May 27, 2023  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024

Energy and Sustainability Management Certificate

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Total Credits: 13

Semester 1 Advising Note

  • All students in the ESM program should be advised by the ESM Program Director.

Total Credits: 13

Semester 2 Advising Note

  • ESM-299  prerequisites: (1) Enrollment in the Energy and Sustainability Management Program; and (2) A minimum of 10 credits of ESM courses with a B or higher, OR (3) Department Chair approval
  • Apply for graduation.

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.