The School of Civil and Construction Engineering offers a unique Construction Engineering Management program, which blends principles of basic science, engineering, and technology with a strong component of business coursework to prepare graduates for a productive career in the construction industry. The program is accredited by American Council of Construction Education (ACCE) and emphasizes practical applications as well as basic principles. Students are given many hands-on experiences in the laboratory and are involved in numerous field trips to supplement classroom activities. CEM graduates find employment in all phases of construction: commercial and industrial building, heavy/highway, mechanical and other specialty construction, structures, utilities, and civil projects. They are employed by general constructors, subcontractors, suppliers, developers, homebuilders, consultants, and governmental agencies. They work as project engineers, project managers, field and office engineers, estimators, as well as in other positions.
Awards & Activities
Students in the program participate in industry speaker meetings, field trips, service projects, social activities such as golf tournaments and dinner events, and student competitions.