Objectives & Outcomes
Construction Engineering BS
Program Educational Objectives
The undergraduate program educational objectives embody the expected accomplishments of graduates during their first few years following graduation. The program education objectives of the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering as adopted by the ConE faculty, ConE Advisory Council, and the ConE Student Advisory Council are as follows:
- Most graduates will become successful practitioners in construction engineering and relevant careers.
- Most graduates will be involved in professional development activities to improve their professional skills and enhance their professional credentials.
- Most graduates will contribute to their communities.
Student outcomes are statements of the expectations for the knowledge and skills that students should possess when they graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering from Texas Tech University.
Graduates of the Construction Engineering BS program must demonstrate the following:
Student outcomes are:
- An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
- An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
- An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
- An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
- An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
- An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
- An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategy.
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Construction Engineering Program Specific Criteria
The program must prepare graduates
- To apply knowledge of mathematics through differential and integral calculus, probability and statistics, general chemistry, and calculus-based physics
- To analyze and design construction processes and systems in a construction engineering specialty field, applying knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, planning, scheduling, safety, and cost analysis;
- To explain basic legal and ethical concepts and the importance of professional engineering licensure in the construction industry.
- To explain basic concepts of management topics such as economics, business, accounting, communications, leadership, decision and optimization methods, engineering economics, engineering management, and cost control.
The Program Educational Objectives, Student Outcomes & Program Specific Criteria are presented in the 2021-2022 course catalog.
The Construction Engineering BS program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation
Commission of ABET,