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Construction and Operations Management


The Construction and Operations Management (COM) department is one of six academic units in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University. Housed in history Solberg Hall, the COM department if home to degree programs in applied management, engineering technology and the general engineering non-degree sequence.

The mission of the Construction and Operations Management Department is to produce high quality program graduates through relevant and contemporary learning experiences and enhance the economic vitality of the region through applied research, technical assistance and service for our constituents.

Our departmental goals are:

  1. Achieve academic excellence via high quality programs, engaging our students, and providing innovative teaching and learning environments.
  2. Extend the reach and impact of the department in the community.
  3. Disseminate research, scholarship and expertise for the public good.
  4. Secure necessary resources to support our goals.

Our construction management, operations management and electronics engineering technology programs are fully accredited by ABET. See details on each program's page.

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School of Performing Arts faculty members Immanuel Abraham, Xuan Kuang and David Reynolds perform at the 2024 Celebration of Faculty Excellence in Volstorff Ballroom at South Dakota State University.

SDSU faculty recognized for excellence

The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized 30 faculty members, researchers and scientists Tuesday. The event honors faculty members in the university's colleges for outstanding research, teaching and service.

10 years, 10 milestones — How the college has developed since Oct. 4, 2013

Ten years ago this fall, the College of Engineering became the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering to honor the man who had at that point given in excess of $10 million to college construction projects.

Garry honored by national engineering society

Byron Garry, an associate professor in South Dakota State University's Department of Construction and Operations Management, was honored by the American Society for Engineering Education as the "North Midwest Section Outstanding Campus Representative, 2023."...