Undergraduate Guidebook

This manual is created for the benefit of current and future students of Virginia Tech interested in the Building Construction degree. 

Frequently Asked Questions


For further inquiry, please contact Gary Kinder | gkinder@vt.edu | 540.231.1320

Please see our current student newsletter for salary and placement information. 

Building Construction Major

Flowcharts of Tracks of Study:

BC / Real Estate Double Major (2020),

BC / Real Estate Double Major (2021),

Residential Construction & Development, 

Structural Design,

Sustainable Building Performance,

Virtual Design Construction

Course Offerings by Semester

Courses with C-Requirement

Core Course Descriptions

Simultaneous Area 2 and Area 7 CLEs

How to Run and Read a DARS

BC Accelerated Undergraduate / Graduate Degree Program (4 + 1)

Construction Minor

The Department of Building Construction now offers a 28 credit Construction Minor to any student enrolled in a degree-granting major outside of Myers-Lawson School of Construction. See checksheet here. 

Other Minors at Virginia Tech 

Please refer to the Minor Checksheets of the university for the most up-to-date information about any minor.

VT Minor Checksheets