Durham - ACCE Construction Management


ABET/ACCE Accreditation: Construction Management


The Construction Management program is seeking ABET accreditation by the Accreditation Board For Engineering and Technology during the 2017-2018 academic year. The Construction Management program is fully accredited by the American Council of Construction Education (ACCE) since 1967.

Mission

The mission of the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction is to educate the engineer and constructor of the future. A professional that is not only technically competent, but who also focuses on innovation, possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoys global and social awareness, and is a leader in the community.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The following is a list of the Construction Management Program Educational Objectives (PEO) that graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation:

  1. Develop construction project objectives and plans including delineation of scope, budget, and schedule;
  2. Select project participants and set performance requirements;
  3. Maximize resource efficiency through judicious procurement and management of labor, materials and equipment;
  4. Implement and complete construction activities through coordination and control of scheduling, contracting, estimating and cost control;
  5. Develop effective communication protocols and mechanisms for resolving conflicts associated with the construction process; and
  6. Ensure quality and safety through design, measurement, analysis, and control

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Construction Management program within the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will have the knowledge, as well as the technical, administrative and communication skills, necessary to succeed in the construction industry.  Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills to deliver construction projects with respect to scope, schedule, budget, quality, safety, and the environment.  All graduates will possess the following skills and knowledge:

  1.  an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences
  2.  an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  3.  an ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
  4.  an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
  5.  an ability to identify and solve applied science problems
  6.  an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  7.  an ability to communicate effectively
  8.  the broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context
  9.  a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  10.  a knowledge of contemporary issues
  11.  an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.

Enrollment Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Construction Management ACCE Undergraduate Enrollment Chart
Source: College of Engineering, September 2016

Graduation Data

The table below is a summary subset of 10-year graduation data for the Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Construction Management ACCE Degrees Conferred Chart
Source: College of Engineering, September 2016