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Marathon is both classroom and on site learning sessions taught by construction industry leaders. Marathon is a voluntary, in-depth study of the land development and residential building industry. Marathon is available to all Land Development/Residential Building (LD/RB) concentration students. Students from economics, marketing, real estate and interior design are encouraged to participate as well. 

Marathon includes:

  • Sales and marketing mini seminar
  • Construction safety and scheduling mini seminar
  • Estimating and purchasing mini seminar
  • Land development mini seminar
  • Finance mini seminar
  • Field trips to construction sites
  • Field trips to construction materials manufacturing sites
  • Job shadowing with construction industry leaders

Industry leaders and students build vital working relationships through Marathon.