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

AIAS Winner of 4th Annual Gingerbread Competition

Building Science Student Club Wins 4th Annual Gingerbread Competition

AIAS, the American Institute of Architectural Students Club, took the overall trophy in the 4th Annual Gingerbread House Competition held on November ...

Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Winners 2017

Building Science Students Place 1st in the 2017 Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Competition

Congratulations to Building Science students, Elvie Sumner and Tori Whicker for their 1st place finish in the 2017 Sigmon Memorial Scholarship Competi...

CareerFest Fall 2017

CareerFest Provides Overwhelming Opportunities for Students

Of the 130 employers filling Holmes Convocation Center for CareerFest on September 26, more than 40 offered positions in support of Department of Sust...

Computer Requirements

laptopAll programs in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment are computer intensive. Currently, students are requested to have a laptop computer for each of the programs and some programs require the laptop. Learn more