# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Green Architecture (PLTW) (GA8479/9 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Green Architecture (PLTW) (GA8479/9 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:GA8479
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:9 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:7–8
Prerequisites:None

In this unit, students learn how to apply green concepts to the fields of architecture and construction. They explore dimensioning, measuring, and architectural sustainability and apply what they have learned to design affordable housing units using Autodesk’s® 3D architectural design software. Only Project Lead the Way (PLTW) member schools with approved PLTW agreements are eligible to offer this course.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Note: Certifications do not apply to middle school courses.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.

Note: Completer sequences do not apply to middle school courses.