To earn the certificate, the student is required to receive a passing grade in five courses. Courses include: Fundamentals of Green Building Design and Construction, Construction Materials and Processes, Building Green Buildings – The Contractor’s Perspective, LEED for New Construction – Applying the Guidelines, and Green Building Commissioning.
Courses are offered in cooperation with the San Diego Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America.
"We are pleased to be partnering with SDSU on the cutting-edge, Online Green Industry Careers Program. This innovative program will help encourage sustainability efforts and develop a green workforce, which is vital to attracting and retaining cleantech companies in the region."
-Mayor Jerry Sanders
CES Green Sustainability Advisory Board
Rebecca Smith Workforce Partnership, Cheryll Stewart San Diego Water Authority, Dan Sullivan Sullivan Solar Power, Mark Tholke enXco, Kim Valenzuela Cannon Power Group, Ashley Watkins Ecology Action, Cortland Weisleder Greener Dawn, Lisa Carp enXco, Geoffrey Chase, Wendy Evers SDSU, Paul Cleary GRID Alternatives, Ryane Hughes Allied Waste Services, Vince Mudd San Diego Office Interiors, Elizabeth M. DeSouza Premium Efficiency Cooling Program, Brian Herndon Premium Efficiency Cooling Program, Mike Owen, Premium Efficiency Cooling Program, Jennifer Owens USGBC, San Diego, Stephen L. Kapp Siemens Industry, Inc., Elaine Rosenberger San Diego Regional Sustainability Partnership, Joseph Lucido Joseph Lucido Assoc. AIA/LEED AP, Pauline Ma, Jacques Chirazi, Holly Smithson, Jason Anderson Cleantech San Diego, Susan Freedman SANDAG, Austin Phingst WePowerEco, Bruce Rogow KPBS, David Voss Solar Turbines Inc., Jon Fortune, Andrea Cook, Terry Clapham California Center for Sustainable Energy, Rick Halperin, Liz Perez GC Green, Erica Leigh Beal SDG&E Supplier Diversity, Robert Garcia, Express Waste and Recycling, Jennifer Henry, San Diego EDC, Marty Leavitt, Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, Peter MacLaggan, Posiedon Resources, Sally Muir, Margy Brookes, Ellery Stahler, Bonnie Moreno SDG&E, Keith Schneringer Waxie Sanitary Supply
The College of Extended Studies is a State-approved provider for the Federal Workforce Investment Act for this program.