Texas Tech University

Construction Engineering Undergraduate Overview

The Construction Engineering BS program 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.

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.

Additional Information

Accreditation

The Construction Engineering BS program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,
http://www.abet.org/

Department of Civil, Environmental, & Construction Engineering