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 or consent of instructor. Planning and construction of mechanical and electrical systems common to construction projects.
CNST 2325 Process and Industrial Subsystems
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: CNST 1315 or consent of instructor. Mechanical and electrical systems common in industrial and process 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 2345: Contract Documents for Capital Projects
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: CNST 2325 or consent of instructor. Contract administration and legal documents common in industrial and process projects.
CNST 2351: Construction Estimating I (formerly CNST 4351)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: CNST 1301 or consent of instructor. 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: PHYS 1301, MATH 1421, 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 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 3315: Steel Construction
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 3355. Steel properties, standard shapes, design, and installation of steel elements common to industrial and process projects such as tanks, pipes, and pipe supports.
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. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 2351. Skills and tools necessary to prepare formal bids for construction projects, pricing, indirect costs, bid analysis, and use of computer aided software.
CNST 3355: Strength of Construction Materials
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: PHYS 1301 and MATH 1431. Construction engineering with respect to stress, strains, and deflection of structural components of buildings.
CNST 3365: Cost Estimating for Capital Projects
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 2351. Cost estimating of industrial and process projects including FEED and definitive estimates.
CNST 4265: Construction Layout and Site Development
Cr. 2. (1-3). Prerequisite: MATH 1330. Basic surveying techniques, construction, layouts, and fundamental requirements and regulations related to land development.
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 4345: Reinforced Concrete Structures
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite:CNST 3355. Design and installation of concrete elements common to process and industrial projects such as slabs, beams, heavy concrete pours, short columns, and pedestals.
CNST 4372: Soil Mechanics and Foundations
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: CNST 3355. Aspects of soils essential to construction, 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. (3-0). Prerequisite:CNST 3355. Application of the ACI 318 Building Code for construction, analysis, and inspection of reinforced concrete members and formwork.
CNST 4385: Field Operations for Capital Projects
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: CNST 3331. Site utilization, project execution plans, progress measurements, analyzing field data, and close-out of industrial and process projects.
Catalog Publish Date: August 19, 2010
This Page Last Updated: July 30, 2010
Effective Date of Archive: January 13, 2011