ABET Accreditation: Construction Engineering

The B.S. Degree in Construction Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Mission

The College of Engineering enthusiastically embraces its unique role as the singular intellectual and cultural resource for engineering instruction, research, and outreach within the state. It provides the people of Nebraska with comprehensive engineering academic programs to fulfill their highest aspirations and ambitions.

The missions of the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are to:
  • deliver relevant and challenging educational programs to attract an outstanding diverse student body
  • prepare graduates for rewarding careers in their chosen professions and encourage graduates to extend their level of knowledge through lifelong learning
  • conduct leading edge research advances engineering science and stimulate the intellectual development and creativity of both students and faculty,
  • extend exemplary engineering service and transfer knowledge that contributes to the well-being and betterment of society.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Professional Achievement: The ConE program prepares graduates to become Licensed Professional Engineers and Certified Professional Constructors.

  2. Career Achievement: The ConE program prepares graduates to contribute to society by working in an occupation related to the architecture-engineering-construction industry.

Student Outcomes

The University of Nebraska Construction Engineering faculty requires its program graduates to demonstrate the following capabilities:

  1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.

  2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.

  3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

  4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

  5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

  6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.

  7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Enrollment Data

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

Construction Engineering ABET Undergraduate Enrollment Chart
Source: College of Engineering, September 2017

Graduation Data

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

Construction Engineering ABET Degrees Conferred Chart
Source: College of Engineering, September 2017