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Vision, Mission and Goals

Vision Statement

To be a progressive, customer focused program, recognized as a leader in providing a relevant construction education experience.


Mission Statement

To prepare our students to be leaders in the construction industry by fostering a student centered, collaborative learning environment that benefits local, state, national and international communities through innovative teaching, research and service.

Division Goals

Revised 5/27/11

Goal 1) Prepare students to be construction and design industry leaders.

We will accomplish this by:

  1. Maintaining an ACCE accredited program that provides construction management technical competencies required by the construction industry.
  2. Providing leadership opportunities and instruction throughout the curriculum and program.
  3. Including educational experiences that promote collaboration and teamwork with all disciplines of the built environment.
  4. Providing resources that encourage and promote continual faculty development.


Goal 2) Foster and maintain university, community and industry relationships that strengthen students’ educational experiences.

We will accomplish this by:

  1. Seeking and developing community service projects that provide active learning experiences.
  2. Maintaining an active and engaged BOV to provide program feedback and industry trends to be incorporated into students’ education.
  3. Developing Industry Partnerships that reinforce student learning.
  4. Incorporating collaborative inter-disciplinary experiences into the construction science curriculum and program.
  5. Promoting the undergraduate and graduate construction programs.


Goal 3) Provide facilities and faculty resources to support innovative learning and research environments.

We will accomplish this by:

  1. Pursuing industry and academic partnerships that provide resources and opportunities for innovative learning and relevant research.
  2. Integrating current technology into the construction science classroom culture.
  3. Providing a materials and methods lab used to reinforce curriculum concepts and provide research opportunities.
  4. Optimizing Gould Hall capabilities to seek and develop new opportunities for delivering education.


Goal 4) Increase the students’ quality and diversity.

We will accomplish this by:

  1. Marketing the construction programs to the public, university community, College of Architecture and K-12 students.
  2. Developing the CNS Study Abroad program.
  3. Seeking new recruitment and retention scholarship opportunities.
  4. Participating in the college outreach camps/programs.
  5. Developing integrated collaborative experiences within the College.