Sustainable Construction and Design AAS Degree Courses

Program Details
Award Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Credits 76
Program Start Fall

2022–2023 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.

Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.

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Term 1
CON-102 Introduction to Residential Construction 2 $420.00
CON-108 Construction Safety 1 $210.00
CON-130 Concrete Theory 1 $295.00
CON-131 Site Layout and Blueprint Reading 1 $210.00
CON-133 Construction Technology Lab 4 $870.00
CON-140 Concrete Lab 8WK1 2 $420.00
CON-201 Framing Techniques and Lab I 8WK2 2 $420.00
CON-302 Building Science I 1 $210.00
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $630.00
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 17
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,685.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $115.00

Term 2
CON-121 Carpentry Fundamentals I 4 $870.00
CON-146 Construction Technology Lab 2 3 $660.00
CON-217 Exterior Finishing 3 $685.00
HEQ-190 Introduction to Utility Equipment Operations 2 $420.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $630.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $630.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication -OR- O E 3 $630.00
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3 $630.00
Total Credits 18
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,895.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $115.00

Term 3 — Summer
CON-933 Employment Training Experience 4 $840.00
Total Credits 4
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $840.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $0.00

Term 4
BUS-102 Introduction to Business O E 3 $630.00
CAD-200 CAD SoftPlan 3 $630.00
CON-228 Methods of Interior Finishing 8WK2 3 $685.00
CON-243 Advanced Framing Techniques 8WK1 3 $660.00
CON-486 Building Science 2 Sustainable Design 1 $210.00
CON-510 Construction Technology Lab 3 3 $660.00
HEQ-200 Utility Equipment Operations 1 $210.00
Total Credits 17
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $3,685.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $115.00

Term 5
CAD-208 SoftPlan 2 3 $630.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $630.00
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $630.00
WBL-110 Employability Skills 3 $630.00
CON-266 Construction Safety 3 $780.00
CON-290 Construction Estimating and Project Management 2 $420.00
CON-515 Construction Technology Lab 4 4 $840.00
ENV-155 Residential Energy Auditing 4 $840.00
HCR-200 Manual J and D HVAC Design 1 $210.00
Total Credits 20
Total Tuition + Course Fees: $4,350.00
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: $150.00

Math Electives
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra 4 $840.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts O E 3 $630.00
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $840.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $840.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $630.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $630.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $840.00

Cost Calculation

Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.

  • Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).

  • Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.

    • If more than one course can be taken to fulfill the requirement, the first course listed is used in the total tuition and fees calculation.
  • Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.

Additional costs not included in the cost calculations:

Contact Information

Academic/College Success Advisor

Alex Kissel
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-4014 ext.1065
Email Alex Kissel
Schedule an appointment with Alex Kissel

Faculty Advisors

Last Names A – M

Craig Clark
Buchanan Hall 128H
319-296-2329 ext.1314
Email Craig Clark

Last Names N – Z

Ben Strickert
Butler Hall 123D
319-296-2329 ext.1326
Email Ben Strickert

Administrative Assistant

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
319-296-4009
Email Connie Smith

Dean

Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
Email Dave Grunklee

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