Nov 20, 2019  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Green Building Systems Certificate



CIP: 15.1001
School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1664

This program provides students with knowledge and skills needed for entry-level positions in the green building construction industry. Students focus on computer-aided drafting and modeling, traditional construction skills and an emphasis on “green” practices to provide foundational learning that incorporates technology and sustainability into applied vocational skills. During completion of the program of study, students must gain employment in the construction field and incorporate their learning in “hands-on” practice. A successful completer will be qualified to gain employment as both an entry-level office and field technician.

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Create, interpret and analyze construction documents related to residential construction, documents related to building and improvement projects using conventional and computer-aided modeling methods.
  • Identify and explain fundamental “green building” and sustainability strategies in relationship to construction projects.
  • Explain and illustrate building methods and components, especially those that have improvable environmental impact.
  • Apply practical skills and knowledge while working on residential construction projects.

Related Requirements: (3 Credits)


  • ARCH 212 - Urban Design-Greening our Communities Credits: 3
    or
  • BSAD 250 - Sustainability in Business Credits: 3

Total 19 Credits Min.