Building Sciences

Receive a Comprehensive & Diverse Educational Experience in Building Sciences

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

Appalachian State University

IDEXlab Team among the recipients for the 2020 Chancellor's Innovation Scholars Program

BOONE, N.C. — Five winning entries by Appalachian State University faculty and staff have been announced for the 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation...

Building Science at Appalachian State University

Building Science Program Awards

The Building Science Faculty are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Building Science Program Awards: Most Outstanding Student in...

STBE

STBE to Hire Two Building Science Tenure Track Positions

The Building Sciences Program in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment (STBE) at Appalachian State University is pleased ...

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