Sustainable Design and Development Certificate of Specialization


Provides the green collar workforce with a practical training approach to sit for the LEED GA Accreditation exam. 

Courses consist of focused study in each LEED category. The certificate is most applicable to architectural practices, interior design, construction technology, building management, construction management, building inspection, landscape architecture and planning, as well as related fields with an economic life-cycle approach to the built environment.

Certificate Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to possess technical knowledge of green building design and construction in order to meet the requirements for accreditation testing.

Program Requirements:
Units Required: 4.5

ARCHT-085
Introduction to the LEED Rating System | 0.5 units
ARCHT-086
Project Site Factors | 0.5 units
ARCHT-087
Sustainable Materials and Indoor Environmental Quality | 0.5 units
ARCHT-088
Innovation in Design and Regional Priorities | 0.5 units
ARCHT-089
Green Building Economics | 0.5 units
ARCHT-090
LEED Online Documentation and Processing | 0.5 units
ARCHT-091
Green Building Control Systems and Resource Efficiency | 1 unit
ARCHT-095
LEED Green Associate (GA) Test Preparation | 0.5 units