Clemson University's Bachelor of Science in construction science and management was established in 1962 and is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. With an average student-to-teacher ratio of 25-to-1, the department is staffed by a professional faculty dedicated and committed to providing the most effective education to students and to researching and disseminating construction knowledge within their areas of expertise.
In addition to the University's general education requirements, students are introduced to the current processes and functions utilized by construction industry practitioners. Theoretic concepts are reinforced and practiced in the laboratory, by site visits and through seminars conducted by industry experts. Topics such as structures, materials and methods, contract documents, estimating, scheduling, safety and project management form the core curriculum of the degree.
Besides successfully completing the required courses in the program, students are also required to obtain a minimum of 800 of construction experience with an approved construction company. Students are also provided the opportunity the study in Australia or England during their junior year.