Bachelor of Science in Building Construction

 

**The College of Design is no longer accepting students into this program. Please contact the academic department for questions.**

 

The Georgia Tech School of Building Construction (BC) is a technology and management-centered course of study that prepares students for leadership roles in the construction industry. The curriculum is designed to teach students the basic principles and practices of construction management, project delivery, building science, and technology. Students are taught to manage the functions and processes of every aspect of the construction industry. The curriculum provides a well-rounded course of study conducted by award-winning faculty and staff and offers hands-on experience and guidance by industry professionals.

Undergraduate Studies Information

Wellness
APPH 1040Scientific Foundations of Health2
or APPH 1050 The Science of Physical Activity and Health
Core A - Essential Skills
ENGL 1101English Composition I3
ENGL 1102English Composition II3
MATH 1501Calculus I4
Core B - Institutional Options
CS 1301Introduction to Computing3
or CS 1315 Introduction to Media Computation
Core C - Humanities
Any HUM 3
LMC 2000Introduction to Literature, Media, and Communication3
Core D - Science, Math, & Technology
EAS 2600Earth Processes4
PHYS 2211Introductory Physics I 14
MATH 1502Calculus II4
Core E - Social Sciences
Select one of the following:3
The United States to 1877
The United States since 1877
American Government in Comparative Perspective
Government of the United States
American Constitutional Issues
ECON 2100Economic Analysis and Policy Problems3
Any SS 6
Core F - Courses Related to Major
ACCT 2101Accounting I: Financial Accounting3
or MGT 3000 Accounting for Decision Making
BC 2600Construction Contracting3
BC 2610Construction Technology I3
BC 2620Construction Technology II3
COA 1011Fundamentals of Design and the Built Environment I3
COA 1060Introduction to Design and the Built Environment3
Major Requirements
COA 1012Fundamentals of Design and the Built Environment II4
BC 2630Construction Seminar1
BC 3600Construction Cost Management3
BC 3610Construction Law3
BC 3620Real Estate and Construction Finance and Accounting3
BC 3630Project Management I3
BC 3640Construction Mechanics3
BC 4600Project Management II3
BC 4610Value Engineering and Building Economics3
BC 4620Building Structural Analysis3
BC 4630Senior Capstone Project3
BC 4660Entrepreneurship in Construction3
BC 4672Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems for Construction Managers3
BC 4680Professional Internship (Pass-fail allowed)3
BC 4710Green Construction3
Non-Major Required Courses
MGT 2200Management Applications of Information Technology3
MGT 3062Financial Management3
or MGT 3078 Finance and Investments
MGT 3150Principles of Management3
MGT 3102Managing Human Resources within a Regulatory Environment3
or MGT 3660 International Business
Professional Electives
ARCH 3000 or 4000 level, BC 4699-4900, CE 3000 or 4000 level courses, CP 3000 or 4000 level, COA 3000 or 4000 level courses, and MGT 3000 or 4000 level courses 26
Free Electives
Free Electives6
Total Credit Hours131

Pass-fail only allowed for Free Electives and BC 4680.

1

If PHYS 2231 (5 credit hours) is taken, excess hour applies to Free Electives.

2

Maximum of 3 credit hours in BC 4900.