Construction Technology (CNBT)
CNBT 1210 Basic Construction Safety 2 Credits (2 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course provides an introduction to basic job site construction safety in residential, commercial, and industrial construction. This course is equivalent to courses by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of thirty (30) hours of training.
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods & Materials I 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course provides an introduction to construction materials and methods and their applications including an introduction to green materials and methods.
CNBT 1315 Field Engineering I 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)
This course will focus on surveying equipment, sketches, proper field note taking, methods of staking, layout of building sites, and horizontal and vertical controls at a construction site.
CNBT 1442 Building Codes and Inspections 4 Credits (4 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is a study of building codes, standards applicable to building construction, and inspection processes.
CNBT 1446 Construction Estimating I 4 Credits (3 Lec, 3 Lab)
This course is a study of fundamentals of estimating materials and labor costs in construction.
CNBT 2310 Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading 3 Credits (2 Lec, 4 Lab)
This course provides an introduction to blueprint reading for commercial/industrial construction. Topics of study will include architectural and engineering scales, blueprint symbols and abbreviations, interpreting a set of commercial/industrial construction contract documents, and correlation of elevations, selections, details, plan views, schedules, and general notes.
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is a study of the legal aspects of written construction documents.
CNBT 2342 Construction Management I 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is a study of management skills on the job site. Topics of study will include written and oral communications, leadership and motivation, problem solving, and decision making.
CNBT 2344 Construction Management II 3 Credits (3 Lec, 0 Lab)
This course is a management course in contract documents, safety, planning, scheduling, production control, and law and labor issues. Topics of study include contracts, planning, cost and production peripheral documents, and costs and work analysis.
CNBT 2366 Practicum-Construction Technology 3 Credits (0 Lec, 21 Lab)
This course is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individual learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Direct supervision is provided by a faculty member or worker supervisor. A practicum may be a paid or unpaid learning experience. The job description for the worksite must relate to the general curriculum of the Construction Management program.
CNBT 2435 Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling 4 Credits (3 Lec, 3 Lab)
This course provides a study of advanced construction scheduling utilizing computer scheduling software to perform various scheduling procedures.
CNBT 2440 Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems in Construction II 4 Credits (3 Lec, 2 Lab)
This course is a study of the processes and methods used in design, selection of equipment, and installation of mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems in commercial buildings. Topics of study will include heating and cooling systems, duct work, mechanical and electrical control systems, lighting requirements, and design of water supply and sanitary sewer systems including methods and materials used in buildings to conserve water, electricity, and natural gas.