The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers an undergraduate option in construction engineering and management (CEM). Students taking the CEM option will earn an ABET-accredited B.S. degree in civil engineering. The transcript will indicate that the student has earned a Bachelor of Science–Civil Engineering with option: Construction Engineering and Management.

Students must complete the following BS Civil Engineering requirements: Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics and Statistics, Basic Science, Mechanics, Tools, Breadth, Communications, and Liberal Studies. CEM requirements for Civil Engineering Design and Engineering Electives are listed here, along with additional requirements for the CEM option. The total number of credits required for the CEM option is 132 instead of 128.

Civil Engineering Design Requirement for CEM Option

Choose one:3
Steel Structures I
Concrete Structures I
Must take:
CIV ENGR 578 Senior Capstone Design 14
Select one of the following:3
Building Information Modeling (BIM) 2
Hydrologic Design
Design of Wastewater Treatment Plants
Solid and Hazardous Wastes Engineering
Water Treatment Plant Design
Hazardous Waste Management
Seepage and Slopes
Geometric Design of Transport Facilities
Traffic Control
Advanced Pavement Design
Total Credits10

Construction Engineering and Management Depth Requirement

CIV ENGR/​BSE  491 Legal Aspects of Engineering3
CIV ENGR 492 Integrated Project Estimating and Scheduling3
CIV ENGR 1 Cooperative Education Program 11
Total Credits8

Engineering Electives Requirement for CEM Option

Select one of the following:3
Electrical Systems for Construction
Mechanical Systems for Construction
Select two of the following:6
Accounting Principles
Introduction to Finance
Managing Organizations
The Real Estate Process
Residential Property Development
Total Credits9