Undergraduate students in the Building and Construction Technology program explore the physical and mechanical properties of building materials and wood products used in light-frame construction. Students learn business management and the market forces that drive the building materials industry. It is this combination of technical understanding with a practical business education that makes our graduates extremely desirable to potential employers.
The majority of our graduates secure positions as managers, sales professionals, marketing specialists, supervisors and resource specialists in the manufacturing, wholesale, retail and application sectors of the building materials industry before they graduate.
The Graduate Program is a center for advanced study and research in a broad range of topics related to forest resources and wood technology, building materials, green building and construction management. Students pursuing a Master of Science or PhD. with a focus on Wood Technology can investigate a wide range of topic areas including forest products marketing and economics, physical properties of wood, or engineered wood composites and design.
Last updated: August 23, 2012