Ⅰ.Educational Objectives

 The Undergraduate Program in Construction Management offered by HUST is dedicated to cultivate the students for complex high-end expertise and industry leaders in engineering, management and research work, to meet with the requirement of social, economic and scientific and technological development. The students will be prepared with an international perspective and competitiveness, a solid foundation engineering technology, excellent management skills and a spirit of cooperation, a good sense of innovation and professional ethics, and access to scientific and basic engineering training.

(1) The students will be prepared with the humanistic spirit and social responsibility, professional ethics to comply with the university motto "Virtue, Knowledge, Truth, and Originality". The students will also be prepared with the spirit of teamwork and dedication, and aspiring to serve the community.

(2) The students will be prepared with the theoretical and professional knowledge of engineering technology, management, economics and law; the abilities to analyze and solve problems in the professional field; and the abilities to learn, organize and practice in the industry.

(3) The students will have the access to basic training of engineers, and be prepared for registered professional qualifications and basic skills.

(4) The students will be prepared with a sense of innovation, to engage in the construction industry practice and scientific research work for the whole process of project management, real estate management and construction technology and other fields.

Ⅱ.Learning Outcomes

The graduates are expected to grasp the following knowledge and abilities:

(A) knowledge requirements

Solid basic knowledge of natural science, especially mathematics, physics and other basic theories and methods needed for the profession;

Solid professional knowledge, especially the basic principles and knowledge in construction and building technologies, management, economic and legal, and expertise and skills of project management, investment and cost management, real estate management , Information technologies and its applications and methods in construction management;

Basic theory and basic knowledge of architecture, urban planning, environmental science and other related disciplines.

(B) the capacity requirements

Learning ability. Access to information acquisition, analysis method , the ability to read professional literature, independent learning , and lifelong learning ;

Practice and research capabilities. Analysis of the problems in the professional field , basic problem-solving skills, basic skills for professional work, and initial capacity of scientific research ;

Organizational management and presentation skills. Organization and coordination, communication and basic skills associated with the construction, and good written and verbal communication skills .

(C) the quality requirements

Humanistic spirit and social responsibility , good work ethic and sound mind , and teamwork and dedication ;

Communication and social ability, and having coordination spirit;

Basic law and regulation knowledge, gaining the ability to solve the real problems using the knowledge;

In depth knowledge of current state of global economics and finance;

Vision to understand the history and development of the discipline and industry trends , and a sense of innovation ;

Basic training in engineering, and basic preparation for registration to practice.

Ⅲ.Program Highlights

  1. Interdisciplinary training for the talent of "engineering and management integration", the program focuses on both building technologies and management, to prepare the students for talents with scientific research and professional training and excellent management talents.
  2. Curriculum for core competencies of project management, by strengthening the practical training, continuously optimizing the teaching content, innovating teaching methods, to improve the students' mastery of core competencies for project management, as well as the core competitiveness of talent.
  3. Focuses on the training of research and innovation capability and self-learning ability, and the use of various innovative programs to guide college students to participate in research projects, and scientific research training, and to build up their interest and ability to self-learning.
  4. Integration of all resources into quality teaching resources. By inviting internationally renowned university professors, industry-renowned experts for undergraduate teaching, scientific research and high quality teaching resources, to develop students' horizons.

Ⅳ.Main Discipline

Civil Engineering、Management Science and Engineering

V.Program Length and Degree

Duration:  4 years

Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Engineering

ⅤI.Credits Hours and Units

Minimum curriculum credits (including courses and practicum):159.5 credits

Major-related basic courses and core courses cannot be covered using credits from other courses in the program.

Minimum Extracurricular Credits: 5 credits.

ⅥI.Main Courses in Specialty

Engineering Mechanics、Structure Mechanics、Building Structure、Concrete structure Design Theory、Foundation Engineering、Engineering Surveying、Civil Engineering Construction、Project Safety and Disaster Prevention & Reduction、Project Management、Management and Law of Contract、Construction Information Management、Real Estate Development、Real Estate Appraisal、Project Investment and Financing、Principles of Management、Principles and Practice of Economics、Operations Research、Finance Management、Construction Economics、Construction Codes

ⅦI.Practicum Module (experiments included)

 

Surveying Practice、Structure Design Course Project、Project management Synthesis Course Project、Real Estate Synthesis Course Project、Engineering Internship、Undergraduate Thesis

 

               
      course name hrs crs Including  
course type required/ course code         semester
  elective                
            extra-cur. exp. operation  
    700011   80 5       1
  required

Calculus (I)

《Calculus》 is a mathematical subject, which studies the functions, applies the method of limits (i.e. limit process like infinitesimals and infinite approximation) to analyze and deal with issues, with 80 class hours. The teaching content includes: function limits and continuity, differential calculus of one variable functions and its appliances, integral calculus of one variable functions and its appliances and infinite series.The Methods of discussion and case study will be used in this course, and the capacity of quick-primary policy analysis will be emphasized.

    700012   80 5       2
  required

Calculus (II)

《Calculus》is a mathematical subject, which studies the functions, applies the method of limits (i.e. limit process like infinitesimals and infinite approximation) to analyze and deal with issues, with 40class hours. The teaching content includes: Vector Algebra and Analytic Geometry in Space ,Differential Calculus of Multivariable Functions and its Applications, Double integral, Integral Calculus of Multivariable Scalar Functions ,Fourier Series.By learning this course, students would master the basic concept, theory and method of calculus .with comparatively proficient arithmetic skills, in order to establish required mathematical basics for learning consequent courses and obtaining further mathematical knowledge; students would be cultivated by the way of thinking of advanced mathematics and the basic practice of solving practical problems; students would be cultivated by certain ability of abstract way of thinking, logical reasoning, space imagination and the ability of utilize the learned knowledge comprehensively to analyze and solve the practical problems. The Methods of discussion and case study will be used in this course, and the capacity of quick-primary policy analysis will be emphasized.

    705941   40 2.5       3
  required

Probability and Mathematics Statistic

This is an important basic course for undergraduate students. The main theme of the subject is the study of the quantitative patterns of "random phenomena", including events and probability, random variables and their distributions, the numeric characters of random variables, the law of large numbers, and the central limit theorem, statistical quantities and sampling distribution, the point estimation and interval estimation of parameters, the hypothesis testing of parameters and the fitting testing of probability distribution, variance analysis and regression analysis.

    700051   40 2.5       2
  required

Linear Algebra (Ⅰ)

It includes the theory of solving linear equations, the basic theory of matrix, linear space, linear transformation and quadratic form, which are very useful in science and technology.

    700048   64 4       2
  required

Physics (Ⅰ)

University Physics A1 includes the following contents: Newton’s mechanics on calculus level, rotational motion of rigid body, theory of relativity; oscillations and wave motion, thermodynamics; foundation of electrostatics. The learning of the course enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of the moving of objects, giving an initial training of students’ methods of thinking and capabilities to investigate problems scientifically. It cans also lay students a solid physical foundation for further learning (for Polytechnic postgraduates) and for learning new theories, new knowledge and new technologies.

    700049   64 4       3
  required

Physics (II)

University Physics A2 includes the following contents: electromagnetism, optics; the foundation of quantum physics; selected lecture of the advance front in physics. The learning of the course enables students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of the moving of objects, giving an initial training of students’ methods of thinking and capabilities to investigate problems scientifically. It cans also lay students a solid physical foundation for further learning (for Polytechnic postgraduates) and for learning new theories, new knowledge and new technologies.

    706891   32 1       2
  required

Physical Experiments (Ⅰ)

The course content mainly bases on basic experiments and design experiments. To develop students ability to solve practical problems and to innovate , the application of modern technology in physics experiments has opened,  the comprehensive experimental and design experiments are in the more proportion of the course, which helps students lay a solid foundation for the subsequent experiments and future research work.

    706901   24 0.8       3
  required

Physical Experiments (Ⅱ)

The course content mainly bases on basic experiments and design experiments. To develop students ability to solve practical problems and to innovate , the application of modern technology in physics experiments has opened,  the comprehensive experimental and design experiments are in the more proportion of the course, which helps students lay a solid foundation for the subsequent experiments and future research work.

    508453   56 3.5       1
  required Comprehensive English (Ⅰ)
    508463   56 3.5       2
  required Comprehensive English (Ⅱ)
    811161   32 2       2
  required Network Technology & Application of Computer
    827781   48 3     20 1
  required

Fundamental of Computer Programming (C++)

Through the C++ language and object oriented programming technology study, he student will understand the C++ object-oriented programming structure, grasp the concept of class and object, learn object-oriented program design method. They will have the basic ability of analyzing and solving the problem with computer, and the basic ability of object-oriented program design.

                   
                   
               
      course name hrs crs Including  
course type required/ course code         semester
  elective                
            extra-cur. exp. operation  
    510071   32 2       2
General Education Core Curriculum required Chinese
    1100011   16 1       1
  required Military Theory
    400111   32 1       1
  required Physical Education(Ⅰ)
    400121   32 1       2
  required Physical Education(Ⅱ)
    400131   32 1       3
  required Physical Education(Ⅲ)
    400141   32 1       4
  required Physical Education(Ⅳ)
Discipline- related General Courses   828921   40 2.5       1
required

Engineering Graphics

The curriculum content mainly includes civil engineering drawing principle, building construction working drawings and making engineering drawings with AutoCAD. Civil engineering drawing principle includes drawing standards, section and section drawing. Building working drawings includes floor plan, building elevation, cutaway view making drawings, stairs detailing; Construction working drawings includes housing foundation drawings, construction plans, detailing of reinforced concrete structures ;with AutoCAD includes: dimensional information notations on  working drawings, etc. and engineering drawing making and so on. Through this curriculum’s study, students will grasp the engineering drawing principle and making drawing with a computer, and then build the foundation for following course.

  1200424   40 2.5   6   5
required

Project Management

The contents of this curriculum consist of four parts. The first part for   the basic concepts of Engineering Project Management mainly includes outline of Engineering Project Management, Engineering Project Planning and Decision-making and so on. The second part for Project Organization mainly includes Engineering Project Management System, Engineering Project Organization and Management and so on. The third part is mainly for Engineering Project Plan. The forth part for Engineering Project Implementation Control mainly includes the Schedule Control, Cost Control and Quality Control of Engineering Project, Engineering Project Contract, Information and Risk Management and so on. Trough case analysis, students’ comprehension of theoretical knowledge can be enhanced and their ability of practical application can also be improved.

  1204871   32 2       7
required Project Safety 
  200511   32 2       5
required

Construction Economics

This course is about basic theory, method and practice about engineering economics, which includes engineering construction flow, money time value, project economic evaluation, project financing, financial evaluation and national economic evaluation, equipment updates and value engineering.

  815422   32 2       6
required

Construction Law

The contents of this curriculum can be divided into two major parts approximately: The first part for the Construction Laws and Regulations mainly includes outline of the Construction legislation, legislation on Engineering Construction Scheme, legislation on Urban and Rural Planning, legislation on Land Management, Construction legal regime,  Real Estate Management legal regime and so on; The second part for Engineering Contract Management mainly includes the introduction to Engineering Contract Management, the basic principles of Contract Law, Engineering Bidding and Tendering, Contract signing and performance Management, Engineering Claim Management, Engineering Contract Dispute Processing and so on.

  1204881   16 1       1
required An Introduction to Construction Engineering and Management
  800055   64 4   4   3
required Engineering Mechanics 
  800270   64 4   4   4
required

Structural Mechanics

This course presents the configuration rules for plane geometrically stable systems and the geometric configuration analysis methods for plane bar-type systems. It presents the internal-force and displacement analysis methods and internal-force and deformation properties for various types of statically determinate structures including beams, rigid frames, trusses, composite structures and three-hinged arches. It presents the influence lines and their applications to statically determinate structures and finally the fundamental approaches for analysis of the internal forces of statically indeterminate structures, including the force method and the displacement method.

  803972   32 2       4
required

Building Construction

The course covers two major building types: civil and industrial building, with a focus on the first one. Main content of civil building part includes: principle of civil building space composition design, methods of civil building construction and an introduction to major components of civil buildings i.e. wall, foundation basement, floor, roof, stairs, door and window. Main content of industrial building part includes: structure of single-storey industrial buildings, industrial building plan design, industrial building section design and industrial building roof design. A concept of Building Architecture will need to be set up after the study of this course. This course is also a first step to further architectural design courses and future building architectural designs.

  803931   32 2   4   3
required

Construction Materials

This course mainly covers the basic properties of civil engineering materials, inorganic gas-rigid cementitious materials, cement, concrete, mortar, admixtures, construction steel, waterproof materials, wall materials and roofing materials, synthetic polymer materials, architectural decoration materials, insulation materials and sound-absorbing material and so on. Learning through this course, students could master the basic theory and basic knowledge of the main content, technical properties, quality testing, application technology of civil engineering materials. This course was favor to select and use the civil engineering materials for the future in civil engineering practice and provide the basis theoretical knowledge of civil engineering materials for follow-up professional courses. And through the Civil Engineering Material Testing, student could receive training in basic skills testing and analysis, processing experimental data, the preparation of test reports and master the relevant test methods and criteria.

  819052   56 3.5       4
required

Concrete structure Design

The targets of this lecture are to:understand the floor system of different structure forms,learn the design process of Rib-Beam floor frame, and complete a project on the design of a One-way ribbed slab panel .Understand the structural composition and structural arrangement of Single plant learn the design process of Single-storey factory bent, and complete a project on the design of a Single-storey factory column and a single foundation under column.Understand the features、structural system and structural arrangement of Multi-storey and high-rise buildings, and master load and effect calculation;internal force analysis of structure;internal force combination;reinforcement calculation and construction measures of these buildings.Understand variety of foundation forms and design methods of buildings.

  1201812   32 2       3
required Principles of Management
  700244   32 2     8 6
required Operations Research
  202091   48 3       4
required Principles and Practice of Economics
  1200022   48 3     8 5
required Accounting
                   
                   
               
      course name hrs crs Including  
course type required/ course code         semester
  elective                
            extra-cur. exp. operation  
 Major-specific Core Courses   828931   32 2       5
required Foundation Engineering
  800472   40 2.5   8   4
required

Engineering Surveying

This course consists of 11 chapters, the main content includes three parts: Part one is the basic theory of engineering survey, including elementary knowledge of engineering survey, leveling survey, angular measurement, distance measurement, linear orientation and elementary knowledge of measurement error etc.; Part two includes small area’s control survey, topographic mapping and applications etc.; Part three is the application in practices including construction surveying,industrial and civil construction survey, road and pipeline engineering survey etc.

  805005   64 4   6   5
required

Civil Engineering Construction

Civil Engineering Construction can be divided into construction technology and construction organization. The research object of construction technology is the techniques in various types of constructions. With the construction plan as core and combined with the characteristics of a specific construction object, construction technology aims to select the most reasonable construction plan and to determine the most effective measures for construction technology. Construction organization researches on a scientific construction organization design for a single building or building groups. It teaches how to design a construction organization to make good use of human resources, material resources, space and time. Arrangement of key process is paid special attention to ensure construction well organized and in the good order.

  805423   32 2       6
required Cost Estimation
  1200802   32 2       5
required Life-cycle Project Cost Management
  1200761   48 3       6
required Contract Management
  835552   40 2.5     16 6
required Construction Information Management
  1200793   32 2       6
required Real Estate Development
  1200783   32 2       6
required Real Estate Appraisal
  200564   32 2       5
required Project Investment and Financing
  1200053   32 2       6
required Finance Management
  700093   48 3     8 6
required Construction Data Statistics and Analysis
 Major-specific Electives   1204931   24 1.5 24      February 7
Elective Project Management Seminar
 
  1204891   24 1.5     8 7
Elective
  1204901   32 2   24   7
Elective
  1204921   24 1.5       7
Elective
    Decision Methods in Construction Project Management 24 1.5       7
Elective
 
  835921

Steel Structure Design

After the course of Design Principle of Steel Structure, in this course students will learn design of single story portal frame, design of crane girder and design of steel structure roof. And they will finish a Course Design about steel structure roof. Master the process and method of steel structure design and the path of load transfer in steel structure. Learn the selection of structural form, structural arrangement, calculation of loads, calculation and design detail of components and connection. Learn draw detail drawings of construction of roof truss.

24 1.5       5
Elective
  819081 Modern Quality Management 24 1.5   12   6
Elective
  819072 Construction Management 24 1.5       5
Elective
  1204911 Sustainable Construction 24 1.5       7
Elective
  835931 Introduction to Building Design 16 1       3
Elective
  801672 Urban Planning 32 2       5
Elective
    202061 Finance and Banking 32 2       6
Elective
      160 10  
Electives in Humanities and Social Science
Humanities and social science curriculum   1434131   24 1.5        February 7
Elective World Human Geography
  1431391   32 2        February 7
Elective Communicative Spoken English
  1410431   32 2        February 7
Elective Architectural History Studies
  1405901   32 2        February 7
Elective Construction, Planning, Real Estate Management Regulation and Practice
  1407821   32 2        February 7
Elective Economic Globalization and International Financial Crisis
  1431361   16 1        February 7
Elective Social Network Analysis
  1434001   16 1        February 7
Elective Network Communication and Personal Image Shaping
 practical training items   1300013   2 1       1
required Military Training
  1300536   1 0.5        
required

Acquaintanceship Practice

This course is a practical teaching link according to the professional talent training plan of Civil Engineering. It is also an important measure to cultivate high level professionals who can integrate theory with practice. Students can gain professional knowledge and achieve mastery through a comprehensive study of this subject. Afeter being examined whether they can solve the practical problems using what they have learned, students can improve their ability of organization and management,  as well as ability to analyze and solve problems.

  1302641   1 0.5       4
required

Surveying Practice

The contents of the course are comprehensive trainings of the basic methods of surveying, which include surveying of topographic maps, setting-out of buildings, etc. The main contents involved in the practice include: horizontal control, vertical control, control point plotting, topographic map surveying, topographic map checking and decoration, plane position and height setting-out,new technologies,new methods and new instruments for surveying and mapping, etc.

  1300172   1 0.5       4
required Building Construction Course Project
      1 0.5       7
required Course Project of Construction Information Management 
  1302192   2 1       4
required Synthesis Structure Design Course Project
  1302651   2 1       6
required
  1302212   2 1       6
required Real Estate Synthesis Course Project
  1300562   4 2       6
required

Engineering Internship

The content of this course can be roughly divided into two parts. The first part for project construction site production practice. Students can choose the project on any of the parties to joining into the one party (such as construction, supervision party or owner party) as the practice of receiving and guidance unit, and accept the guidance unit assigned guidance teachers and school teacher’s dual leadership. During this period, the students must be familiar with the design documents, construction documents and construction organization and management files, etc, in the guidance of teachers under the arrangement, involved in the project production or management. Write diary every day practice, collect writing practice report and little research report related material. The second part is students internship report and little research report to write, when necessary, invite construction management domain expert to students for special reports.

  1300024   1 0.5       8
required Laboring for Public Benefit
  130004a   16 8       8
required Undergraduate Thesis