Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 61-62


Applicants should be at least 24 years of age; have earned a minimum of 12 semester (18 quarter) hours of transferable credit at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution; have earned a minimum of a 2.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative transfer GPA, based on all transferable courses to be considered for admissions; and have at least 3 years of full-time work experience. Credits earned through PLA cannot be used for satisfying the transfer credit hour requirement for admission into an accelerated degree program. Business course grades of "C" or higher will be accepted for transfer into the major.


Successful completion of a minimum of 128 semester credit hours.

Completion of the final 32 semester graded credit hours at Lewis University including four upper division foundation courses and/or major courses (12 semester credit hours).

Achievement of an overall grade point average of at least 2.00 ("C") for all courses taken at Lewis University and a 2.20 average for the foundation and major area courses.

I. General Education (45-46)
06-111 College Writing 1 (3)
06-112 College Writing 2 (3)
10-112 Introduction to Human Communication (3)
Mathematics (satisfied by Finite Math or other course equivalent) (3)
Social Science (satisfied by Macroeconomics) (3)
Social Science (3)
Social Science (3)
Natural Science (satisfied by Topics in Environment Science) (3)
Natural Science (please see academic advisor) (3-4)
Three of the following five courses
Fine Arts Requirement (3)
09-101 Culture and Civilization I (3)
09-102 Culture and Civilization II (3)
Literature Requirement (3)
15-110 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
Two of the following Mission-based courses must be taken at Lewis
19-310 Christian Action and Values (3)
15-330 Ethics (Action and Values) (3)
20-290 Cultural Diversity and Intergroup Relations (3)
Theology (3)

II. Foundation Courses (30)
LA-120 Accounting for Managers (3)
LF-200 Finance for Managers (3)
LB-250 Business Law I (3)
L6-365 Industrial and Organizational Psychology (3)
LB-200 Principles of Management and Leadership (3)
LW-310 Principles of Project Management (3)
LB-300 Business Communication in the Digital Age (3)
LM-200 Principles of Marketing (3)
LG-349 Statistics for the Decision Maker (3)
Computer Systems Requirement (satisfied by Intro to Information Systems or other course equivalents) (3)

III. Major Courses (28-29)
L6-368 Organizational Staffing (3)
LB-450 Current Issues in Management and Business Ethics (3)
L6-371 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (3)
LI-415 Cost Analysis and Value Engineering (3)
L6-372 Labor Relations (3)
LI-320 Construction Safety, Program Planning and Development (3)
LI-315 Construction Management Document Software (2)
LI-310 Construction Contracts (2)
Choose one of the following:
02-312 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
LB-331 Principles of Commercial Real Estate (3)
LB-368 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship (3)

IV. Capstone (3)
LI-410 Advanced Project Management in Construction (3)

V. Electives (23-25)
Elective credit hours will be satisfied through freshman and sophomore level construction courses transferred to Lewis from a regionally accredited community college, technical college, or four-year college/university. Examples of elective courses acceptable for transfer may include construction fundamentals, architecture and drafting, blueprint reading, methods of site building, construction safety, and construction layout and site operations. The program advisor will work with the student to determine the appropriate courses for meeting the elective credit hours required.