M University (2022)

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The construction science program at Texas A&M University prepares students to become industry leaders. You’ll learn to construct high-quality facilities and build relationships that will last. As an undergraduate, you’ll gain access to industry professionals and real experience while you earn your degree. You’ll develop skills you can apply to create, renovate, and expand the built environment.

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About the Construction Science Program

Our STEM-coded undergraduate degree combines aspects of business, project planning and construction management. Our interdisciplinary approach brings people, products, and processes together to solve concrete problems.

We have the largest construction science program in the country with about 1,000 students in our undergraduate program. We treat our students like family and have a very strong former student network.

Our four-year program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and prepares students to enter the construction industry.

Sectors of the industry

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Heavy Civil

Careers

Construction science graduates quickly become valued members of construction teams. Graduates become project engineers, site superintendents, estimators, and project managers. Industry feedback consistently indicates that our graduates are well prepared to face today’s industry challenges.

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Starting Salary$54,080$62,950$95,000
Hiring Bonus$750$3,947$25,000

FAQs about the construction industry

What kind of jobs can I get with a construction science degree?

Students graduating from our program become project managers, estimators, schedulers, superintendents, and project engineers.

What sectors of the construction industry does this program prepare you for?

Students graduating from our program are equipped with the basic skills/knowledge to succeed in all sectors of the construction industry, including:

  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Heavy Civil
  • International Construction
  • Aviation
  • Federal Construction
  • Facility management
  • Technology
  • Law Practice

What graduate degrees could I pursue after getting my bachelor’s degree?

A number of our graduates pursue advanced degrees in construction management, law, real estate development, business, finance, or architecture.

What’s the difference between construction and engineering?

On a construction project, an engineer would be able to stamp drawings or have the liability that goes along with the theory behind a system, process or building plans. Our construction science graduates are often onsite, working with the people, products and processes to bring a project to life.

Curriculum

The construction science program’s interdisciplinary curriculum prepares students to become industry leaders. We prepare our students to make an impact on people and places by turning ideas into reality. Students learn to build complete, high-quality facilities in a timely and safe manner.

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Degree Plan 2022–2023

All students are placed on the current catalog when they enter the Department of Construction Science. Students must complete all of the requirements for their specific catalog.

Year 132 credit hours

Fall Semester – 16 credit hours

COSC 153Intro to the Construction Industry3 credit hours

Characteristics of the construction industry; types of construction companies; contracts; people involved in a project, their responsibilities and interrelationships; evolution of a project; interpreting working drawings; construction bonds; contract documents.

COSC 184Construction Safety1 credit hour

Administration and application of the OSHA Act in the construction industry; includes standards, the general duty clause, competent person, and hazard identification; fulfills the requirements for the ten-hour OSHA certifications.

COSC 222Social Issues in the History of the Construction Environment 3 credit hours

Introduction to cultural and social issues in the built environment; exploration of how individual and collective ideas, values and beliefs are expressed in the construction environment; how the field of construction internalizes and thinks about these values across cultures and how authority, majorities and privilege affect the creativity of the built environment; emphasizes civil discourse to help recognize positionality and work collaboratively in a multicultural society.

ECON 202 or ECON 203 Principles of Economics3 credit hours

Elementary principles of economics; the economic problem and the price system; theory of demand, theory of production and the firm, theory of supply; the interaction of demand and supply OR Measurement and determination of national income, employment and price; introduction to monetary and fiscal policy analysis; the effects of government deficits and debt, exchange rates and trade balances.

HIST 105American History3 credit hours

Colonial heritage; Revolution; adoption of Constitution; growth of nationalism and sectionalism; Civil War; Reconstruction; also taught at Galveston and Qatar campuses.

MATH 140Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences3 credit hours

Application of common algebraic functions, including polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and rational, to problems in business, economics and the social sciences; includes mathematics of finance, including simple and compound interest and annuities; systems of linear equations; matrices; linear programming; and probability, including expected value.

Spring Semester – 16 credit hours

ACCT 209Survey of Accounting Principles3 credit hours

Accounting survey for non-business majors; non-technical accounting procedures, preparation and interpretation of financial statements and internal control. May not be used to satisfy degree requirements for majors in business. Business majors who choose to take this course must do so on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

COSC 175Construction Graphics Communication3 credit hours

Visualization, interpretation and communication of graphical geometry in construction design and engineering; graphical analysis of problems; sketching applications, computer aided design and fundamentals of information modeling software; introduction to common quantitative tools in construction.

COSC 284Intro to Applied Workplace Ethics, Etiquette, and Communication1 credit hour

Professional ethics, etiquette and communication for employment preparation with a construction or construction related company; various case studies emphasizing personal accountability, integrity and codes of conduct; etiquette and communication of all forms will be presented, applied and discussed in reflective writing assignments in order to prepare to meet the professional expectations of employers upon graduation.

ENGL 104Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours

Focus on referential and persuasive researched essays through the development of analytical reading ability, critical thinking and library research skills.

HIST 106 or HIST 226American History or Texas History3 credit hours

Since reconstruction; new social and industrial problems; rise of progressivism; U.S. emergence as a world power; World War I; reaction and New Deal; World War II; contemporary America OR History of Texas from Spanish period to present day. Stress placed upon period of Anglo-American settlement, revolution, republic and development of modern state

MATH 142Business Calculus3 credit hours

Limits and continuity; techniques and applications of derivatives including curve sketching and optimization; techniques and applications of integrals; emphasis on applications in business, economics, and social sciences.

Year 230 credit hours

Fall Semester – 14 credit hours

COSC 253Construction Materials and Methods I3 credit hours

Materials, methods and sequences of the construction process; emphasis on design, specification, purchase and use of concrete, masonry and wood.

ENGL 210Technical and Business Writing3 credit hours

Focus on writing for professional rhetorical situations; correspondence and researched reports fundamental to the workplace—memoranda, letters, electronic correspondence, research proposals and presentations; use of visual rhetoric and document design in print and electronic mediums; emphasis on audience awareness, clarity of communication and collaborative team-work; also taught at Galveston and Qatar campuses.

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PHYS 201College Physics4 credit hours

Fundamentals of classical mechanics, heat, and sound. Primarily for architecture, education, premedical, predental, and preveterinary medical students; also taught at Galveston campus.

POLS 206American National Government3 credit hours

American National Government. Survey of American national government, politics, and constitutional development; also taught at Galveston and Qatar campuses.

Life and Physical Sciences Elective*1 credit hour

Select from University Core curriculum – Life and Physical courses (minimum 1 credit hour; e.g. KINE 120).

Spring Semester – 16 credit hours

COSC 275Estimating 13 credit hours

Systems approach to determining required quantities of construction materials; quantification of various types of foundation systems, structural systems and building envelope systems; excerpts of contract documents from a variety of different building projects.

MGMT 209Business, Government, and Society***3 credit hours

Foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business; includes general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property and business law in the global context. May not be used to satisfy degree requirements for majors in business. The prerequisite to the courses are U2 classification or higher.

POLS 207Government / Political Science3 credit hours

State and Local Government. Survey of state and local government and politics with special reference to the constitution and politics of Texas; also taught at Galveston and Qatar campuses.

CHEM 119 or GEOL 101 & GEOL 102Fundamentals of Chemistry 1 OR Principles of Geology & Principles of Geology Lab4 credit hours

Select one of the listed courses. For more information, refer to the course catalog.

General Elective3 credit hours
Year 330 credit hours

Fall Semester – 15 credit hours

COSC 301Construction Surveying3 credit hours

Practical applications of surveying to the practice of construction project management; distance, grade and angular measurement; surveying equipment and its application to construction layout and control; surveying documentation and field work; introduction to other three dimensional measurement and positioning systems.

COSC 325Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems in Construction I3 credit hours

Design, operation, materials and installation methods of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in construction.

COSC 353Construction Project Management3 credit hours

covering concepts of project selection, estimating bidding, scheduling, subcontracting practices, cost controls, project documentation, construction bonds, insurance, payments and the elements of close out; development of professional communication skills through prepared multi-media presentations.

COSC 375Estimating II3 credit hours

Quantification and pricing of direct field costs and general condition costs from construction documents; the preparation of complete lump sum bid package ready for project execution; complete set of contract documents required.

COSC Directed Elective I3 credit hours

Select from COSC 464, COSC 468, and COSC 489.

Spring Semester – 15 credit hours

COSC 3213 credit hours

Introduction to the physical principles that govern classical statics and strengths of materials through the design of architectural structures.

COSC 463Construction Law and Ethics3 credit hours

Introduction to basic contract and tort issues and their application in the construction industry; delineation of the various types of contracts and remedies available to parties involved in a construction project; additional related topics including bidding, delays, mechanics liens, site conditions, warranties and the Uniform Commercial Code as it relates to the construction industry, introduction to legal research and reasoning as used by professional constructors.

COSC 475Construction Project Planning3 credit hours

Development of parameter cost estimates for activities that relate to the construction of a building project; work packages sequenced, planned and leveled to develop a working project execution document; development of procedures to monitor actual field progress.

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Architecture Elective3 credit hours

Select one of the following: ARCH 249, ARCH 250, ARCH 350, ARTS 150, or ENDS 101.

COSC Directed Elective II3 credit hours

Select one of the following: COSC 303, COSC 450, or COSC 459.

Year 428 credit hours

Fall Semester – 13 credit hours

COSC 494Internship7 credit hours

An internship (15 weeks, 600 hours) with a construction or construction-related company that exposes the student to construction-related activities, daily logs, monthly reports, final report and completion letter required; distance education course with non-resident status. No other TAMU courses may be taken while enrolled in COSC 494. Internship must be fall or spring semester.

MGMT 309Survey Management3 credit hours

Survey for non-business majors of the basic functions and responsibilities of managers; includes the environmental context of management, planning and decision making, organization structure and design, leading and managing people, and the controlling process; issues of globalization, ethics, quality and diversity integrated throughout the course. May not be used to satisfy degree requirements for majors in business.

FINC 409Survey of Finance Principles*******3 credit hours

Finance survey for non-business majors; financial markets, the investment banking process, interest rates, financial intermediaries and the banking system, financial instruments, time value of money concepts, security valuation and selection, and international finance. May not be used to satisfy degree requirements for majors in business or agribusiness. 300 – 400 level business courses MUST be taken at Texas A&M. A student does not need to be in upper level to take these courses. The prerequisite to these courses is U3 or U4 classification.

Spring Semester – 15 credit hours

COSC 465Advanced Topics in Construction Law3 credit hours

Legal issues affecting construction, including the parties to construction work, contracting, responsibilities and risk, risk management, damages, handling of claims and disputes, indemnification, bonds, insurance, bankruptcy, labor and employment, and subcontract management; litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods regularly used in the construction industry.

COSC 477Construction Project Controls3 credit hours

Introduction to construction related financial documents including schedule of values, labor and operations cost reports, income statements, balance sheets and construction budgets; emphasis on the development of techniques required to effectively monitor the financial aspects of a construction project.

COSC Capstone3 credit hours

Select from COSC 440 – Interdisciplinary Capstone, COSC – 441 Residential Capstone, COSC 442 – Commercial Capstone, COSC 443 – Industrial Capstone (spring semester only), COSC 446 – Specialty Capstone. Capstone MUST be taken last semester. A student’s capstone preference is NOT guaranteed.

COSC Directed Elective III3 credit hours

Select from COSC 326, 421, 461, or COSC 489.

COSC Directed Elective IV3 credit hours

Select from COSC 326, COSC 421, COSC 450, COSC 459, COSC 461, COSC 464, COSC 468, or COSC 489.

* Subject to change

A grade of C or better is required in all School of Architecture courses (ARCH, ARTS, CARC, COSC, ENDS, LAND, URPN, and VIST) to satisfy Construction Science degree requirements.

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COSC 175/AREN 175 Construction Graphics Communication

COSC 153Introduction to the Construction Industry

COSC 301Construction Surveying

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Preparing for the Construction Science Program

Our program consists of an equal distribution of first-time-in-college freshmen, changed major and transfer students. Talk with an academic advisor to find out how you can best prepare for our program depending on your situation.

FAQ about preparing for the program

How much does it cost to attend?

The cost to attend varies depending on a variety of factors, including semester of admission, student type, how many hours you take per semester, and rate type. Use the to get the best estimate of your tuition cost per semester.

Additional costs to consider include course materials, housing, meal plans, parking, and fees.

Can I transfer into this program?

Yes! About two-thirds of our students are transfer students or students who changed their major.

What financial aid and scholarships are available to students?

Numerous scholarships and financial aid are available through Texas A&M University, the School of Architecture, and the Department of Construction Science. Incoming freshmen applicants are considered for university scholarships through the ApplyTexas Application or the Coalition Application. Continuing students can apply for additional scholarships through the University Scholarship Application for Continuing Students. For more information about university scholarships, visit scholarships.tamu.edu.

Same Program, Different City

Students can complete their undergraduate degree at the Higher Education Center in McAllen, Texas. Students in McAllen will follow the same curriculum and requirements as students in College Station. Through this satellite location, we are expanding our impact in south Texas.

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Internships and Study Abroad Programs

Construction science students gain valuable, transformative work experience through our program. All our students must complete an industry internship in the sector of their choice. We partner with the Construction Industry Advisory Council to stay current and meet industry needs.

Some students choose to complete their internship internationally during the full semester through study abroad. During the spring study abroad program, students are able to participate in the Constructionarium experience, a one-of-a-kind program where student groups plan, schedule, budget, manage and construct a scaled-down version of iconic buildings, bridges, dams and civil engineering projects from all over the world.

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FAQs

Is a construction science degree worth it? ›

Higher Salary Potential

Those with a bachelor's degree in construction management earn an average of $95,000 per year with additional benefits. Construction managers' need is also estimated to grow at a rate of 8% through 2029, making this a sought-after position higher than the national average.

How much does a construction science major make? ›

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $138,500 and as low as $23,000, the majority of Construction Science salaries currently range between $39,000 (25th percentile) to $66,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $109,000 annually across the United States.

How long does it take to get a construction science degree? ›

About the Construction Science Program

We treat our students like family and have a very strong former student network. Our four-year program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and prepares students to enter the construction industry.

What is the most common bachelor's degree at Texas A&M? ›

The most popular majors at Texas A&M University include: Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related ...

Is it hard to get a job as a construction manager? ›

Construction management is a promising career with growing job opportunities. According to the BLS, employment of construction managers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.

What is the best degree for construction? ›

A Civil Engineering degree will allow you to work in both fields. All you need to decide is whether you want to be more involved in the entire development and planning process or if you want to become a construction manager and take the on-site responsibilities of construction projects.

What is the highest paid job in construction? ›

1. Elevator installers and repairers ($88,540) With a median salary of $88,000, elevator installers and repairers top our list of highest paying construction jobs.

What job can I get with a construction science degree? ›

  • Construction project manager. Construction project managers are responsible for the planning, execution, and completion of construction projects. ...
  • Construction estimator. ...
  • Project controls engineer. ...
  • Project manager. ...
  • Architectural intern. ...
  • Structural engineer. ...
  • Electrical engineer. ...
  • Civil engineer.
Jul 17, 2022

What can I do with a degree in construction science? ›

Graduates have diverse and promising career opportunities in jobs including construction management, general contracting, project management, cost engineering, building inspection and many others.
  • Construction manager.
  • Construction estimating, scheduling and operations.
  • Construction and building inspector.
Mar 28, 2022

What is a good major at Texas A&M? ›

The most popular majors at Texas A&M University include: Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related ...

What GPA do you need to get into Texas A&M? ›

With a GPA of 3.68, Texas A&M requires you to be above average in your high school class. You'll need at least a mix of A's and B's, with more A's than B's. You can compensate for a lower GPA with harder classes, like AP or IB classes.

What is Texas A&M known for academically? ›

Texas A&M has earned reputation for excellence through high-quality academic programs, expert faculty, commitment to research and alumni outcomes. As an institution, we've been ranked at the top for state, national and global levels.

What math do you need for construction management? ›

A lot of what you will do as a construction manager will include looking at complex charts, CAD diagrams, and other drawings. You'll need a strong understanding of general math, and the program will go on to develop your skills in geometry and trigonometry.

Is construction science a STEM major? ›

Construction is a Career in STEM

And these aren't just the theoretical parts of STEM – it's STEM actually being applied to real-life purposes. To learn more about professions in the construction industry, check out the information and resources on our Construction Careers page.

What can you do with an associates in construction science? ›

Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers or employment in the following fields: assisting construction managers, materials take-off and assisting materials estimators, drafting plans, entry-level carpenters, entry-level finish installer, entry-level concrete installers, retail ...

Is construction a stressful job? ›

There's no secret that construction is a stressful industry. Feast-or-famine schedules require long hours during busy periods, and stress over the bottom line when the work is slow. Ever tightening timelines and even tighter margins means every day has to be maximized.

Is construction a good career? ›

Construction management is not only considered one of the best careers in the industry, but it's also listed as one of the best jobs in the country, according to a report from U.S. News.

What are the disadvantages of construction? ›

The obvious disadvantages are the delay in occupancy while land acquisition, design work, and building are going on, and the cost of overruns and mistakes caused by forecasting errors and planning oversights." Certainly, there are risks associated with construction.

What is bachelor of science in construction? ›

This degree equips students with a wide range of skills and knowledge required of a managerial role in the construction industry.

What is a construction degree called? ›

Associate Degree Programs

More than 50 two-year colleges offer construction management or construction technology programs. An associate degree combined with work experience is usually enough for managers who supervise smaller projects and can help with your earning potential.

How hard is civil engineering? ›

Civil engineering is hard. Civil engineering is harder than humanities and liberal arts majors but slightly easier than other engineering disciplines. Civil engineering is a difficult degree because it requires students to take several tough math courses, challenging technical classes, and multiple lab sessions.

What's the easiest job in construction? ›

11 Construction Jobs You Can Get With Little to No Experience
  • 11 Entry-Level Construction Jobs.
  • Traffic Controller or Construction Flagger.
  • Cleaning Crew.
  • General Laborer.
  • Sheet Metal Worker.
  • Flooring and Tile Installer.
  • Painter.
  • Insulation Installer.

What trades pay 100k a year? ›

Trade Jobs That Pay 6 Figures
  • Air traffic controller.
  • Commercial Pilot.
  • Construction Manager.
  • Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation and Relay.
  • Elevator Installer and Repairer.
  • First-line Supervisors of Police and Detectives.
  • In-N-Out Manager.
  • Nuclear Power Reactor Operators.
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What job makes the most money per hour? ›

Anesthesiologist. It's not uncommon for doctors to earn $100 an hour or more but one category you might not expect is anesthesiologist.

What should I do after construction? ›

10 careers you can do after construction management
  1. Inspector. National average salary: $46,293 per year. ...
  2. HVAC technician. National average salary: $48,159 per year. ...
  3. Home remodeler. ...
  4. Property manager. ...
  5. Equipment rental coordinator. ...
  6. Environmental consultant. ...
  7. Financial advisor. ...
  8. Project manager.
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Is construction project management a good career? ›

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for construction management jobs is expected to increase much faster than average through 2030. And those already in the profession are earning well, with a median salary of nearly $100,000.

Why do you want to work in construction? ›

Job satisfaction

The satisfaction of seeing your work develop in front of your eyes is one of the most fulfilling aspects of working in construction. You can watch a building transform and grow into the finished product, knowing you have made an important and lasting contribution to the landscape.

Where do construction managers make the most money? ›

Here are the five states offering the highest annual salaries to construction managers in America. New Jersey; 6,140 employed construction managers; $145,400 per year. Rhode Island; 310 employed construction managers; $132,750 per year. New York; 10,970 employed construction managers; $131,950 per year.

What are the benefits of construction management? ›

Benefits of construction management software
  • Real-time communication and collaboration. ...
  • Budget management and accounting. ...
  • Resources management. ...
  • Document sharing and control. ...
  • Business expansion.

What do construction managers do? ›

As a construction manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all the logistics of a construction project. Duties may include creating work schedules for your team, and allocating responsibilities. You might also be required to conduct site visits and report to senior managers on project progress.

What is a construction science degree? ›

This major prepares students to enter the construction industry in various positions with the ability to lead, problem solve, and use innovative applications on their construction projects.

Is a construction management certification worth it? ›

While certification is not always a requirement for employment, many construction managers find holding certificates from accredited organizations boost their job prospects. Like in a degree program, students pursuing a certificate gain expertise in building information modeling, project delivery, and decision-making.

Is Bachelors of science a good degree? ›

A BA and a BS serve different purposes. Neither degree ranks as better than the other, but one might better suit specific career goals. For example, students interested in technical careers may need a BS for graduate school applications. In some majors, undergrads choose between a BA and a BS.

Is it worth getting a Masters in construction management? ›

Overall, if a person wants to know is a construction management degree worth it, the answer is yes. A person can earn a high salary. Plus, if a person likes to be in charge of others or tasks, then the answer to is a construction management degree worth it is yes.

What is the highest paid job in construction? ›

1. Elevator installers and repairers ($88,540) With a median salary of $88,000, elevator installers and repairers top our list of highest paying construction jobs.

What jobs can I get with construction science degree? ›

Jobs directly related to your degree include:
  • Arbitrator.
  • Building control surveyor.
  • Building services engineer.
  • Building surveyor.
  • Construction manager.
  • Estates manager.
  • Estimator.
  • Fire risk assessor.

What can I do with a degree in construction science? ›

Graduates have diverse and promising career opportunities in jobs including construction management, general contracting, project management, cost engineering, building inspection and many others.
  • Construction manager.
  • Construction estimating, scheduling and operations.
  • Construction and building inspector.
Mar 28, 2022

How hard is the Certified Construction Manager exam? ›

How hard is the certified construction manager exam? The Certified Construction Manager (CCM) exam is considered to be quite hard. As we saw earlier, you will have 4 hours to answer questions on various topics, all relating to your capabilities as a construction manager.

What certifications should a construction manager have? ›

20 Best Construction Manager Certifications
  • OSHA Safety Certificate. ...
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) ...
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) ...
  • Master Project Manager (MPM) ...
  • EPA Amusement Operators Safety Certification (EPA) ...
  • Certified Manager Certification (CM) ...
  • Certified Construction Professional (CCP)
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How do I get certified in construction management? ›

Some employers require Construction Managers to obtain a construction management license. It entails taking an approved course instructing Construction Managers on contract administration, project safety, and construction operations. After completing the course, candidates must pass the licensing exam.

What is the easiest bachelor of science degree? ›

Psychology is commonly thought of as the easiest of the science majors thanks to its relative lack of complex math, although psych majors can still expect to do a fair amount of statistical analysis on their way to a degree.

What degree pays most? ›

Highest Paying Jobs With a Bachelor's Degree
RankMajorMid-Career Pay
Rank:1Petroleum EngineeringMid-Career Pay:$187,300
2Operations Research & Industrial EngineeringMid-Career Pay:$170,400
3Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS)Mid-Career Pay:$159,300
4Interaction DesignMid-Career Pay:$155,800
21 more rows

Does a BA or BS make more money? ›

According to Emolument, a salary comparison tool, right out of the gate Americans with a BS degree earn about 17% more on average than those with a BA degree. The technical skills often associated with a BS are in high demand. For the first 10 years of experience in the field, BS degrees have the edge.

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