2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Construction Technology
Degree Plan: Construction Technology AAS


(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

OSHT 1307 Construction Site Safety and Health OR 3
OSHT 1313 Accident Prevention, Inspection, and Investigation (3)
ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Methods of Construction 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
9

SEMESTER II

CNBT 1300 Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
CNBT 2281 Cooperative Education - Construction/Engineering Technology/Technician 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Elective1 Humanities/Fine Arts 3
11

SEMESTER III

Elective2 Social/Behavioral Science 3
Elective3 Natural Science 4
7

SEMESTER IV

CNBT 2381 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 3
3
Minimum Hours Required 30

Students must complete the Semester I, II, III, and IV Curriculum listed above and all of the courses and/or electives listed in one of the Specialty Track Options listed below to receive a grand total of 60 credit hours towards the Construction Technology AAS degree:

  • Residential Builder/Contractor (formerly "Carpentry") (specialty track total: 30 SCH)
  • Field Engineering (specialty track total: 30 SCH)
  • HVAC-Commercial (specialty track total: 30 SCH)
  • Pipefitting (specialty track total: 30 SCH)
  • Plumbing-Commercial (specialty track total: 30 SCH)

RESIDENTIAL BUILDER/CONTRACTOR (formerly "CARPENTRY") SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 30

SEMESTER I

CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections 3
6

SEMESTER II

CRPT 1315 Wall Systems 3
CRPT 1311 Roof Systems 3
6

SEMESTER III

CRPT 1341 Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 1345 Interior Finish Systems 3
6

SEMESTER IV

+Construction Technology Electives 12
12
RESIDENTIAL BUILDER/CONTRACTOR (formerly "CARPENTRY") SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 60

+Residential Builder/Contractor Specialty Option: Twelve (12) hours of electives for this option must be chosen from the following:

CNBT 1318 Construction Tools and Techniques 3
CNBT 1372 Residential, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems 3
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
CNBT 2317 Green Building 3
ELPT 1329 Residential Wiring 3
PFPB 2309 Residential Construction Plumbing I 3
WDWK 1313 Cabinet Making I 3
WDWK 2331 Cabinet Making III 3
WDWK 2351 Cabinet Making II 3

FIELD ENGINEERING SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 30

SEMESTER I

SRVY 1315 Surveying Calculations 3
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
6

SEMESTER II

CNBT 1375 Field Engineering I 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
6

SEMESTER III

SRVY 1313 Plane Surveying 3
CNBT 2375 Field Engineering II 3
6

SEMESTER IV

++Construction Technology Electives 12
12
FIELD ENGINEERING SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 60

++Field Engineering Specialty Track Option: Twelve (12) hours of electives for this option must be chosen from the following:

SRVY 1335 Land Surveying Applications 3
SRVY 1341 Land Surveying 3
SRVY 2305 Geographic Information Systems Applications 3
SRVY 2331 Geodetic Surveying and Mapping 3
SRVY 2335 Geodetic Surveying and Mapping Application 3
SRVY 2341 Engineering Design Surveying Lab 3
SRVY 2343 Surveying-Legal Principles I 3
SRVY 2344 Surveying-Legal Principles II 3

HVAC - COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 30

SEMESTER I

HART 1307 Refrigeration Principles 3
HART 1301 Basic Electricity for HVAC 3
6

SEMESTER II

CBFM 2317 Mechanical Maintenance 3
HART 1303 Air Conditioning Control Principles 3
6

SEMESTER III

HART 2336 Air Conditioning Troubleshooting 3
HART 2341 Commerical Air Conditioning 3
6

SEMESTER IV

HART 2302 Commerical Air Conditioning System Design 3
CBFM 2311 Building Maintenance II 3
+++Construction Technology Electives 6
12
HVAC-COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 60

+++HVAC-Commercial Specialty Track Option: Six (6) hours of electives for this option must be chosen from the following:

CNBT 1302 Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems in Construction I 3
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods and Materials I 3
CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I 3
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 2304 Construction Methods and Materials II 3
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
CNBT 2317 Green Building 3

PIPEFITTING SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 30

SEMESTER I

PFPB 1308 Basic Pipefitting Skills 3
PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I 3
6

SEMESTER II

PFPB 2341 Pipe Fabrication and Installation II 3
WLDG 1435 Introduction to Pipe Welding 4
7

SEMESTER III

WLDG 1317 Introduction to Layout and Fabrication 3
CNBT 2270 Pipe Welding for the Construction Professional 2
5

SEMESTER IV

PFPB 2343 Advanced Pipe Practices 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
++++Construction Technology Electives 6
12
PIPEFITTING SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 60

++++Pipefitting Specialty Track Option: Six (6) hours of electives for this option must be chosen from the following:

CNBT 1311 Construction Methods and Materials I 3
CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I 3
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 2304 Construction Methods and Materials II 3
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
CNBT 2317 Green Building 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 3
ENTC 1323 Strength of Materials 3

PLUMBING - COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 30

SEMESTER I

PFPB 1313 Introduction to the Plumbing Trade 3
PFPB 1319 Commercial Plumbing I 3
6

SEMESTER II

PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I 3
PFPB 1353 Commercial Plumbing II 3
6

SEMESTER III

PFPB 2343 Advanced Pipe Practices 3
PFPB 2336 Commercial Construction and Fixture Setting 3
6

SEMESTER IV

PFPB 1355 Industrial Plumbing 3
PFPB 1350 Plumbing and Pipefitting Equipment and Safety 3
+++++Construction Technology Electives 6
12
PLUMBING COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 60

+++++Plumbing-Commercial Specialty Option: Six (6) hours of electives for this option must be chosen from the following:

CNBT 1302 Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems in Construction I 3
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods and Materials I 3
CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 3
ENTC 1323 Strength of Materials 3
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 2304 Construction Methods and Materials II 3
CNBT 2315 Construction Specifications and Contracts 3
CNBT 2317 Green Building 3

Elective1 - Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

Elective2 - Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

Elective3 - Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Science.

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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