Construction Science and Management Mission Statement
The Mission of the Construction Science and Management program is to achieve a nationally recognized, student-centered, industry-oriented, construction program that prepares graduates to become outstanding future leaders, well versed in relevant management practices, current construction techniques and methods used to construct the built environment.
The following ten “Program Outcomes” and associated 20 student learning outcomes are used to support the above mission:
Outcome Number 1
Students will an understanding of construction fundamentals.
Outcome Number 2
Students will demonstrate an understanding of construction processes.
Outcome Number 3
Students will apply effective communication skills.
Outcome Number 4
Students will understand project risk management and project control processes.
Outcome Number 5
Students will demonstrate strong leadership, management and teamwork skills.
Outcome Number 6
Students will apply modern technology to solve construction related problems.
Outcome Number 7
Students will recognize and apply high professional practices, sustainability and ethical standards.
Outcome Number 8
Students will demonstrate an understanding and application of construction building systems.
Outcome Number 9
Students will demonstrate an understanding of construction business fundamentals.
Outcome Number 10
Students will demonstrate and understanding of safety plans and quality assurance protocols.
The Construction Science and Management Program developed a list of five (5) goals and their associated objectives it wishes to accomplish during the next six (6) year strategic planning cycle. These goals are as follows:
See link below to view CSM Program's Strategic Plan in its entirety:
Program Delivery Assessment
1. Reviews from the Senior Capstone Course CSM 4360.
2. Review of individual course notebooks.
3. Review of each Instructor’s “Course Assessment and Improvement Plan” using subjective and objective methods of measurement.
4. Review of Program Outcomes by way of Course Outcomes.
5. Construction Advisory Board’s review of the Construction Program.
6. Construction Program Coordinator’s assessment of the progress made in meeting the program's Mission.
1. Alumni Survey Results (Graduating Seniors).
2. Construction Alumni Survey (conducted every three years by the department).
3. Employers Evaluation of Texas State University Construction Science and Management Employee(s).
The following scholarships are available to all Construction Science and Management (CSM) Majors through the Department of Engineering Technology. The application forms are available in the Main Office of the Roy F. Mitte (RFM) Building, room 2240, the first Monday of October and are to be completed and submitted by the first Monday in November. The scholarships awardees are announced in December, with funds made available for the following spring semester. Below is a list of the Departmental Scholarships available to CSM majors along with a summary of their requirements (See scholarship application for a complete list of qualifications).
Construction Science and Management specific scholarships
General Departmental Scholarships available to all Departmental Majors
See link below for 2016/2017 scholarship honorees:
Entrance requirements to Texas State University for students with no previous college experience are:
1) Required SAT I or ACT test scores and high school class rank.
2) Satisfy general admission requirements.
3) Submit the Apply Texas Application which includes an essay.
4) Submit official high school transcript.
Please visit the University Catalog for more details.