The Architecture and Construction program of study focuses on careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment. Discover what is needed to enter the workforce through hands on activities in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, framing, and more! HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical Technology, Green Technology, Architectural Design, Facilities Operations, and Structural Engineering are some of the Architecture and Construction programs available at GISD.


Construction is one of the fastest growing
fields in Houston.

From contractor, foreman, industrial engineer, carpenter to electrician, career opportunities are endless in architecture and construction.


GISD and Galveston College Two-Year Course Sequence/HVAC & Refrigeration

Galveston College Program Director: Mr. Ronald Foster


GISD and Galveston College Two-Year Course Sequence: Electrical Technology


Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

  • HVAC/R Repair

  • Instrumentationist

  • Engineer

Certifications and Licensures


  • OSHA 10

  • Forklift Operator

 High Paying Careers

  • Construction Manager $90,000

  • Civil Engineer $80,000

  • Architect $70,000