Oct 22, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog

Construction Engineering Technology, BS


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The Bachelor of Science in construction engineering technology offers specialized instruction in modern techniques of the construction practice. The goal of the program is to produce highly competent and technically trained graduates who possess a solid understanding of fundamental engineering and construction concepts. The program prepares graduates to work with architects, engineers, contractors and others concerned with construction. Typically, program graduates perform work associated with project estimating, structure erection, construction supervision or management. The skills and the competencies are derived from thorough exposure to construction techniques and materials, surveying, estimating methods, computer applications, contractual relationships and legal issues. All students are required to develop skills in technical writing and public speaking. All graduates are encouraged to become Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) certified, complete at least two (2) internships, and demonstrate competency in computer programming and software applications.

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Senior Year


Total: 124


*This is a state common prerequisite.  Substitutions identified in the state Common Prerequisite Manual at www.facts.org will be accepted. State common course prerequisites CHM 1015, EGSX110c, EGS X112C, and SUR 1101 will substitute for FAMU courses: CHM 1030, EGN 1110C, EGN 1112C, and SUR 2140, respectfully.  

Students transferring with an AA degree from a Florida institution have met all General Education requirements; additional math or science courses may be required as identified in the Common Prerequisite Manual.

Students should ensure that all prerequisites are satisfied before registering for any course. Refer to the university catalog or see an advisor if there are any questions.

Graduation Requirements
· Completion of all courses with a “C” or better
· Minimum GPA of 2.0
· Completion of Florida’s Foreign Language Requirement, 2 units in the same language
· 9 hours of summer school at FAMU unless a transfer with 60 or more hours (Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 6C-6.16)

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