Healthcare Construction Management (HCM) CONCENTRATION
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The goal of the Healthcare Construction Management (HLCM) concentration is to provide a higher level of education for those students who are interested in the field of healthcare. With the growth of technology in this industry and the specialization of the work, it is important for students to understand the risks associated with these types of projects.
Upon completion of the following plan of study, and in conjunction with the core requirements of the BCM program, the student will receive the "Healthcare Construction Management Concentration" designation on their transcript. Students who choose to pursue the HLCM concentration will complete an additional six (6) credit hours of courses which are specific to the healthcare construction industry.
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Plan of Study
- BCM 340 Introduction to Healthcare Construction Management (3 credit hours)
- BCM 341 Advanced Healthcare Construction Management(3 credit hours)
Total: 6 Credit Hours
Required HLCM Courses
BCM 340 Introduction to Healthcare Construction Management
Class 3, cr. 3.
Prerequisite: BCM major or instructor approval
This course explores the allocation and distribution of construction resources in the healthcare construction sector and an overview of current theories and research. Topics include the demand for health care, health insurance, hospitals and the services of all the possible healthcare professional stakeholders. A thorough understanding of the environment of care and all codes and standards relative to the constructors approach to this complex environment.
BCM 341 Advanced Healthcare Construction Management
Class 3, cr. 3.
Prerequisite: BCM 21500, BCM 21600 or BCM 21601, BCM 34000 and BCM 34500 .
A study of all facilities used in the health-care industry, ranging from hospitals and clinics to nursing homes and laboratories, emphasizing the interrelationship of planning, design, and construction. Topics include infectious materials control, disruption avoidance, rapid technology changes, and advanced/non-typical mechanical and electrical systems.