CCE#C_Overview

College of Computing, Engineering & Construction Overview 

The College of Computing, Engineering and Construction (CCEC) prepares students for professional responsibilities and creative achievement in the fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Science, Information Technology, Electrical, Mechanical, and Civil Engineering and Construction Management.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

The College of Computing, Engineering and Construction offers the

  • Bachelor of Science in Computing and Information Sciences - with concentrations in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Science, and Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Building Construction 

Graduate Degree Programs

Graduate degrees offered are the

  • Master of Science in Computing and Information Sciences -  with concentrations in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Software Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering  
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering 
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

The College also collaborates with the Coggin College of Business to support an M.B.A. concentration in Construction Management.

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Accreditation

The undergraduate computer science, information systems, information science, and information technology programs are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org . The undergraduate electrical engineering, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The undergraduate construction management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

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Mission

The mission of the College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction is to provide its students with the highest quality education and professional experiences, to achieve excellence in its teaching, scholarship and service, and to continually enhance its programs through interactions with professional constituents in the community.

Vision

The College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction aspires to be nationally known for its outstanding degree programs, scholarship and service and seeks to contribute significantly to the economic vitality of the Northeast Florida region, the State and the Nation. 

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Values

The College seeks to develop students with the technical, communications, and leadership abilities needed to navigate the challenges of the new knowledge-based economy and build a successful and prosperous future while developing a sense of community responsibility and global awareness. The faculty, staff and administration are committed to acting with integrity and employing ethical behavior in all of our dealings. The College strives to provide education that prepares our students to make significant contributions to their chosen professions, the northeast Florida region and beyond in an environment where each student is respected, valued and engaged..

Transformational Learning Opportunities

Transformation Learning Opportunities (TLO) are available for a variety of enriching experiences while pursuing a degree at UNF, including but not limited to, directed independent research, cooperative experiences, study abroad opportunities, and internships. With prior approval, some of these may also be used for academic credit.

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Laboratory and Computing Facilities

www.unf.edu/ccec/facilities/

The general campus computing environment, including wireless Internet access, email systems, general purpose student computer labs, most technology-enhanced classrooms, and central business systems is maintained by UNF Information Technology Services.


Specialized and advanced computing, engineering, and construction management laboratories housed within the College extend general campus computing services by adding advanced facilities supporting the wide range of research and instruction that characterizes the College’s degree programs.


The advanced School of Computing (SoC) laboratories are configured specifically to support upper-level and graduate instruction and research in robotics, data engineering, software development, mobile computing, computer security, and communications/networking, utilizing Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems environments. Courses in the School of Engineering (SoE) are supported by specialized laboratories, which are equipped with advanced computer systems, engineering instrumentation, and specialized software.

These laboratories provide flexible environments suited for class work, senior design, and research projects. The Construction Management program uses computing and materials laboratories designed to support and enhance the curriculum, capstone projects, and construction materials research.

The computing environments maintained by the College make use of the University’s high-speed data network and Florida Lambda Rail, a high-speed, low-latency research network connecting the State’s universities and research institutions.

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