Gain a well-rounded education in construction principles and practices and prepare you for a career in the construction industry with the Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology. Prepare for careers options such as a construction superintendent, field engineer, project manager, project coordinator, facilities engineer, cost estimator, CAD drafter, or quality and safety controller.
You’ll learn to communicate about your trade through written, verbal, and graphical media and to use engineering science and mathematics to solve construction problems. Most importantly, you’ll have an understanding of potential ethical issues that could arise and learn how to apply sound professional standards for making tough decisions.
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.
Why Choose National University?
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 165,000 alumni worldwide.
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