Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
CON205Intro to Construction Tech5This course is designed to give students practical experience to apply classroom knowledge. Safety, professionalism, & career opportunities will be a focus of the course. Topics also include safe and proper use of tools, layouts, home maintenance projects, standards and applications for stairs, roof layouts, and introduction of green building technology.Loading...
CON333Materials/Construction Theory5An introduction to the materials used in the construction industry and the methods involved in the application of these building materials.Loading...
CON334Construction Techniques7A practical hands-on introductory experience that covers the construction process, including rough and finish carpentry.Loading...
CON336Care/Use of Hand/Power Tools1Proper care, use and selection of hand and power tools with an emphasis on maintenance and safety.Loading...
CON337Construction Blueprint Reading1Fundamentals of blueprint reading designed to allow the student to translate plans into practical job experience.Loading...
CON338Materials Takeoff1A study of the techniques needed to create a materials list by reading a blueprint. Prerequisite: CON 337 should be taken concurrently or prior to this courseLoading...
CON341Construction Drafting and Design2An introduction to the fundamentals of design and basic drafting methods. Includes the preparation of the blueprint used to construct the student-built project. Prerequisite: CON 337Loading...
CON342Interior Trim Practices3Advanced lab experience that emphasizes complex finish skills. The student will be able to demonstrate the skills and work habits necessary to complete tasks in a safe manner and to adapt previously learned skills to complete more complex building tasks. Prerequisite: CON 334Loading...
CON346Concrete Systems and Forming4An introduction to concrete as a material, and to concrete design, placement and finish. Identification and application to forming systems will be studied in the classroom and applied in the lab. Prerequisite: CON 336Loading...
CON480Const Procedure/Application I5This course includes footings, drainage, foundation, basement insulation and decking. (5-week session) Prerequisite: CON 333, 346, 342Loading...
CON481Constr Proc and Applications II5This course includes exterior wall construction, interior wall construction, ceiling joist framing, rafter framing, exterior trim, window installation and roofing. (5-week session) Prerequisite: CON 480Loading...
CON482Constr Proc and Applications III5This course includes concrete flatwork, insulation, drywall application, cabinet work and interior trim. (5-week session) Prerequisite: CON 481Loading...
CON949Spcl Topic:Green Bldg Concepts1In this special topics course, students will examine green building concepts, concerns and material characteristics as well as selection. Students will also be introduced to current Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Building certification standards and processes. Theory will be provided that will help the students understand the reasoning behind green concepts and practices. Students will learn basic concepts of a cost benefit analysis when selecting environmentally friendly or energy-saving housing systems.Loading...