Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Sustainability Technologies - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ARC 112 - Construction Materials and Method None 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
BIO 140 - Environmental Biology None 3 3 Fall, Spring
BIO 140A - Environmental Biology Lab None 1 3 Fall, Spring
SST 110 - Intro to Sustainability None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
SST 140 - Green Building and Design Concepts None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring
CST 131 - OSHA/Safety/Certification None 3 4 Fall, Spring
ELC 112 - DC/AC Electricity None 5 9 Spring
MAT 121 - Algebra/Trigonometry I DMA 010-060 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 4 Fall, Spring
MAT 171 - Precalculus Algebra DMA 010-060 or satisfactory placement test scores 4 5 Fall, Spring
SST 120 - Energy Use Analysis None 3 4 Spring, Summer
SST 130 - Modeling Renewable Energy None 3 4 Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ALT 120 - Renewable Energy Technology None 3 4 Fall
CST 221 - Statics and Structures MAT 121 or MAT 171 and ARC 112 or CAR 112 or CST 112 4 6 Fall
ELC 220 - Photovoltaic Sys Tech None 3 5 Fall
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry DRE 098 or satisfactory placement test scores 3 3 Fall, Spring
PHY 131 - Physics-Mechanics MAT 121 or MAT 171 4 5 Fall, Spring
PHY 151 - College Physics I MAT 171 4 3 Fall, Spring
SST 210 - Issues in Sustainability SST 110 3 3 Fall


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ALT 250 - Thermal Systems None 3 4 Spring
ELC 221 - Advanced PV Sys Design ELC 220 3 3 Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Disc ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social/Behavioral Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
SST 250 - Sustain Capstone Project SST 110 3 7 Spring


Program contact

Michael Lyda

Building Construction Technology Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
mlyda@isothermal.edu
828-395-1605
Construction Trades Shop


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