Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology
The Construction Engineering Technology program provides students with a well rounded education in construction principles and practices in preparation for a career in the construction industry. Upon completion of this degree, students will be prepared for careers such as construction superintendent, field engineer, project manager, project coordinator, facilities engineer, cost estimator, CAD drafter, and quality and safety controller. Additionally, graduates of this program with experience, interest, and/or knowledge about specific construction trades will be capable of performing in a large number of positions within those respective subcontracting firms.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Effectively communicate through written, verbal, and graphical media.
- Demonstrate knowledge of engineering science and mathematics and its application in problem solving.
- Analyze structural systems.
- Recognize ethical issues and apply professional standards in decision-making.
- Utilize appropriate computer tools for engineering problems.
- Apply modern methods for surveying and metrics.
- Exhibit a fundamental understanding of building mechanical and electrical systems.
- Demonstrate cost estimating and scheduling techniques.
- Integrate and apply field inspection techniques and safety standards.
- Apply the principles of project management and control.
- Work effectively in a team environment.
To receive a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology, students must complete at least 180 quarter units to include a minimum of 70.5 units of the University General Education requirements; 76.5 units must be completed at the upper-division level and 45 units must be taken in residence, including the research project classes. In the absence of transfer credit, students may need to take additional general electives to satisfy the total units for the degree. Students should refer to the section on undergraduate admission procedures for specific information on admission and evaluation.
Preparation for the Major (10 courses; 39.0 quarter units)
Requirements for the Major (15 courses; 64.5 quarter units)
Engineering Senior Project (2 courses; 9 quarter units)