Degree Program Objectives (DPO) and Assessment Measures

DPO 1.1 ACCE accreditation shall be maintained.
DPO 1.2 Alumni and Student Feedback on the curriculum shall be sought and evaluated
DPO 1.3 Industry Feedback on the curriculum shall be sought and evaluated.
DPO 2.1 Parity with respect to Program funding within the college will be maintained.
DPO 2.2 Parity with respect to faculty compensation within the college will be maintained.
DPO 2.1 Parity with respect to Program funding within the college will be maintained.
DPO 2.2 Parity with respect to faculty compensation within the college will be maintained.
DPO 2.3 Parity with respect to student/faculty ratios (SFR) within the college will be maintained.
DPO 2.4 Outside funding will be secured equal to or exceeding 10% of institutional college funding received.
DPO 3.1

All new Tenure Track faculty will have a minimum 5 years of industry-based construction management
experience in the USA.

DPO 3.2

All new Tenure Track faculty will possess a minimum of a masters degree in construction management,
or will obtain a degree within three years of hire.

DPO 3.3

All new Tenure Track faculty should have significant and successful prior teaching experience at the
college or university level.

DPO 3.4

A part time / temporary faculty application pool containing a minimum of 10 qualified applicants will
be maintained.

DPO 4.1

Each full time Tenure faculty member will engage in a minimum of one significant professional
experience every academic year.

DPO 4.2

Each full time Tenure faculty member will annually disseminate newly-acquired professional information
to all other full time faculty members.

DPO 4.3

Each full time Tenure faculty member will be an active member of at least one local, state, or national
professional organization related to the field of construction education and/or management.

DPO 4.4

Funds will be made available, upon request or by application, for faculty "updating" experience(s)
at a minimum of $1,000 per full time faculty member each academic year.

DPO 5.1 At least one active student club/organization will be maintained which organizes at least four group
experience for Program majors every year.
DPO 5.2 Course work will incorporate group or team experiences when appropriate.
DPO 5.3 At least three teams of students will be sent to the ASC regional competition annually.
DPO 6.1 Program graduates will be able to satisfy ACCE Student Learning Outcomes.
DPO 6.2 The majority of Program Seniors will indicate that their expectations regarding curriculum rigor
were met or exceeded.
DPO 6.3 A minimum of 90% of Program Seniors will receive employment offers as entry level managers from
one or more construction companies before or upon graduation.
DPO 7.1 A minimum of two articles / press-release related to the Program, its faculty, and / or its students
will be published each year.
DPO 7.2 A program website will be maintained to meet University and ACCE requirements.
DPO 7.3 The Program will be represented by faculty at the regional and national meetings of ACCE and ASC.

DPO Map (pdf)

DPO Assessment Tools (pdf)