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Sustainable Construction and Design Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 72
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Course Descriptions: Show All | Hide All

Semester 1
CON-102 Introduction to Residential Construction 2 $402.00
CON-108 Construction Safety -OR- 1 $201.00
CON-266 Construction Safety 3 $743.00
CON-130 Concrete Theory 1 $201.00
CON-131 Site Layout and Blueprint Reading 1 $201.00
CON-133 Construction Technology Lab 4 $1174.00
CON-140 Concrete Lab 8WK1 2 $402.00
CON-201 Framing Techniques and Lab I 8WK2 2 $402.00
CON-302 Building Science I 1 $201.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $603.00
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $603.00
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
MAT-128 Precalculus -OR- 4 $804.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $603.00
Total Credits 17

Semester 2
CON-121 Carpentry Fundamentals I 4 $824.00
CON-146 Construction Technology Lab 2 3 $623.00
CON-217 Exterior Finishing 3 $623.00
HEQ-190 Introduction to Utility Equipment Operations 2 $402.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication -OR- O E 3 $603.00
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 3 — Summer
CON-933 Employment Training Experience 4 $804.00
Total Credits 4

Semester 4
BUS-102 Introduction to Business O E 3 $603.00
CAD-200 CAD SoftPlan 3 $603.00
CON-228 Methods of Interior Finishing 8WK2 3 $623.00
CON-243 Advanced Framing Techniques 8WK1 3 $623.00
CON-486 Building Science 2 Sustainable Design 1 $201.00
CON-510 Construction Technology Lab 3 3 $623.00
HEQ-200 Utility Equipment Operations 1 $201.00
Total Credits 17

Semester 5
CAD-208 SoftPlan 2 3 $603.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $603.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $603.00
CON-290 Construction Estimating and Project Management 2 $402.00
CON-512 Construction Technology Lab 4 3 $623.00
ENV-155 Residential Energy Auditing 4 $804.00
HCR-200 Manual J and D HVAC Design 8WK1 1 $201.00
Total Credits 16

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Academic/College Success Advisor

Natasha Ceaser
Buchanan Hall 126
Butler Hall 122
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Program Advisor

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

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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