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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Engineering Minor

Requirements for the Minor (15 credits)


  • Interested students should contact the Director of Internships at cem@purdue.edu
  • This minor is available to students in the College of Engineering.
  • Courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.
  • No more than one substitution from either of the above two categories is acceptable to be eligible for the Construction Engineering Minor.  All courses must be taken for a grade; therefore, a transfer course must meet University guidelines for appropriate transfer of grade.
  • Students may not be on academic probation to enroll in upper division work.
  • Generally, all of the above prescribed minor courses must be taken at the Purdue West Lafayette campus to be eligible for the Construction Engineering Minor. The only exceptions to this rule are as follows: 
  1. One equivalent transfer course from another university can be used for an elective if the course is from an Engineering ABET-accredited program, OR
  2. One equivalent Purdue substitution may be used if it is deemed equivalent to the prescribed minor course and acceptable by the Chair of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for the Division of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM).
  • Exception: A student enrolled in the School of Civil Engineering cannot seek a Minor in Construction Engineering.
  • 1 The internship shall be arranged by the student and approved by the Director of Internships for CEM.
  • 2 An equivalent professional or research experience approved by the Chair of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee for CEM.
  • 3 Courses (or topics) that satisfy this requirement may have a prerequisite. The student should consult the academic advisor in advance.


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