Mission & Goals of Program

The Department of Building Construction at Virginia Tech is a premier source for dynamic, practical, and innovative building construction knowledge balanced with academic inquiry in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

The Department's Mission

"Partner with industry in the co-evolution of our curriculum to meet future demands and needs of construction while remaining as current as feasible in technology, processes, and delivery methods."

The Department's GOALS 

Degree Program Objectives

Goal 1: Provide opportunities for students to gain employment in the construction industry after graduation.

Objective 1.1: Provide students with opportunities to participate in Career Fairs that specifically focus on employment in the construction industry

Objective 1.2: Expose students to a variety of construction and engineering companies during the Career Fairs. 

Goal 2: Provide opportunities for students to establish an area of specialization in a construction discipline.

Objective 2.1: Maintain enrollment in at least three specialization areas

Goal 3: Place students in industry positions where they can achieve field and office leadership roles.

Objective 3.1: Support job placement for students interested in entering the construction industry after graduation