Construction Engineering

The NC State Construction Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Below you will find the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs), student learning outcomes, and recent enrollment and graduation information.


Within a few years of graduation alumni of the Construction Engineering Program will:

1. Function successfully in careers emphasizing application of construction engineering and management principles with the ability to solve a broad set of engineering problems in construction.

2. Practice construction engineering including the design and management of the construction process to achieve needed safety, quality, durability, sustainability, and economic objectives.

3. Function in team-oriented, multi-disciplinary, open-ended engineering activities considering the societal and economic impacts of construction, and the professional and ethical responsibilities of the construction engineer.

4. Engage in life-long learning through graduate study, self study, or continuing education; pursue licensure; provide mentoring to those under their supervision and influence; and provide leadership in their employment organizations, industry associations and professional societies.

Learning Outcomes

A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

E. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

G. An ability to communicate effectively.

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Undergraduate Enrollment and Degrees Awarded

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Enrollment 64
2014 – 2015 Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 27