Energy and Sustainability Management Certificate Program
|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|Survey of Renewable Energy/Lab||ENV111||Semester I||4||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Green Buildings||ESM105||Semester I||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Sustainable Resource Conversation/Lab||ENV110||4||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Sustainable Facilities Management||ESM115||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 and MAT097 or placement|
|Project Management and Finance for Energy||ESM211||Semester II||3||ENV111|
|Greening Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance or Internship||ESM205, ESM299-see note*||Semester II||3||ESM105; Director approval|
|OPTION ELECTIVES (Choose 2)|
|Introduction to Geospatial Technology||CIT123||3||CIT110 or CIT113|
|Applications/Concepts||CIT110||3||ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|College Writing I||ENG111||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Environmental Science I/Lab||ENV105||4||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Environmental Science II/Lab||ENV106||4||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Tropical Field Studies||ENV120||4||Director approval|
|Greening Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance||ESM205||Semester II||3||ESM105|
|Energy, Life and Sustainability||LCS101||Semester I||3||First semester students|
|Introduction to Entrepreneurship||MAN107||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|Principles of Management||MAN111-see note**||3||ESL098 or RDG095 and ESL099 or ENG090 or placement|
|Project Management||MAN215||3||CIT110 and MAN111 and MAT097 or placement|
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*Note: Students must be enrolled in the Energy and Sustainability Management Program, have completed a minimum of ten credits in ESM courses with a B average or higher or approval of Program Directors.
**Note: Declared majors in Business Concentration, Management, and Finance options must take BUS101 as a prerequisite. Non-majors are eligible to take MAN111 without BUS101 as a prerequisite, but must meet other course prerequisites listed in the College catalog.
The design of the program is interdisciplinary, combining coursework in project management and finance for renewable and efficient energy projects with training in operating and maintaining environmentally friendly, healthy, and efficient buildings.
Graduates of the ESM program may seek employment in a variety of entry-level positions such as technicians, coordinators, administrators, sales representatives, or specialists in a wide range of industries including renewable energy, construction, facilities management, environmental protection services, energy efficient services, utilities, and industrial operations. In addition to earning BHCC’s ESM Certificate, graduates will qualify to sit for the LEED Green Associate (LEED GA) exam, a nationally recognized certification administered by the US Green Building Council.
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.bhcc.mass.edu/certificate-programs.
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Identify and implement environmental sustainability or energy efficiency strategies within their workplace, home, or community taking into consideration factors such as project impact, cost effectiveness, and technical feasibility.
- Establish competencies to sit for the Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design (LEED) Green Associate exam, a nationally recognized certification.
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