This degree is applicable to transfer students planning to prepare for American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) accredited majors in Construction Management at Central Washington University (CWU), Washington State University (WSU) and the University of Washington, Seattle (UWS). It also provides information for transfer to Eastern Washington University’s (EWU) BS in Technology, Construction Management.
Earn the lesser of (at least) 20 college level credits or 25% of the credits applicable to the degree or certificate at Pierce College
1.5 grade (C-) or higher is required for all coursework, unless stated otherwise
“Pass” (P) grades, independent study and cooperative work experience/work-based learning credits may be used for general elective credits only
Once a course has been successfully completed, credits earned may be used in only one category
Communication Skills (10 Credits)
ENGL& 101 is required with a 2.0 grade or higher. Second communications course requires a 1.5 or higher grade. CWU requires an equivalent to ENG 102 - Composition II: Reasoning and Research for program acceptance.
Note: The math course you select will depend on the Career Pathway Map you are following, the transfer institution/degree that you select, and your math placement guidance. Your advisor will assist you in selecting the relevant 5 or 7 credit course(s) based upon co-requisite options.
Humanities (15 Credits)
Courses require a 1.5 grade or higher. At least five credits outside of the CMST discipline. No more than five credits in performance skills, and no more than five credits in world language.
Courses require a 1.5 grade or higher. Lab courses are indicated with an Ⓛ. UW-Seattle requires MATH& 146 and General or Engineering Physics and ten additional quarter credits in natural sciences/math at the student’s choice or see electives list. WSU requires MATH& 152 and General or Engineering Physics. CWU requires MATH& 152 and General Chemistry. EWU requires General Chemistry or CHEM& 161 .
UW-Seattle requires ACCT& 203 and three credits of Architectural CAD or Engineering graphics equivalent to ENGR& 111 or ENGR& 114 or ENGR& 121, a course that includes 3-D graphics such as AutoCAD or SolidWorks. WSU, CWU and EWU recommend three quarter credits of Architectural CAD or Engineering graphics.
Students may select three credits for the recommended electives list that best fit their future university.
Additional credits (depending on future institution) (3-8)
General Electives (20 Credits)
Minimum grade of 1.0 is required. Maximum of five credits additional college-level courses. A maximum of three PE activity credits can be applied to this degree. COLLG 110 is required with a 2.0 grade or higher.
Additional college-level courses, a maximum of three physical activity (PE) credits.
Note: The College Success course you select will depend on the Career Pathway Map you are following. Your advisor will assist you in selecting either the 3- or 5- credit version of the course. Should you choose to repeat a College Success course you must enroll in a College Success course with the same credit amount as the original course; a COLLG 110 course grade can only be replaced with a grade from another COLLG 110 course and a COLLG 115 course grade can only be replaced with a grade from another COLLG 115 course.
Total Credits Required 93-113
Entry to Construction Management majors is selective; students typically require a higher minimum overall GPA than the minimum 2.0 for the general DTA. Students need to check criteria for selection by connecting with their future institution.
Courses in humanities/social science must come from the current ICRC distribution list in order to count as General Education or General University Requirements (GERs/GURs) at the receiving institution. Additional general educational, cultural diversity, and foreign language requirements, as required by the transfer institution, must be met prior to the completion of a baccalaureate degree.
Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions in the year prior to transferring.