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Engineering and Building Arts Department

Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Sustainable Design

BCNST-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2015 (505)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2015 (505), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Lara Sharp, Program Director, CL, (727) 398-8256

Program Summary

This Certificate provides the student with the management training and practical skills necessary to assist contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0630330106: Sustainable Design

Federal CIP Code

15.1301: Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Drafter
  • Job Foreman
  • Job Estimator
  • Materials Purchaser
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Superintendent

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Building Specifications
1
-
Construction Drawing
3
OR
Blueprint Reading
2
-
The A.D.A.: Primer for Contractors
1
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Standards for the Construction Industry
1
Building Codes
2
Construction Estimating
3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Materials - Select 3 credits:

Materials and Methods of Construction I
3
Residential Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
1
Residential Plumbing Systems
1
Residential Electrical Systems
1
Energy Efficient Building Construction for Florida's Climate
3
Environmental Technology for Building Construction
2
An Introduction to Solar Energy in Residential Construction
3
Masonry Construction Methods
1
Roofing Systems
1
Construction Surveying Methods
1
Concrete Construction Methods
1
Steel Construction Methods
1

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Work Experience - Select 3 credits:

Construction Practicum
3
Co-op Work Experience
1-3
Architectural Drafting Practicum
3
Co-op Work Experience
1-3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Select 2-3 credit hours:

2-3
ARC, BCN, BCT, TAR courses
OR
Introduction to CAD
3
OR
AutoCAD II
3
19
Total Credits