This course syllabus provides a template for anyone looking to plan a course on on environmental controls in buildings. The document offers a rundown of the content and layout of the Environmental Control Systems I course at the Department of Architecture, College of Environmental Design California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The course examines sustainable architectural design and the considerations that are involved, such as site, indoor environmental quality, energy, light, materials, and water. This document should offer a helpful guide for anyone looking to implement a similar course.