Sustainable Construction and Design

Sustainable Construction and Design Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 69
Program Start: Fall only

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Sustainable Construction and Design program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
CON102 Introduction to Residential Construction 2 $337.00
CON108 Construction Safety 1 $168.50
CON129 Concrete Lab 2 $337.00
CON130 Concrete Theory 1 $168.50
CON131 Site Layout and Blueprint Reading 1 $168.50
CON133 Construction Technology Lab 4 $924.00
CON201 Framing Techniques and Lab I 2 $587.00
CON302 Building Science I 1 $168.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT122 College Algebra -OR- 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus -OR- 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 17
Semester 2
CON121 Carpentry Fundamentals I 4 $674.00
CON146 Construction Technology Lab 2 3 $555.50
CON214 Exterior Framing Systems I * 3 $505.50
CON217 Exterior Finishing 3 $505.50
HEQ201 Utility Equipment Operation ** 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
* First 8 weeks
** Second 8 weeks
Semester 3 - Summer
CON933 Employment Training Experience 4 $674.00

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Total Credits 4
Semester 4
CAD200 CAD SoftPlan 3 $555.50
CON228 Methods of Interior Finishing 3 $505.50
CON486 Building Science 2 (Sustainable Design) 1 $168.50
CON510 Construction Technology Lab 3 3 $555.50
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 5
CAD208 SoftPlan 2 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
CON290 Construction Estimating and Project Management 2 $337.00
CON512 Construction Technology Lab 4 3 $555.50
ENV155 Residential Energy Auditing 4 $674.00
HCR200 Manual J and D HVAC Design * 1 $168.50

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Total Credits 16
* First 8 weeks

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt
Buchanan Hall 128
319-296-4009
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Student Success Specialist

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
319-296-2329 ext.1062
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Program Advisors

Ben Strickert
Butler Hall 123D
319-296-2329 ext.1326
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Craig Clark
Buchanan Hall 128H
319-296-2329 ext.1314
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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