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2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Building Design & Construction Emphasis (BIS)


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The BDC BIS Emphasis will allow students to prepare for job opportunities working for residential design firms and builders, commercial architectural design firms and contractors; trade contractors and engineering firms such as mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; civil engineering firms; and various other firms related to the construction of the built environment. It provides an alternative pathway for those interested in continuing their graduate education in various disciplines relating to the built environment.

  • Program Prerequisite: Enroll in the BIS Program with an interview with the BIS Program Coordinator. Call 801-626-7713 to talk with the BIS secretary and schedule an appointment.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses used toward the minor (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable.)
  • Credit Hour Requirements: 18 total BDC credits selected with BDC Advisor.
  • Program Code: 8081
  • CIPC: 150101

Advisement

All program students should meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. The department secretary can also assist students. Call 801-395-3427 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  (Also, refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (Enrollment Services and Information).

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements for the University Bachelor of Science requirements. 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Interdisciplinary Work-Made multiple connections across three academic disciplines.
  • High Impact Educational Experience-Engaged in high impact practices through at least one of these: (a) collaborative learning projects, (b) undergraduate research, (c) public performances, (d)diversity/global learning, (e) community engaged learning, (f) internships, or (g) intensive writing.
  • Capstone Signature Work -Synthesized and reported key research/skills/theories from academic disciplines.
  • Analysis and Reflection-Provided analyses/results/conclusions/reflections from the Capstone experience.
  • Academic speaking and writing-Used effective oral and written English-language skills
  • Post-Graduate Planning-Planned for careers and/or graduate programs.

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