Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].
CNST 1301: Construction Materials and Methods
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 1330. Basic building materials and systems used in constructing buildings, bridges, and infrastructure projects.
CNST 1330: Graphics I (formerly CIVT 1330)
Cr. 3. (2-4). Lettering, geometric construction, multiview and auxiliary projections, sections and connections, dimensioning, and isometric and oblique pictorials. Manual and computer aided drawing techniques.
CNST 2321: Mechanical and Electrical Systems (formerly CNST 3321)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 1361. Planning and construction of mechanical and electrical systems common to construction projects.
CNST 2341: Construction Documents
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 2321. Bidding documents and contract documents commonly used in construction projects and an understanding of the hierarchy/relationships among these documents.
CNST 2351: Construction Estimating I (formerly CNST 4351)
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisites: CNST 1301 and 2321. Skills and tools necessary to prepare cost estimates for construction projects; focus on the blueprint reading and material quantity takeoff.
CNST 3155: Construction Materials and Testing
Cr. 1. (0-2). Prerequisites: MECT 2354 and concurrent enrollment in CNST 3355. Properties and testing methods for common construction materials (wood, steel, and concrete).
CNST 3185: Construction Experience (formerly CNST 4385)
Cr. 1. (1-0). Prerequisite: CNST 2351. Students will fulfill 400 hours of work experience to gain practical experience and professional skills prior to graduation. Includes an intensive writing experience in the form of a formal technical report describing the experience.
CNST 3205: Construction Safety Management (formerly CNST 4305)
Cr. 2. (2-0). Prerequisite: CNST 3301. OSHA regulations and industry practices related to creating and maintaining safe construction sites. Students will be eligible to sit for the 10-hour OSHA safety certification exam..
CNST 3301: Construction Equipment and Methods
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: junior standing . Construction equipment and selected construction methods including economy, selection, productivity of common construction equipment. and construction procedures for industrial and heavy civil construction..
CNST 3311: Structural Steel and Timber Construction (formerly CNST 4311)
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite: CNST 3355. Design aspects of temporary structures using steel and timber standard shapes/components involving the application of the AISC Code and also the design of wood formwork systems.
CNST 3312: Project Finance and Economics (formerly CNST 4312)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: junior standing. Basic skills and tools of financial analysis. Decision making based on accounting data, cost analysis, and the user's investment parameters.
CNST 3331: Construction Planning and Scheduling
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite: CNST 2351. Planning, scheduling principles, and techniques common to construction projects utilizing industry standard scheduling software packages.
CNST 3351: Construction Estimating II
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite: CNST 2351. Skills and tools necessary to prepare formal bids for construction projects, focusing on the pricing, indirect costs, bid analysis, and use of computer aided software.
CNST 3355: Strength of Construction Materials
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MECT 2354 and concurrent enrollment in CNST 3155. Fundamentals of construction engineering with respect to stress, strains, and deflection of structural components of buildings.
CNST 4265: Site Development and Environmental Issues (formerly CNST 2365)
Cr. 2. (2-0). Prerequisite: SURY 2361. Requirements and regulations related to zoning, platting, and drainage for new land development, and addressing environmental issues for construction sites.
CNST 4302: Construction Law and Ethics (formerly CNST 3402)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 2341. Basic understanding of the U.S. legal system and contractual issues that are significant to construction managers and addressing ethics in the construction industry.
CNST 4331: Construction Management II
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: CNST 3205 , 3312 and 3331. Capstone course in which students develop a formal proposal (company profile, estimate, schedule, construction methodology, safety plan, value engineering reviews) and present to a panel of industry professionals.
CNST 4341: Project Controls
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 4331. Integrates skills and knowledge taught in the program including the crucial construction management activities that take place from the time a contract is awarded until the contract is closed out.
CNST 4372: Soil Mechanics and Foundations
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite: CNST 3355. Aspects of soils essential to a construction manager including soil classifications, methods of soil exploration, standard laboratory tests, and basic design and installation for shallow and deep foundation systems.
CNST 4381: Reinforced Concrete and Building Codes
Cr. 3. (2-2). Prerequisite:CNST 3355. Application of the ACI 318 building code to construct, analyze, and inspect reinforced concrete members and formwork.
Catalog Publish Date: August 21, 2009
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