The American Council for Construction Education recently renewed
the accreditation of the Bachelor of Science in Construction
Science degree program offered by the Department of Construction
Science at Texas A&M University.
The program has maintained the stringent standards
of ACCE, and has proven to the board, through a visiting team
of its peers
and industry practitioners, that the program is worthy of reaccreditation,” reads
an ACCE press release on the accreditation results.
The construction education program at Texas A&M University
was established in 1946 as a Bachelor of Science in Architectural
Construction. The degree program name was changed to Bachelor
of Science in Construction Science in the fall of 1992. Current
enrollment in the undergraduate program is approximately 600
The undergraduate curriculum is aimed at educating construction
generalists who are able to enter the construction industry at
the lower management levels, with potential for swift advancement
to middle management positions.
The ACCE was established in 1974 to be a leading global advocate
of quality construction education, and to promote, support, and
accredit quality construction education programs around the world.
The organization is recognized by the Council for Higher Education
Accreditation as the accrediting agency for four-year baccalaureate
degree programs in construction, construction science, construction
management and construction technology.