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Construction Science

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The UTK Construction Science Program is a concentration within the Environmental and Soil Science Degree Program.   This course of study is designed to prepare you for entry into the very broad and diverse range of management careers related to the modern construction industry.  Students in a program of this type typically enjoy the outdoors, utilizing multiple technologies, and enjoy the sense of accomplishment of seeing a project grow from an idea to a finished product.   A successful construction science graduate from this program exhibits skills in leadership, teamwork, communication, technical abilities, and professional/environmental responsibility.   

The UTK Construction Science Program brings together components of engineering, architecture, and business to produce Project Managers, Estimators, Superintendents, and Construction Entrepreneurs.  The program will provide you a strong background in math and science along with relevant construction technologies and techniques.  On the job training is provided through internships and/or cooperative work experiences where students have the opportunity to apply classroom skills to actual construction operations.  The business and management related coursework leads to a Minor in Business Administration.     

The ACADEMICS menu item on the top navigation bar will provide additional information, including the current Construction Science curriculum. 

Construction Science at the University of Tennessee

 We are committed to preparing graduates for entry into the very broad and diverse range of careers related to construction.

We are committed to having a competitive program that provides a sound science background that will prepare our graduates for future advances in construction, and strong business and management skills which enable our graduates to be successful in the emerging, highly competitive, construction industry. In addition, our graduates will have an appreciation for sustainable construction practices, lean management, professional practice, and the value of teamwork.

Construction Engineers

Construction Specific Departmental Faculty

Eric C. Drumm

Charlie D. Parker

Angela V. Smith

Construction Related Departmental Faculty

Robert S. Freeland

William E. Hart

Andrew C. Sherfy

Contributing Instructors/Industry Professionals

Sherry A. Ault
S2A Integration, LLC 

Kim Enoch
Director of Safety & Loss Control
Associated General Contractors of Tennessee 

Robert Noell
PartnerWoolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC

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Executive Advisory Board
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Support For Construction Science
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Internships / Career Placement
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