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Study Residential Construction

Major in Construction Management with an Emphasis in Residential Construction

Provide shelter and a place for people to live.

Construct homes and other structures for residential purposes like apartments, townhouses, and single-family homes. Impact the quality of life in a community, as well-designed and well-built homes contribute to the overall livability and sustainability of an area.

Through the residential construction emphasis track, play a leadership role in the planning, designing, and construction processes involved in residential worksites.

Topics unique to the Residential Construction emphasis track include:

  • Residential Design
  • Land Development
  • Residential Codes/Inspection
  • Residential Construction Methods and Management

What does a residential construction manager do?

Oversee all aspects of the construction process for residential projects. This includes tasks like:

  • Manage project budget and schedules
  • Hiring subcontractors
  • Ensure compliance with building codes, safety regulations, and environmental laws
  • Maintain communication with client's needs
  • Track project progress, quality control, and risk management

Residential Construction graduates are recruited by construction employers to become:

  • Project managers
  • Construction inspectors
  • Surveyors
  • Safety managers

Additional information
for the School of Construction

Catalog – see program guides