BS in Building & Construction Studies
Thank you for your interest in the Bachelor of Science with a major in Building & Construction Studies. We are not accepting new applications for this major. Please review this list of current majors offered at the undergraduate level.
No matter what’s fueling your ambition, we have the tools and structure to help you every step of the way as you achieve your goals.
The Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Program building and construction studies major is intended for those looking to increase their employment opportunities and segue into administrative and project management positions. You will benefit from coursework that combines building materials and methods, construction graphics and business practices. Graduates will be enabled to perform technical, supervisory, operational and middle management functions in small to large construction-related enterprises, as employees or entrepreneurs. This program option is offered through a partnership between Jefferson’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies and College of Architecture and the Built Environment.
You will complete building and construction studies- focused courses in conjunction with the general requirements needed for a bachelor’s degree, preparing you to meet today’s needs for this growing, in-demand field.
As a graduate of the building and construction studies major, you will be prepared to apply for graduate studies in Jefferson's Master of Science in Sustainable Design or Master of Science in Construction Management .
Accelerated Program Features
Generous transfer credits accepted
Schedule for Your Busy Life: Eight-week terms; hybrid and online courses enable you to schedule your education around life and career demands.
Learn from the Real-world: Experienced faculty give insight into the field, while collaborative projects help develop practical skills while building your network.
To earn a Bachelor of Science degree, you must complete a minimum of 120 credits. These credits are acquired through transfer of credits from previously attended accredited colleges, universities and institutes, and through courses taken at Jefferson. Specific course requirements are listed below. Remaining credits are satisfied with elective courses.
Written Communication (6 credits)
COMM-220 Speaking to Lead in the Digital Age
PHIL 222 Applied Professional Ethics
Social Science Elective