Construction Engineering Technology (Bachelor of Science, B.S.)

This four-year degree program prepares individuals as entry-level field construction coordinators, estimators, job schedulers, and construction management trainees. It also prepares individuals for positions related to construction document control, purchasing, equipment superintendent (renting) and quality assurance/quality control. The B.S. degree program in Construction Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Program Educational Objectives (BS CET)

  1. Possess the general knowledge of construction industry such as concepts, terminologies, basic and standard problem-solving techniques.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to produce and utilize design, operation, and execution documents related to building and/or heavy construction industry.
  3. Function effectively in a group environment in the workplace through demonstration of technical and communication skills.
  4. Understand professional, ethical, and social responsibilities.

Students who choose this bachelor degree program will have no more than 6 years from admission or subsequent declaration to meet the requirements listed below. If certification, accreditation or statutory requirements change and additional requirements become effective during this time, the new requirements take precedence.

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42
Major Requirements
CET 105Construction Materials3
CET 254Construction Methods and Equipment4
CET 256Bituminous, Concrete and Soils3
CET 260Mechanics of Materials4
CET 270Electrical Installations3
CET 308Analysis of Structures3
CET 315Mechanical Systems3
CET 351Construction Estimating I3
CET 358Structural Steel and Wood Design3
CET 360Construction Management3
CET 408Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures3
CET 451Construction Estimating II2
CET 456Construction Contracts Administration3
CET 458Soil Mechanics and Foundations3
CET 480Construction Planning and Scheduling3
CHE 101Introductory Chemistry4
EGT 202Surveying I3
EGT 205Computer-Aided Drafting I3
EGT 260Statics3
EGT 350Technical Report Writing3
EGT 370Financial Aspects of Engineering Projects2
EGT 490Engineering Technology Internship1
MAT 116College Algebra3
MAT 119Trigonometry2
MAT 147Applied Calculus5
PHY 110College Physics I4

Program Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all EGT and CET prefix major coursework.
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.