Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Energy and Sustainability Management Certificate Program

Certificate Science, Engineering and Mathematics - Engineering and Physical Science

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENV-111 Survey of Renewable Energy
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098, ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement.

ESM-105 Green Buildings
3

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098, ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

ESM-115 Sustainable Resource Conservation
3

Only offered in the Fall Semester.

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098, ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

Elective Concentration Elective
3
  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • ENG-111 College Writing I
  • ENV-105 Environmental Science I/Lab
  • ENV-106 Environmental Science II/Lab
  • ENV-120 Tropical Field Studies
  • ESM-205 Green Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance
  • LCS-101E Energy, Life and Sustainability
  • MAN-107 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • MAN-111 Principles of Management
  • MAN-215 Project Management
Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ESM-211 Project Management and Finance of Energy
3

Only offered in the Spring semester.

Prerequisite: ENV-111

ESM-299 Internship in Energy and Sustainability Management
ESM-205 Green Existing Buildings
3

Prerequisites for ESM-299: See semester advising note

Prerequisites for ESM-205: ESM-105 or Chair approval

ENV-110 Sustainable Resource Conservation/Lab
4

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098, ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

Elective ESM Elective
3
  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • ENG-111 College Writing I
  • ENV-105 Environmental Science I/Lab
  • ENV-106 Environmental Science II/Lab
  • ENV-120 Tropical Field Studies
  • ESM-205 Green Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance
  • LCS-101E Energy, Life and Sustainability
  • MAN-107 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • MAN-111 Principles of Management
  • MAN-215 Project Management
Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

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.

Career Outlook

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.