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Construction Technology (CONST)
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The Construction degree and associated certificates are designed to provide students with educational experiences to develop competencies for continued education in construction technology as well as entry level employment in construction trades. Specific positions may include general construction laborer, painter, carpenter, drywall finisher, plumber’s assistant, etc. Other jobs may include concrete finisher, electrician, and construction equipment operator.

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Semester 1
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CON 1205
Construction Intro and Safety
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This course introduces students to the field of construction, including mathematical manipulations and basic tool identification, selection, and usage. Students will learn safety principles fundamental to construction, including the correct and safe use of hand and power tools, emergency and first aid procedures, and avoiding hazardous conditions.

CON 1225
Construction I
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Construction I is a course designed to teach students fundamental skills and techniques used in the construction and remodeling industries. Topics covered include blueprint reading, fundamental framing and finishing, electrical wiring, plumbing, and painting. Safety and the proper selection and use of tools are emphasized throughout this course. PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE: CON 1205 Construction Intro and Safety.

MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

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Math Elective marked
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ELEC
Construction Elective marked
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Term Total
16
Semester 2
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SP2016
CON 1275
Construction II
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Construction II is a continuation of Construction I and provides a more in-depth look at skills and techniques used in the construction and remodeling industries. Topics covered include blueprint applications, basic framing and finishing, electrical wiring, plumbing, and painting. Safety and the proper selection and use of hand and stationary tools are emphasized throughout this course. PREREQUISITE: CON 1225 Construction I.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

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ENG 1212
Technical Writing
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This course contains the basic principles of writing technical reports for business and industry. The students will receive training and practice in the preparation, writing, and the revising of technical reports, as well as develop skills in the comprehension of industry documents (reports, procedural plans, etc. ). Topics covered include:basic grammatical rules, the organization and presentation of technical information, and the role of technical report writing.

ELEC
Construction marked
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General Education Elective marked
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Term Total
16
Semester 3
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SP2016
CON 2225
Construction III
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Construction III builds on the skills and techniques learned in Construction I and II. Topics covered include advanced blueprint reading and applications, intermediate framing and finishing, electrical wiring, plumbing, and painting. Safety and the proper selection and use of hand, stationary, and hand-held power tools are emphasized throughout this course. PREREQUISITE: CON 1275 Construction II.

SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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Short informative and persuasive speeches are prepared and presented. This course places emphasis on selection and organization of materials, methods of securing interest and attention, and elements of delivery as well as characteristics of effective criticism and listening.

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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
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This is an introductory course in interpersonal and intrapersonal communication. Verbal and nonverbal communication are emphasized as they relate to conversation between individuals, small group discussions, short speeches, and oral reports.

ELEC
Construction Elective marked
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ELEC
general Education Elective marked
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Term Total
16
Semester 4
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SP2016
CON 2230
Construction Tech Internship
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Students will work a minimum of 10 hours per week in a construction/building trades environment. The coordinator and the training supervisor will work together in establishing goals and experiences for the students. Variable internship hours are based on 75 hours equated to 1 semester hour of credit. PREREQUISITE: Completion of the first year of program requirements.

CON 2275
Construction IV
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Construction IV focuses on the advanced skills and techniques used in the construction and remodeling industries. Topics covered include advanced framing and finishing, insulation, cabinet and countertop installation, electrical wiring, plumbing, and painting. Safety, troubleshooting, and construction management are emphasized throughout this course. PREREQUISITE: CON 2225 Construction III.

GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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This course prepares the student for job interviews, job placement, and employment. Verbal and written communication skills are implemented through assigned reports. Topics of discussion and debate range from securing and keeping a job to individual attitudes, work habits, work ethics, and interviewing skills. The student will be required to prepare a written resume and to apply communication skills in practical situations.

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Construction Elective marked
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Term Total
16
Program Total
64


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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