Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
Pellissippi State Community College is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Non-Discrimination Policy.
The Fundamentals of Sustainability curriculum provides basic skills for those who want to enter the field and upgrading of skills for those presently in the construction field. Based on an overview of sustainability and LEED in general and followed by LEED-specific competencies required for Green Associate certification, completion of the certificate provides the knowledge and skills to sit for the Green Associate’s exam and prepares an individual for working in the construction field. High school graduate reading and writing skills are expected, as development of technical reports and use of technical manuals are required in these courses. Math skills should include practical knowledge of algebra, basic trigonometry and geometry.