Construction Engineering Undergraduate Overview
The four-year Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering is a broad based curriculum designed to prepare its graduates to enter into a wide range of positions in the construction industry. It is composed of 128 semester credit hours of course work, including a required internship, and has 2 emphases: construction from a general contractor perspective and from a mechanical/electrical subcontractor perspective.
To enable the CONE graduate to be successful, the curriculum is designed to assure that at the time of graduation, the CONE graduate is able:
- To apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
- To design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
- To design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
- To function on multidisciplinary teams.
- To identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
- To have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
- To communicate effectively.
- To have a broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.
- To see the need for, and to have an ability to engage in life-long learning.
- To have a knowledge of contemporary issues.
- To use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
The bachelor of science in construction engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,