Building Science

Receive a Comprehensive & Diverse Educational Experience in Building Science

Prepare for a variety of careers within the residential, commercial, industrial, performance, and design fields of the building industry. Coursework emphasizes energy efficiency, sustainable design, construction processes and innovative materials using applied learning techniques and the most current computer software, such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), which is applied to building design, estimating, engineering and scheduling.

The diverse faculty includes registered professionals, such as engineers, architects, and general contractors with many years of design and construction experience, as well as researchers in materials science and building performance.

Building Science Program News

Team (Re)Connect -- 2016 Race to Zero Winners

Appalachian State Team Wins First Place in USDOE Race to Zero Competition 2016

A team of students won first-place honors in the US Department of Energy Race to Zero competition 2016 in the "Suburban Single-Family Housing" contest...

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Position Openings in the STBE Department

The Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment is seeking dynamic and highly qualified applicants for two current openings: Depart...

Vice President Houser and Provost Kruger

2+2 Architectural Technology Agreement Signed with Wilkes Community College

BOONE—An agreement between Wilkes Community College and Appalachian State University opens up a seamless pathway for students interested in earning ...