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Solberg Hall

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 CM, OM and EET programs are fully accredited by ABET. See details on each program's page.

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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." ...

Wehbe named interim head of Construction and Operations Management

Nadim Wehbe, who has served as head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering since May 2014, will have an additional title for the start of the coming school year.

EET student lights up with Jackrabbit pride

Bright lights have been shining on Brookings and SDSU since the Jackrabbits won the Football Championship Series national title Jan. 8. Some of those lights are the work of a freshman engineering student.