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Degree Plans - Construction Technology (Archived)

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -- RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

(Level I Certificate)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CNBT.RESIDENTIAL

This is a one-year certificate that provides the student with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills required to work as a craftperson in Residential Building, Carpentry, or Contracting. In addition, the student will cover basic planning and materials estimating, problem solving, and human relations skills.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CNBT 1170 Basic Construction Safety 1
CNBT 1373 Residential Blueprint Reading 3
+Specialty Construction Track Option 9-10
13-14

SEMESTER II

CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction/Engineering Technology/Technician* 3
+Specialty Construction Track Option 9-11
12-14
Minimum Hours Required 25-28

+Elective - only one option may be selected from the certificate craft options listed below. Students must complete all of the courses and/or electives listed in the one selected option to receive full credit toward a one-year certificate.

Residential Construction Certificate Craft Options (SELECT ONLY ONE OPTION PER CERTIFICATE):
Carpentry - Commercial
Residential Builder/Contractor

+Specialty Construction Track Option -- students must complete all course work in a specialty Construction Track Option as cited below:

CARPENTRY - COMMERCIAL

CRPT 1329 Introduction to Carpentry 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems 3
CRPT 1311 Conventional Roof Systems 3
CRPT 1341 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems 3
18

RESIDENTIAL BUILDER/CONTRACTOR

ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
CNBT 1372 Residential, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems 3
CNBT 1374 Estimating for Residential Building 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CRPT 1315 Convential Wall Systems 3
RELE 1301 Principles of Real Estate 3
BUSI 1301 Introduction to Business 3
21

*CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician may only be taken in SEMESTER II. Craft specific licensing exam may be substituted for CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.

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CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY -- COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION

(Level I Certificate)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.CNBT.COMMERCIAL

This apprenticeship program, through North Lake College's partnership with the Construction Education Foundation (CEF), has been nationally approved by the National Center for Construction Education Center and Research (NCCER). Graduates of this award will be prepared for employment as a journeyman craft person. Successful completion of the entire curriculum and coordinated on-the-job training prepares the student for the required county, state or federal examinations. The student will also acquire math, science, communications, planning, problem solving, human relations, and management skills.

Because additional admission requirements are necessary for enrollment in this program, please contact Roger Wilson, Program Coordinator, at Rwilson@dcccd.edu or 972-860-7873.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CNBT 1170 Basic Construction Safety 1
CNBT 1373 Residential Blueprint Reading 3
+Specialty Construction Track Option 7-13
11-17

SEMESTER II

CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction/Engineering Technology/Technician* 3
+Specialty Construction Track Option 7-12
10-15
Minimum Hours Required 21-32

+Elective - only one option may be selected from the certificate craft options listed below. Students must complete all of the courses and/or electives listed in the one selected option to receive full credit toward a one-year certificate.

Commercial Construction Certificate Craft Options (SELECT ONLY ONE OPTION PER CERTIFICATE):
Carpentry - Commercial
Electrical - Commercial
Field Engineering
HVAC - Commercial
Pipefitting
Plumbing - Commercial
Sheet Metal
Fire Sprinkler Fitting
Welding

+Specialty Construction Track Option -- students must complete all course work in a specialty Construction Track Option as cited below:

CARPENTRY - COMMERCIAL

CRPT 1329 Introduction to Carpentry 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CRPT 1349 Forms and Foundations II 3
CRPT 2343 Specialty Wall Systems 3
CRPT 2339 Specialty Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 2341 Specialty Interior Finish Systems 3
21

ELECTRICAL - COMMERCIAL

ELPT 1321 Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 3
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
ELPT 1320 Fundamentals of Electricity II 3
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1357 Industrial Wiring 3
ELTN 1343 Electrical Troubleshooting 3
24

FIELD ENGINEERING

SRVY 1315 Surveying Calculations 3
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
CNBT 1375 Field Engineering I 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying 3
CNBT 2375 Field Engineering II 3
18

HVAC - COMMERCIAL

HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
CBFM 2317 Mechanical Maintenance 3
HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles 3
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 3
HART 2341 Commerical Air Conditioning 3
CBFM 2311 Building Maintenance II 3
HART 2302 Commercial Air Conditioning System Design 3
24

PIPEFITTING

PFPB 1308 Basic Pipefitting Skills 3
PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I 3
PFPB 2341 Pipe Fabrication and Installation II 3
WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding 4
WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 3
CNBT 2270 Pipe Welding for the Construction Professional 2
PFPB 2343 Advanced Pipe Practices 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
24

PLUMBING - COMMERCIAL

PFPB 1313 Introduction to the Plumbing Trade 3
PFPB 1319 Commercial Plumbing I 3
PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I 3
PFPB 1353 Commercial Plumbing II 3
PFPB 2343 Advanced Pipe Practices 3
PFPB 2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3
PFPB 1355 Industrial Plumbing 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
24

SHEET METAL

MCHN 1374 Sheet Metal I 3
MCHN 1375 Sheet Metal II 3
MCHN 1370 Sheet Metal IV 3
MCHN 1371 Sheet Metal V 3
MCHN 1372 Sheet Metal VI 3
MCHN 2370 Sheet Metal VII 3
MCHN 2371 Sheet Metal VIII 3
MCHN 2372 Sheet Metal IX 3
24

FIRE SPRINKLER FITTING

SPFT 1371 Sprinkler Fitter I 3
SPFT 1372 Sprinkler Fitter II 3
SPFT 1373 Sprinkler Fitter III 3
SPFT 1374 Sprinkler Fitter IV 3
SPFT 2370 Sprinkler Fitter V 3
SPFT 2371 Sprinkler Fitter VI 3
SPFT 2372 Sprinkler Fitter VII 3
SPFT 2373 Sprinkler Fitter VIII 3
24

WELDING

WLDG 1323 Welding Safety, Tools, and Equipment 3
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes 3
WLDG 1275 Intermediate Shielding Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 2
WLDG 1276 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 2
WLDG 2271 Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes I 2
WLDG 2272 Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes II 2
14

*CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician may only be taken in SEMESTER II. Craft specific licensing exam may be substituted for CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.

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CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.CONSTRUCT.TECH

Students interested in a high demand career that is fast-paced with job opportunities--the Construction Industry is for you. The Construction Technology program is designed to develop the hands-on skills and technical knowledge necessary so that a graduate may advance in career paths appropriate to their own interests and abilities. Some of the exciting career options include: field engineer, estimator, building inspection, insurance and manufacturing representative, field supervisor, sub-contractor, and builder in either commercial or residential construction/home building. A graduate will have also covered skills in other areas such as planning, and organization, problem solving and decision making, related communication, and business and human relations.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

CNBT 1170 Basic Construction Safety 1
CNBT 1301 Introduction to the Construction Industry 3
+Specialty Construction Technology Track Option 6
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR 3
MATH 1414 College Algebra OR (4)
TECM 1341 Technical Algebra (3)
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
16-17

SEMESTER II

CNBT 2342 Construction Management I 3
CNBT 1371 Commercial Blueprint Reading OR 3
CNBT 1373 Residential Blueprint Reading (3)
+Specialty Construction Technology Track Option 6-7
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
18-19

SEMESTER III

+Specialty Construction Technology Track Option 6-8
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management 3
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
CNBT 2344 Construction Management II 3
*Elective Natural Science 3-4
18-21

SEMESTER IV

+Specialty Construction Technology Track Option 6
CNBT 2346 Construction Management III 3
CNBT 2373 Introduction to Construction Management 3
CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician** OR 3
CNBT 2377 Building and Contracting (3)
15
Minimum Hours Required 67-72

+Specialty Construction Technology Track Option -- students must complete 24 total credit hours in a specialty Construction Track Option as cited below:

CARPENTRY - COMMERCIAL

CRPT 1329 Introduction to Carpentry 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CRPT 1349 Forms and Foundations II 3
CRPT 2343 Specialty Wall Systems 3
CRPT 2339 Specialty Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 2341 Specialty Interior Finish Systems 3
***Electives Construction Technology Elective1 3
24

CARPENTRY - RESIDENTIAL

CRPT 1329 Introduction to Carpentry 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems 3
CRPT 1311 Conventional Roof Systems 3
CRPT 1341 Conventional Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 1345 Conventional Interior Finish Systems 3
***Electives Construction Technology Elective1 6
24

***Electives for Carpentry - Commercial and Carpentry-Residential Options Only.

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES1:

CNBT 1311 Construction Methods and Materials I 3
CNSE 1321 Job Site Layout and Development 3
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections 3
WDWK 1370 Special Projects in Cabinets 3
ENTC 1323 Strength of Materials OR 3
ENTC 1343 Statics (3)
CRPT 2347 Stairs 3
CNBT 1302 Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems in Construction I 3
CNBT 1344 Construction Materials Testing 3
CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I 3
CNBT 1391 Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician 3
CNBT 2304 Construction Methods and Materials II 3
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 2335 Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling 3
CNBT 2378 Estimating Commercial Electrical Construction 3
CNBT 2379 Estimating Commercial Mechanical Construction 3
CNBT 2371 Estimating for General/Specialty Commercial Contractors 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 1333 Mechanical Drafting 3
OSHT 1313 Accident Prevention, Inspection, and Investigation 3
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
SRVY 1335 Land Surveying Applications 3
SRVY 1341 Land Surveying 3
SRVY 2343 Surveying-Legal Principles I 3
SRVY 2305 Geographic Information Systems Applications 3
SRVY 2344 Surveying- Legal Principles II 3

CRAFT OPTIONS:

ELECTRICAL - COMMERCIAL

ELPT 1321 Introduction to Electrical Safety and Tools 3
ELPT 1311 Basic Electrical Theory 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
ELPT 1320 Fundamentals of Electricity II 3
ELPT 1345 Commercial Wiring 3
ELPT 1341 Motor Control 3
ELPT 1357 Industrial Wiring 3
ELTN 1343 Electrical Troubleshooting 3
24

FIELD ENGINEERING

NOTE: Student must complete 24 total credit hours under this option. Listed below are 18 of the 24 credit hours. The 6 additional credit hours must be chosen from the Construction Technology Elective section.

SRVY 1315 Surveying Calculations 3
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
CNBT 1375 Field Engineering I 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying 3
CNBT 2375 Field Engineering II 3
Construction Technology Elective1 3
Construction Technology Elective1 3
24

HVAC - COMMERCIAL

HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
CBFM 2317 Mechanical Maintenance 3
HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles 3
HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 3
HART 2341 Commerical Air Conditioning 3
CBFM 2311 Building Maintenance II 3
HART 2302 Commerical Air Conditioning System Design 3
24

PIPEFITTING

PFPB 1308 Basic Pipefitting Skills 3
PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I 3
PFPB 2341 Pipe Fabrication and Installation II 3
WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding 4
WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 3
CNBT 2270 Pipe Welding for the Construction Professional 2
PFPB 2343 Advanced Pipe Practices 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
24

PLUMBING - COMMERCIAL

PFPB 1313 Introduction to the Plumbing Trade 3
PFPB 1319 Commercial Plumbing I 3
PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I 3
PFPB 1353 Commercial Plumbing II 3
PFPB 2343 Advanced Pipe Practices 3
PFPB 2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3
PFPB 1355 Industrial Plumbing 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
24

RESIDENTIAL BUILDER/CONTRACTOR

NOTE: Student must complete 24 total credit hours under this option. Listed below are 21 of the 24 credit hours. The 3 additional credit hours must be chosen from the Construction Technology Elective section.

ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
CNBT 1372 Residential, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems 3
CNBT 1374 Estimating for Residential Building 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems 3
RELE 1301 Principles of Real Estate I 3
BUSI 1301 Introduction to Business 3
Construction Technology Elective1 3
24

SHEET METAL

MCHN 1374 Sheet Metal I 3
MCHN 1375 Sheet Metal II 3
MCHN 1370 Sheet Metal IV 3
MCHN 1371 Sheet Metal V 3
MCHN 1372 Sheet Metal VI 3
MCHN 2370 Sheet Metal VII 3
MCHN 2371 Sheet Metal VIII 3
MCHN 2372 Sheet Metal IX 3
24

FIRE SPRINKLER FITTING

SPFT 1371 Sprinkler Fitter I 3
SPFT 1372 Sprinkler Fitter II 3
SPFT 1373 Sprinkler Fitter III 3
SPFT 1374 Sprinkler Fitter IV 3
SPFT 2370 Sprinkler Fitter V 3
SPFT 2371 Sprinkler Fitter VI 3
SPFT 2372 Sprinkler Fitter VII 3
SPFT 2373 Sprinkler Fitter VIII 3
24

WELDING

NOTE: Student must complete 26 total credit hours under this option. Listed below are 14 of the 26 credit hours. The 12 additional credit hours must be chosen from the Construction Technology Elective section.

WLDG 1323 Welding Safety, Tools, and Equipment 3
WLDG 1307 Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes 3
WLDG 1275 Intermediate Shielding Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 2
WLDG 1276 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 2
WLDG 2271 Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes I 2
WLDG 2272 Intermediate Welding Using Multiple Processes II 2
Construction Technology Elective1 3
Construction Technology Elective1 3
Construction Technology Elective1 3
Construction Technology Elective1 3
26

++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - any three-credit course from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Humanities/Fine Arts.

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - any three-credit course from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavioral Science.

*Natural Science Elective - any three- or four-credit course from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Natural Science.

**CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician may only be taken in SEMESTER III or IV. Craft specific licensing exam may be substituted for CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education -Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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