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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog


M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction

M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction

Established: 1935 through the architecture program. Became a department in 1957 and a school in 1976.

Location: Rinker Hall, Room 304

Phone: 352-273-1150

Accredited: American Council for Construction Education

Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Building Construction (B.S.B.C.), Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services (B.S.F.E.S.)

Academic Advising: Rinker Hall, Room 301, 352-273-1180

Scholarships: General financial aid information is available from the Office of Student Financial Affairs. The school can provide scholarship information for third- and fourth-year building construction students.

Computer Requirement

Internships and Career Guidance: The school has a job placement office and also hosts a Building Construction Job Fair each semester.

Research Centers:The Shimberg Center for Affordable Housing, the Powell Center for Construction and the Environment, the Fluor Program for Construction Safety, and the Center for Collective Protection in the Built Environment

Student Organizations