Texas Tech University

Construction Engineering (BS CONE) 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


The Construction Engineering BS program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Department of Civil, Environmental, & Construction Engineering