Building Information Modeling
This major combines graphics expertise with broad construction knowledge. Building information modeling (BIM) is helping to revolutionize the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry through its transformative and collaborative approach. You’ll gain skills that will help a construction team create detailed designs and documentation. You will also learn about carpentry, steel, plumbing and electrical trades. Courses include computer graphics, programming and construction materials and methods.
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University. The Polytechnic specializes in team-based labs where you’ll test ideas, take things apart and put them back together — only better. You’ll learn side-by-side with professors who have worked in the industry and thrive on combining theory, imagination and real-world application. In this innovative environment, you'll learn by doing - gaining deep technical knowledge and applied skills in your chosen discipline coupled with problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication and leadership skills employers desire.
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Careers in Building Information Modeling
- Building information modeling (BIM) Manager
- BIM coordinator
- BIM designer
- Design engineer
- Information engineer
- BIM web developer
Transfer to Building Information Modeling
Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.
Minimum GPA: 2.0
Contact InformationT.R. Oneal