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2021-2022 Catalog
Building Construction : Residential Construction (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Building Construction

Major: Building Construction Concentration: Residential Construction Degree: Bachelor of Science

Informational Text

Bachelor of Science in Building Construction Management (120 Credits).

Department of Construction Management Policies:

  • All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better unless otherwise noted.
  • Once enrolled at UNF, all major and minor courses must be completed at UNF.
  • Students completing the UNF General Education requirements must take ENC3250 (GW) Professional Communication as one of the courses for the "Writing Effectively" requirement.
  • ECO2013 Principals of Macroeconomics counts as the Social Science General Education Requirements so students need 18 credits to meet all other General Education. See catalog for all General Education requirements.


  • ** Internship can be taken for up to 6 credit hours, 3 for internship and 3 for a BCN elective selection. An extra BCN elective class can also be taken to take the place of the internship requirement upon approval. Study Abroad can be taken for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

Prerequisites (35 credits)

All lower-level prerequisite courses must be completed before upper-level BCN classes are attempted. Students may begin taking upper-level courses in construction when they have prerequisite hours remaining to complete a full schedule. Failure to complete the final prerequisite hours in the following term will cancel any further upper-level construction class registration.

ACG2021 Prin of Financial Accounting (3 Credits)

STA2023 (GM) Elem Statistics-Business (3 Credits)

ECO2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)

ECO2023 Principles of Microeconomics (3 Credits)

CGS1100 Computer Applications for Busi (3 Credits)

CGSX531 Integrated Software or CGS1570 Microcomputer Application Software are acceptable substitutes. Approved courses with the CGS prefix may be used to satisfy this requirement. See your advisor.

MAC2233 (GM)Calculus for Business (3 Credits)

MAC2311 Calculus I is an acceptable substitute.

BCN1210C Construction Materials (3 Credits)

BCN1251 Construction Drawing (3 Credits)

BCN2405 Introduction to Structures (3 Credits)

PHY2053 Algebra-Based Physics I (3 Credits)

SELECT ONE of the following:

  • PHY 2054 (4) College Physics II & PHY 2054 L College Physics II Lab Or
  • CHM 2045 (4) General Chemistry I & CHM2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Prerequisites for CHM2045: High School Chemistry or CHM1025 and lab

Core Requirements (52 credits)

BCN1005C Intro to Construction Mgmnt (1 Credit)

BCN2280C Surveying: Construction Layout (3 Credits)

BCN3782C Intro Construction Computing (3 Credits)

BCN3223C Soils and Foundations (3 Credits)

BCN3762 Building Const Design and Code (3 Credits)

BCN3611C Construction Cost Estimating (3 Credits)

BCN4751C Housing and Land Development (3 Credits)

BCN4758 Adv Residential Construction (3 Credits)

BCN4753 Construction Finance (3 Credits)

BCN4591C Mech and Elec Sys (3 Credits)

BCN3224 Construction Techniques (3 Credits)

BCN4708 Construction Documents/Contrac (3 Credits)

BCN4431 Structural Systems (3 Credits)

BCN4709 Construction Proj Mgt Cap (3 Credits)

BCN4720 Constr Project Plan/Scheduling (3 Credits)

BCN4612 Advanced Construction Estimati (3 Credits)

BCN4730 Construction Safety (3 Credits)

BCN4944 Construction Management Intern (3 Credits)

BCN4759 Const Fin and Cost Cont (3 Credits)

Business Course Requirement (12 credits)

ACG2071 Prin Managerial Accounting (3 Credits)

BUL3130 Legal Environment of Business (3 Credits)

MAN3025 Principles of Management (3 Credits)

MAR3023 Principles of Marketing (3 Credits)

Major Electives (3 credits)

Elective Courses for Residential Construction Track Pick One (3 Credit Hours)

BCN3012 History/Intro Const (3 Credits)

BCN4302 Building Information Modeling (3 Credits)

BCN4587C Green Construct and Sustain (3 Credits)

BCN4956 Study Abroad Const Management (3 Credits)

BCN4944 Construction Management Intern (3 Credits)

BCN4775 International Construction (3 Credits)

BCN4240 Construction Equipment (3 Credits)

REE4043 Real Estate Analysis (3 Credits)

FIN3403 Financial Management (3 Credits)

(Fulfills Minor in Business Administration Requirements)

Minor Electives (3 credits)

Optional Business Administration Minor requirement (3 Credit Hours):

FIN3403 Financial Management (3 Credits)

(Requires 3 additional credits NOT included in the 120 total program credits)