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Which undergrad degree should I pursue to become a construction/engineering manager?

allynds45allynds45 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
Ultimately, I'd like to become a construction or project manager for an engineering or construction firm, however, being a very physically small female in a male dominated field, I want to have a back-up degree, in case i have trouble becoming employed in this industry.

This is why I chose to obtain an undergraduate degree in business, then later, in graduate school, specialize myself in the construction/engineering area. I've also chosen to follow this sequence, instead of doing it the other way around, in case I should change my mind in the near future about what I'd like to specialize in, in graduate school. For example, I can go into a construction management program with a business background, however it would be difficult to find a finance or economics program that'll accept me with a construction background.

With that being said, I've just been admitted into the the BBA program at my school. Now, I'm required to choose a strand to focus on (or multiple strands) in this area. The available programs at my school are Finance, Accounting, Economics, MIS, International Business, Leadership and Change Management, HRM, Real Estate, and Marketing.

Can someone please give me advice on
1. which business strand is best to correlate with a future career in construction or engineering management
2. in which business strand do I have a higher chance of securing a stable and rewarding career?
3. Which strand will be most in-demand in the future?
4. should I double major? If so, which two strands will complement one another?

**if it helps for the International Business strand, I also happen to be fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and French.
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