BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major - your actual schedule may vary.

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
or MTH 287 Computational Calculus with Analytic Geometry I
3-5
GLG 110 Principles of Geology
or GRY 142 Introductory Physical Geography
4
TCM 121 Construction Principles and Practice 3
Total hours15-17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
PHY 123 Introduction to Physics I
or PHY 203 Foundations of Physics I
4-5
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
TCM 221 Construction Documents and Quantity Take-off 3
TCM 122 Construction Materials and Methods 3
Total hours16-17

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
General Education - Public Issues 3
TCM 223 Construction Surveying 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
TCM 226 Construction Project Administration 3
TCM 321 Mechanical Systems for Buildings 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Total hours18

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
TCM 322 Electrical Systems for Buildings 3
TCM 324 Construction Cost Estimating 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
General Education - The Arts 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
TCM 320 Construction Contracts, Specifications and Law 3
TCM 366 Advanced Mechanical and Electrical Systems
or TCM 424 Mechanical and Electrical Systems Estimating
3
ENG 321 Writing II: Beginning Technical Writing 3
TCM 267 Statics 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
TCM 313 Facility Design 3
TCM 318 Structural Design Principles 3
TCM 326 Construction Soils and Foundations 3
TCM-494 Internship (Summer) 1
BIO 101 Biology in Your World
or GLG 115 Life of the Past
3
General Education - Cultural Competence 3
Total hours16

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
TCM 425 Construction Planning and Scheduling 3
TCM 454 Construction Safety Management 3
TCM 401 Construction Leadership 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
General Education - Humanities 3
TCM 427 Construction Equipment Management 3
Major Business List 3
TCM 453 Construction Cost Management 3
TCM 499 Senior Project 3
Total hours15

Major Business List

ACC 211, 311, BUS 135, ITC 201, ECO 165, FIN 380, 368, LAW 332, 335, 531, 532, MGT 345, 465, MKT 350, 355, 364, 365, 367, 368, 450, QBA 337

GPA requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA required to graduate from Missouri State University.

Degree plan last reviewed 09-15-2021.

Adjustments can be made to this plan in consultation with your advisor. Please note the following items for satisfactory degree completion:

Mathematics

Students must complete MTH 261 (5) or MTH 287 (3), to be admitted into the degree program.

Internship

After your sixth semester, be sure to take TCM 494: Professional Internship. Successful completion of an internship is required to fulfill degree requirements.