CMGT 100 Building Construction Trades Technical Skills Awareness (Cr3) (2:2)
This course provides a basic overview and awareness of the building construction trades for both commercial and residential buildings. Students will learn basic terminology associates with the building trades while acquiring hands-on technical skills experience. Awareness of the various building trades and the interrelationship of their respective completed operations will be discussed. Workplace safety will be stressed throughout the course with regulatory awareness and discussion.
CMGT 101 Introduction to Construction Codes (Cr3) (3:0)
This course will provide a study of the interpretation of technical building specifications, codes, and contract documents as they affect the selection, and application of materials and equipment. An emphasis will be placed on understanding local and state codes. Offered fall semester only.
CMGT 102 Construction Methods and Materials (Cr3) (3:0)
This course introduces the students to steel, concrete and composite material buildings found in construction projects. There is discussion of building materials along with various systems of construction. Awareness of building codes on material application and an overview of sustainable design as applied to construction material and methods is explored. Exposure to the latest construction techniques as it relates to environmental and health concerns if offered to provide material and method cost effectiveness to construction projects while accommodating regulatory and ethical safety requirements. Offered spring semester only.
CMGT 103 Construction Safety and Health (Cr3) (3:0)
This course provides the fundamental safety and health principles needed for an occupationally safe and healthy work environment while offering a practical application of theories and principles related to the construction industry. Students will gain awareness of OSHA's regulatory standards, safety and health strategies along with appropriate management techniques. Offered spring semester only.
CMGT 104 Construction Print Reading (Cr3) (3:0)
This course serves as an introduction to building materials and systems and their representation in construction drawings. Included is an introduction of building design and construction with a focus on terminology, industry standards, and the roles of the contractor, architect and other parties involved in construction projects. Emphasis is placed on interpretations of contract drawings, terminology, symbols and conventions used in residential, commercial and industrial drawings. Offered fall semester only.
CMGT 105 Project Management and Administration (Cr3) (3:0)
This course will provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the management function in the construction industry. Topics include the project cycle, company and project organization, financial and budgeting considerations,documentation, monitoring, cost control, etc. Emphasis is placed on the responsibilities of the managers and their relationship to the owner, architect, general contractor and subcontractors including other agents involved in a construction project. Pre- or coreq.- CMGT 104. Offered fall semester only.
CMGT 106 Construction Planning and Scheduling (Cr3) (3:0)
This course explores the concepts and techniques for construction planning, scheduling and control systems necessary for effectively managing a construction project. Emphasis will be placed on the skills and knowledge necessary to plan and schedule a project. Coordination of manpower, materials, equipment, project funding, and cash flow are all concerns that must be monitored and controlled. Efficiency and use of the computers to facilitate the planning and scheduling process is integrated throughout the class. Pre- or coreq.- CMGT 104. Offered fall semester only.
CMGT 201 Construction Estimating (Cr3) (3:0)
This course emphasizes the fundamental of producing construction estimates and bids. Information discussed includes procedures to project material and labor costs. Interpreting construction drawings and specifications to estimate project expenses will be practiced throughout the course. Estimating skills and the integration of computers will be introduced and developed as a comprehensive approach to the estimating and bidding process. Prereq.- CMGT 106. Offered spring semester only.
CMGT 202 Construction Supervision and Leadership (Cr3) (3:0)
This course will provide the opportunity to discuss and evaluate essential leadership and supervisory skills. Understanding and applying leadership behaviors, as well as basic management skills will expand a construction manager's knowledge and abilities. Students will learn how management problems influence efficiency, productivity and employee morale. Pre- or coreq.- CMGT 201. Offered spring semester only.
CMGT 203 Construction Management Practicum (Cr3) (1:0:10)
This capstone course will provide the opportunity to integrate theory and practice with the reality of on-the-job experience. Based on the worksite hosting organization, the student intern will have opportunity to work in the areas of print reading, estimating, equipment management, project supervision, or other management related activities and tasks. All students are required to secure a sponsor for the practicum of 150 hours of field experience.