Sustainable Construction and Design

Sustainable Construction and Design Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Program Start: Fall only
Enrollment Status: Full-time only

The Sustainable Construction and Design program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

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

View Course Descriptions

Total Credits 17
Semester 2
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG105 Composition I 3
CON121 Carpentry Fundamentals I 4
CON146 Construction Technology Lab 2 3
CON214 Exterior Framing Systems I 3
CON217 Exterior Finishing 3

View Course Descriptions

Total Credits 16
Semester 3
CAD200 CAD SoftPlan 3
CON228 Methods of Interior Finishing 3
CON386 Sustainable Design 1
CON510 Construction Technology Lab 3 3
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3

View Course Descriptions

Total Credits 16
Semester 4
CON290 Construction Estimating and Project Management 2
CON512 Construction Technology Lab 4 3
ENV155 Residential Energy Auditing 4
HCR201 Manual J and D HVAC Design 3

View Course Descriptions

Total Credits 12


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 103
Email me

Program Advisor

Jacob Kvinlaug
Butler Hall 138C
319-296-2329 ext.1314
Email me


Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
Email me