Jul 23, 2021  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 

Sustainable Building Construction: CC (CTE)

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Certificate of Completion | 33 credits minimum

Division of Apprenticeship and Construction Related Technology
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
CT 274
General Information (801) 957-4073
Program Information (801) 957-4066
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professor − Chad Fail
Associate Professor − Boyd Johnson

Program Description
This program is dedicated to teaching light commercial and residential sustainable construction methods that address the green building & energy conservation demands of today. It is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on experience in the areas of building construction and interior finishes. It is designed to be a building block toward the Construction Management & Sustainable Building AAS degree.

Career Opportunities
Various entry level positions within a construction company with potential for rapid promotion.

Estimated Cost for Students
For tuition and student fees see http://www.slcc.edu/cashiering/tuition-and-fees.aspx. Estimated cost of books and tools varies based on pathway and course selection.

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is one year.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically and creatively
5 - Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
6 - Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
7 - Develop computer and information literacy
Students explore construction and technology related topics which will enhance their ability to successfully compete in today’s marketplace in the construction management industry. 1,5,6, 7
Students learn the necessary green & sustainable building practices that are being required by clients, architects, engineers and local and national building codes. 1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6
Students make an informed selection as to a career in construction management or related technology. 1, 4, 5, 6

General Education Requirements

Construction Design Principles and Practice

Sample Schedule

Total: 18

Spring Semester

Total: 15

Advising Notes:

It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Construction Management Program Advisor prior to starting this program. It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. The Program Advisor may be reached in Academic and Career Advising.

The Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Building is designed for students with little or no previous construction experience.

It is recommended to those students seeking an AAS degree to complete one or more general education requirements in the summer.


All students enrolled in the program are encouraged to participate in SkillsUSA. This program is designed to promote leadership, communication, social, and employable skills. For more information see http://skillsusautah.org

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