The Construction Technology program incorporates inspection, estimation, materials, drafting and construction procedures. Graduates are employed in construction positions with engineering and architectural firms as well as city, state and federal government agencies.
Jobs of many types are available to graduates of the building construction program. This program directs students toward jobs such as estimators, first time supervisory positions, sales representatives, expediters and many other specifications.
ARCH 1103 PLAN READING
Construction drawing interpretation. Topics: organization and relationship of drawings and specs; symbols, dimensions, scalesand notes. Lab: three hours per week.
ARCH 1223 CONSTRUCTION DRAWING I
Provides students with the functional knowledge and skills necessary to create a set of working drawings for residential construction. Includes a detailed study of architecture as a profession, drawing equipment and architecture nomenclature, light construction drawings, techniques of architectural drawings, methods of representing floor plan, elevations, plot plans, slab construction, roof plans,door and window schedules, and construction sections and details. Students learn to read and interpret light construction drawings andwill be required to complete a set of residential drawings. Lab: four hours per week. Lecture: one hour.
*ARCH 2063 CAD SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
Concentrating on the responsibilities and duties of the CAD (computer-aided design) system manager including archiving and back-up procedures, file manipulation, securities, library management, graphic standards, CAD departmentalization and various applications. Offered on demand.
CONS 1123 INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING CODES
Introduction to current building codes including BOCA (Building Officials and Code Administrators) applications. Offered on demand.
CONS 1133 INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL CODES
Introduction to current electrical codes as they apply to buildings. Offered on demand.
CONS 1143 INTRODUCTION TO PLUMBING CODES
Introduction to current plumbing codes as they apply to buildings. Offered on demand.
CONS 1153 INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL CODES
Introduction to current mechanical codes as they apply to buildings. Offered on demand.
CONS 2213 STRUCTURAL INSPECTION
Orientation to the correct code requirements on applications, techniques and inspection of reinforced concrete, structural blockand pre-stressed concrete. Offered on demand.
CONS 2333 CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES
Light, heavy and industrial construction. Foundation layout, framing and finish work, site investigations, excavation, pre-cast concrete, tilt up, structural steel and metal building construction and project management.