School of Construction

The School of Construction and Design (SoC+D) offers three undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree programs with direct application to industry:

    • Architectural Engineering Technology (ACT)
    • Construction Management (BCT)
    • Interior Design (ID)

Architectural Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology (ETAC-ABET) www.abet.org

The Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) www.acce-hq.org.

The Interior Design program is dually accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) www.accredit-id.org, and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) nasad.arts-accredit.org/.

The Construction Management is available online; please see Southern Miss Online - BCT.

Mission of School

The mission of the School of Construction and Design is to provide relevant knowledge and technology for design, construction, engineering, and management education in order to serve the professional needs of the Construction, Architecture, and Interior Design sectors. To achieve its mission, the School will provide a learning environment that fosters the development of critical thinking and ethical understanding of the knowledge and technology for the built environment and society at large.

Director: Dr. Erich Connell
Location: Bobby Chain Technology Building Room 242
Office Phone: (601) 266-4895