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Course Number: CNBT 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Introductory blueprint reading for residential and light commercial construction. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Introduction to the Construction Industry

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the construction industry. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1201. The student may register for either CNBT 1301 or CNBT 1201 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 1302 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems in Construction I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A presentation of the basic mechanical, plumbing, and electrical components in construction and their relationship to residential and light commercial buildings. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Methods and Materials I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to construction materials and methods and their applications. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1411. The student may register for either CNBT 1311 or CNBT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Field Engineering I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Surveying equipment, sketches, proper field note taking, methods of staking, layout of building site, and horizontal and vertical controls. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1318 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Tools and Techniques

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Comprehensive study of the selection and use of hand tools, portable and stationary power tools and related construction equipment. Emphasis on safety in the use of tools and equipment. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Building Codes and Inspections

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An examination of the building codes and standards applicable to building construction and inspection processes. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 1344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Materials Testing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Skill development in laboratory testing and field inspection procedures associated with construction materials. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Estimating I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Fundamentals of estimating materials and labor costs in construction. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1359 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Project Scheduling

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of conventional scheduling using critical-path-method; precedence networks; bar charts; monthly reports; and fast track scheduling. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1372 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Residential, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is a study of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, ventilation, and insulation systems used in residential buildings today. The student will identify and describe the major components of a heating and air conditioning system as well as the methods used in the design, planning, and installation of residential systems. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 1374 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Estimating for Residential Building

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Designed to train the construction worker in the preparation of cost estimates for residential structures. Topics include mathematics, construction techniques, estimating cycle, data sources and use, checklists, and detailed unit quantity estimating methods. Emphasis will be on establishing residential material requirements. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1391 (3 Credit Hours) Reinstated course added April 8, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Special Topics in Construction/Building Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Construction Methods and Materials I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to construction materials and methods and their applications. This course is cross-listed as CNBT 1311. The student may register for either CNBT 1311 or CNBT 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2270 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Pipe Welding for the Construction Professional

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course is specifically geared for the construction technology professional who utilizes the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Position of welds will be 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G using various electrodes. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. (1 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2281 (2 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. (1 Lec., 10 Ext.)


Course Number: CNBT 2304 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Methods and Materials II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Continuation of the study of the properties of building materials, methods and equipment for their integrated use in completing construction projects. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 2305 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Building and Contracting

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic process of organizing and operating a building or contracting business. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 2310 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Commercial/Industrial Blueprint Reading

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Blueprint reading for commercial/industrial construction. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: CNBT 2315 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Specifications and Contracts

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of the legal aspects of written construction documents. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2317 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Green Building

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Methods and materials used for buildings that conserve energy, water, and human resources. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2335 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced construction scheduling utilizing computer scheduling software to perform various scheduling procedures. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2337 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Estimating II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: CNBT 1346 or CNBT 1374.
Course Description: Students will utilize various estimating resources; determine types of estimating needed in construction; calculate quantities, costs, and time units; and develop computerized reports for detailed construction estimates. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2342 (3 Credit Hours) New course added April 12, 2020
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Management I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Students will define terms associated with construction supervision, leadership, motivation, problem solving, and decision making. Students will demonstrate problem solving and decision-making skills in construction problems. They will apply green and sustainable building codes and standards and demonstrate techniques for successful contractor interaction including professional protocol and communication. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2344 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Construction Management II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A management course in contract documents, safety, planning, scheduling, production control, and law and labor. Topics include contracts, planning, cost and production peripheral documents, and cost and work analysis. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2375 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Field Engineering II

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: This course continues the study of field engineering for commercial and industrial building construction. Methods used in estimating materials, development of Quantity logs and pier logs, use of blueprints and field notes, parking lots, retaining systems and basic curves. Lab required. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: CNBT 2380 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: CNBT 2381 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Eastfield Campus.
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Cooperative Education-Construction Engineering Technology/Technician

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. (1 Lec., 20 Ext.)


Course Number: CNBT 2437 (4 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year on any campus of Dallas College.

Course Title: Construction Estimating II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced estimating concepts using computer software programs for the construction and crafts. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

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WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.