Bachelor's Degree in General Business - Construction Management

Department of General Business, Reese Construction Management

Degree Description

Lamar University's Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in General Business offers a concentration in Construction Management to prepare you for an industry that employs over 6 million individuals and creates nearly $1 trillion work of structures each year.  

As cities grow, so does both the demand for Construction Managers and the career potential of our graduates. Build hospitals, universities or refineries, from an office chair or on site – the possibilities are as varied as our students’ interests.

Why Study Construction Management at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in General Business with a concentration in Construction Management will give you a strong foundation in business while your construction management courses include hands-on training and a required internship so you graduate with real world experience.

Additional business coursework combined with high level knowledge of construction projects will make you competitive in auxiliary roles within construction companies, such as human resources, marketing, sales, purchasing and project management.

Career Paths

Construction Managers ensure construction projects are completed on time and on budget, without sacrificing the quality of work or the safety of their workers. From design to completion, Construction Managers work through the entire process of turning a blueprint into reality. For work as an estimator, scheduler or superintendent, additional coursework or training may be required.

Primary Careers

Construction Manager, Estimator, Scheduler, Superintendent

Meet the Faculty

Faculty Member NameMarleen Swerdlow, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Professor
General Business, Law
Faculty Member NameJ.Y. Choi, Ph.D.
Professor
Economics
Faculty Member NameVivek Natarajan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Marketing and Management
Dr. Hwang, Interim Program DirectorSeokyon Hwang, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of Reese Construction Management