Building Construction Technology - Green Building Option, A.S.


Do you love working outdoors and have a passion for sustainable design?

Then, the Green Building Option in our Building Construction Technology program is for you. You will be prepared for a career in the residential and commercial construction industry. Your career possibilities include construction supervisor, job foreman, or office support staff performing such duties as purchasing or estimating. You'll learn to use AutoCADTM , read blueprints, and utilize alternative energy and sustainable design to create green buildings.

If you have previous building experience you may seek to obtain either a county or state contractor's license.

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Meet Robby Fayas, GCSC  Alumnus / Architect

Robby Fayas, GCSC Alumnus

It was my time at Gulf Coast that exposed me to the creative aspect of drafting, so that's what pushed me toward a career in architecture.
– Architect, Florida Architects, Inc.

Who is eligible for the building construction Technology - green building Option, A.S. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the building construction Technology - green building Option, A.S. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

How do I register for my classes?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Communications Area  CH
 •+*ENC1101, English I 3
 +*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area  
Visual and Performing Arts ARH2060, History of Architecture 3
Mathematics Area
See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area  
Behavioral Sciences •PSY2012 or •SYG2000, Psychology/Sociology 3
Major Courses 
EGS1006, Intro to Engineering 1
BCN1230, Materials and Methods 3
 +#BCN2231, Materials and Methods II 3
 +#ETD1320, AutoCAD 3
+ETG2502, Statics 3
+ETG2530, Strength of Materials 3
#BCT1040, Blueprint Reading 3
+SUR2101, Surveying and Measurements 3
SUR2101L, Surveying & Measurements Lab 1
 +#ETD2395, CAD for Architecture 3
 #BCN1040, Introduction to Sustainability and Measurement 3
 +BCN1043, Intro to Sustainable Design Materials and Resources 3
 +BCN2643, Economics of Sustainable Construction 3
 ETP1500L, Alternative Energy Inventory and Analysis Lab 3
 +BCN2046, Sustainable Construction 3
 +BCN2581C, Green Building Delivery Systems and Techniques 3
 Approved Technical Elective 1

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Drafting Lab

You'll acquire the skills you need to be successful in Gulf Coast State College's  Advanced Technology Center on our Panama City campus. Our high-tech drafting lab and state-of-the-art computer labs allow you to design in a dynamic, creative environment.


Contact the Advisor

Antonio Adessi
Associate Professor
850-769-1551, extension 5887

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Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology