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Sustainability Technologies

Immerse yourself in the new green economy with a degree in Sustainability Technologies. This program places a priority on hands-on training using the latest industry-standard equipment.

You have found the Sustainability program that WORKS! CFCC’s Sustainability Technologies program is a unique and flexible curriculum designed to meet the challenges of the new energy economy. The program’s three focus areas – Sustainability, Building Performance, and Renewable Energy – overlap to provide a technology-oriented degree that can be found nowhere else. The program places a priority on hands-on training using the latest industry-standard equipment.

Graduates of the Associate in Applied Science Degree have the comprehensive knowledge to be competitive in many industries including construction, energy auditing, energy management, weatherization, facilities management, home inspection, water, stormwater, solar, wind, solar thermal, waste, environmental, consulting, sales and non-profit. The program is connected to the community and has relationships with many local businesses, non-profits, and governments. In addition, a number of college transfer opportunities exist for students wishing to continue their education, including great transfer programs with Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, and NC State University. You can save a ton of money by taking classes at CFCC before transferring to one of these universities to obtain a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Curriculum Information

Sustainability Technologies, A.A.S. (A40370)
Sustainability Technologies Certificate (C40370)
Sustainability Technologies, Renewable Energy Technology Certificate (C40370R)
Sustainability Technologies, Sustainable Building Technology Certificate (C40370S)

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Sustainability Technologies is Ideal for University Transfer

The CFCC Sustainability Technologies program is an ideal starting point for a University Bachelor or Master degree. Students receive technical and relevant applied knowledge while at CFCC and at the same time accrue credits that can be used for college transfer. Graduates of Sustainability Technologies have worked with various universities to maximize their credit transfer opportunities. Two North Carolina programs have partnered with CFCC Sustainability Technologies to provide a smooth and highly productive transfer pathway:

  • Appalachian State University Department of Sustainable Technology & the Built Environment is the premier university-level building performance and sustainable energy program in North Carolina. App State seeks transfer candidates from CFCC Sustainability Technologies and provides them with well over 60 credit hours of transfer credit.
  • East Carolina University College of Engineering and Technology offers the Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology Transfer Program to CFCC Sustainability Technologies students. Up to 62 hours of CFCC coursework can be applied toward the BSIT degree.