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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Heavy-Highway Construction Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Teresa Hall, Department Head
Department of Construction and Operations Management
Solberg Hall 116
605-688-6417
E-mail: teresa.hall@sdstate.edu
www.sdstate.edu/construction-and-operations-management
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Program Information

The minor in Heavy-Highway Construction will provide students in the civil and mechanical engineering programs an opportunity to deepen their knowledge of transportation infrastructure project management.  The minor will prepare students to work for firms who build roads, bridges, and utility installation projects.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Heavy-Highway Construction minor, students will be able to:

  • have an understanding of heavy construction methods and systems including equipment types, how used, and specialty application.
  • apply principles of transportation project management to reduce costs, meet schedule deadlines, and deliver the project to specifications.
  • plan production for heavy equipment projects including selecting the appropriate equipment calculating cost and loading factors.

Course Delivery Format

All courses are offered in traditional face-to-face classroom and lab environments on the SDSU Campus.

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