The Construction Engineering Technology (CET) Program is an application-orientated program. The mission of the program is to meet the construction engineering technology manpower needs of the State of Louisiana and the nation as a whole by producing graduates that possess the skills and knowledge that are necessary to be productive practicing Construction Engineering Technologists.
The program is designed to prepare graduates for management level positions such as project managers, construction managers, construction field supervisors, estimators, etc., or to act as General Contractors in their own firms. Students receive instructions in science, mathematics, architectural and structural analysis and design, estimating, surveying, construction materials, methods, and techniques, with management and team work as constant emphasis. Employment opportunities abound in private industry such as construction or construction management agencies, engineering and architectural firms as well as in all levels of government agencies.
Program outcomes for the graduates of the Construction Engineering Technology Program are as follows:
In addition to the required fundamental engineering technology and concentration core courses the program allows students to select technical and free electives. Students are advised to take appropriate electives with the guidance and approval of their academic advisors and department head.
Dr. Benedict Nwokolo
Phone: 318 274-2716