CM Minor

CM Minor

About the Minor

This program is designed to provide students an opportunity to study basic concepts of construction, materials, techniques, design, and managerial skills required for the construction industry. The CM minor has admission criteria and consists of nine courses beginning with CON101, Introduction to Construction Management. The minor will take students a minimum of five semesters to complete.

CM Minor Course Requirements Checksheet
CM Minor Course Flowchart

How to Add the CM Minor

Students must meet with a CM Advisor to declare interest in the minor and will be given an override to register for CON 101. An online application must be completed and once a student satisfies the following criteria he or she will be admitted to the minor and allowed to register for additional required CON courses.

Admission Criteria

  • 2.75 cumulative CSU GPA
  • Completion of CON 101 (Introduction to Construction Management) with a B grade or better
  • Completion of CO 150 (College Composition) with a B grade or better
  • Completion of MATH 125 (Numerical Trigonometry) with a C grade or better

Once a student has met the admission criteria listed above he or she is eligible to formally apply to the CM Minor program (see application instructions below). Students are admitted each semester in May and December.

To make an appointment with a CM Advisor, call 970-491-7354 or e-mail

Application Process

Following the meeting with a CM Advisor, students must:

  1. Complete all minimum CM Minor admission criteria.
  2. Submit the electronic CM Minor Application via the link sent to students prior to finals week each semester. The application must be completed and submitted online prior to 5:00 PM on the Friday of finals week.
  3. An admission decision will be sent via e-mail to inform the students of their status within two weeks of the application deadline.