Total Semester Hours Required: 36

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department encourages students pursuing a GIEL certificate along with an MS in Sustainable Building Systems to complete their MS coursework requirements in their first year and their GIEL certificate requirements in their second year. Students who prefer to complete their GIEL certificate requirements in their first year are asked to speak with their MS degree adviser beforehand

Students pursuing the MS in Sustainable Building Systems with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership must complete 16 semester-hours of required GIEL coursework and 20 semester-hours of Sustainable Building Systems coursework.

Please refer to the Sustainable Building Systems homepage for the most up-to-date course requirements and other program information.

Required GIEL Coursework

All students will be required to complete the following 16 semester-hours of Gordon Engineering Leadership coursework. Please visit the curriculum page for complete course descriptions.

ENLR 5121Engineering Leadership 12
ENLR 5122Engineering Leadership 22
ENLR 5131Scientific Principles of Engineering 12
ENLR 5132Scientific Principles of Engineering 22
ENLR 7440Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 14
ENLR 7442Engineering Leadership Challenge Project 24

Sustainable Building Systems Core Coursework

Students may view the full list of restricted elective options on the Sustainable Systems website.

ARCH 5210Environmental Systems4
ARCH 5211Recitation for ARCH 52100
SBSY 5100Sustainable Design and Technologies in Construction4
SBSY 5200Sustainable Engineering Systems for Buildings4
SBSY 5400Sustainable Building Systems Seminar0
ElectiveRestricted Elective8