Sustainable Green Building


The Associate of Applied Science in Sustainable Green building is designed to educate students comprehensively on the many subjects related to Green Building Categories and related Environmental and occupant issues, Energy Efficiencies and Sustainable Building design considerations.


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 Minimum Credits Required: 61
 Arizona Programs of Study


Degree Information

What will I learn?

The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets that graduates of this program will possess at the end of their program of study.

  • Gain core concepts & Categories of Sustainability and Green Building.
  • Gain fundamental knowledge of Environmental Issues, especially related to the construction industry.
  • Gain introductory knowledge of soils for local food production
  • Acquire skills related to green construction.
  • Attain a basic knowledge in construction methodology.
  • Understand and apply basic construction safety for trades.
  • Gain fundamental knowledge in building drafting, design, layout and auto CAD
  • Explore and develop critical skills for a variety of alternative construction techniques.
  • Develop critical skills for energy analysis of buildings & related performance measures.
  • Develop competencies for sustainable materials & resource use  efficiencies.
  • Design competencies developed for various solar systems; passive & active .
  • Develop electrical trade fundamentals for renewable energy generation.
  • Attain fundamentals solar design knowledge.
  • Attain & apply fundamental knowledge of sustainable projects and industry related checklist certifications.