From determining the economic viability to managing the construction process, you'll learn to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems. This program will also provide you opportunities to work as a team on a capstone project so you can develop your skills in client interaction, planning and scheduling, proposal development, cost estimating, identification of design criteria, and other key facets required in your field. You'll be ready to choose from a variety of managerial and engineering roles.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration 4-5 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours 126 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required
Tablet display of construction plan

Is this Program a Good Fit for You?

Construction Engineering students are typically interested in:

  • Design of structures and facilities
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Budgeting and estimating
  • Engineering analysis and problem solving
  • Project management
  • Team collaboration


ABET Accredited

The Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, ABET accreditation signifies that a program meets rigorous academic standards set by the accreditor. Graduating from an accredited program means you'll receive a quality education that prepares you for building a safer, more sustainable world. Learn more about our accreditation by viewing our graduation data and program standards. The result of these standards are laid out in our Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes.


A degree in construction engineering will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Develop diverse skills you can use to solve engineering problems.
  • Learn Computer-Aided Design (CAD) commands, surveying techniques, how to apply statistics to engineering and other industry standards.
  • Acquire accounting and economic knowledge to help you plan and manage construction projects.
  • Develop an understanding of costs, materials, scheduling and other major factors influencing the construction of buildings and infrastructure.
construction plan


Construction engineering students are positioned to become highly valued organization team members and engineers. Our graduates are well-positioned to transition quickly when internship and job opportunities present themselves.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

There is a 11% projected job growth through 2026 for construction engineers.

Construction Manager
Civil Engineer
Operations Research Analysts
Project Engineer
Cost Estimator

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

Internship opportunities

Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Although not required for your degree, internships are an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce construction engineering students.


  • Engineering and Systems Management
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Statistics
Engineering professor helping student with equipment

What You Will Learn

By completing challenging, fast-paced coursework and collaborating on projects with your peers, this program will prepare you for specific jobs such as construction manager, building surveyor, project manager and engineer.

Courses to Prepare You for Your Career

  • Foundation courses include computing for engineers, design and construction for structures, engineering mechanics, and statistics.
  • Supporting courses include quantitative chemistry, economics and advanced calculus.

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Student Organizations

Organizations students can get involved in include:

Construction students with projects

Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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