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The ESF minor in sustainable construction prepares students for careers related to sustainable construction. This minor is available to all ESF and SU undergraduate students. The basic objective of the minor is to provide a fundamental understanding of the sustainable concepts and methods used to take a design into the field and build a sustainable structure in the most efficient and effective manner with minimal environmental impacts. Eighteen credit hours (6 courses) taken in residence are required to complete the minor. To complete this minor, students must pass six of the following courses taken in residence with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Admission to the minor requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and permission of the Sustainable Construction Management and Engineering undergraduate curriculum coordinator or Department Chair.

Choose 6 courses (18 credits) from the following:

CME  215 Sustainable Construction (3)
CME  387 Renewable Materials for Sustainable Construction (3)
CME  305 Sustainable Energy Systems for Buildings (3)
CME  306 Engineering Materials for Sustainable Construction (3)
CME  304 Environmental Performance Measures for Buildings (3)
CME  343 Construction Estimating (3)
CME  405 Building Information Modeling (3)
CME  422 Composite Materials for Sustainable Construction (3)
CME  565 Sustainable Innovations in Residential Construction (3)
CME  444 Materials Marketing (3)
CME  453 Planning and Scheduling (3)
CME  454 Project Management (3)