Construction Project Management Minor (ARCH)

A. James Clark School of Engineering
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
Phone: 301-405-0234

School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Architecture Building
Phone: 301-405-8000

Program Director: Qingbin Cui, Ph.D.

A minor in Construction Project Management will prepare students for employment in one of the many careers related to the built environment, such as project management, architectural engineering, design and commercial construction.  Students will learn how to manage multiple phases of operation and management in the construction process including building information modeling, cost estimating, project scheduling, construction financing and planning.  The Construction Project Management minor is ideal for students in Architecture, Engineering and similar fields.  This minor is designed to give students a competitive advantage when applying for a job in the construction industry.

Admission Requirements

This minor is only available to undergraduate students in the A. James Clark School of Engineering and the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation who have earned at least 60 credit hours (Junior standing), and have a cumulative University of Maryland GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Process

Interested students must complete an application to the minor, and obtain approval from their major advisor and the CPM minor advisor for their school. Students can obtain an application from their major advisor or go to: for an online copy.

For more information about this minor, please contact the advisor associated with your College/School:

  • Engineering – CPM Minor Advisor: Dr. Qingbin Cui,
  • Architecture – CPM Minor Advisor: Jordan Fields,

The Minor in Construction Project Management consists of 15 credit hours.  Students must complete 5 of the following courses with a grade of "C-" or better and have a minimum 2.0 GPA for the minor.  Students must also complete an internship in the construction industry.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
ENCE325Introduction to Construction Project Management 13
ENCE423Project Planning, Estimating & Scheduling 13
ENCE424Communication for Project Managers 23
ENCE426Construction Documentation and BIM Applications in Engineering and Construction 13
or ARCH472 Building Information Modeling Communication and Collaboration
Select one of the following:3
Selection and Utilization of Construction Equipment 3
Legal Aspects of Architectural and Engineering Practice 4
Project Cost Accounting and Economics 2
Measuring Sustainability in Architecture 3
Methods & Materials of Building Construction 3
Integrated Project Delivery 3
Total Credits15

Course offered in Fall and Spring


Course offered in Fall, Spring and online in the Summer


Course offered in the Fall


Course offered in the Spring

All courses are also offered online in the summer session. Please see the Schedule of classes.