2013 - 2014 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

CNBT 1301 Introduction to the Construction Industry 3
BMGT 1301 Supervision 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
9

SEMESTER II

CNBT 1371 Commercial Blueprint Reading OR 3
CNBT 1373 Residential Blueprint Reading (3)
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
+Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
9

SEMESTER III

BUSI 1307 Personal Finance 3
BMGT 1331 Production and Operations Management 3
++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
+++Elective Natural Science 4
13

SEMESTER IV

CNBT 2380 Cooperative Education - Construction Engineering Technology/Technician* 3
CNBT 2377 Building and Contracting 3
6
Minimum Hours Required 37

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 65 credit hours towards the Construction Technology AAS degree:

  • Carpentry (specialty track total: 27 SCH)
  • Field Engineering (specialty track total: 27 SCH)
  • HVAC-Commercial (specialty track total: 27 SCH)
  • Pipefitting (specialty track total: 27 SCH)
  • Plumbing-Commercial (specialty track total: 27 SCH)

CARPENTRY SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 37

SEMESTER I

CRPT 1329 Introduction to Carpentry 3
CRPT 1325 Forms and Foundations I 3
6

SEMESTER II

CRPT 1315 Conventional Wall Systems 3
CRPT 1311 Conventional Roof Systems 3
6

SEMESTER III

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

SEMESTER IV

++++Construction Technology Electives 3-4
++++Construction Technology Electives 3
++++Construction Technology Electives 3
9-10
CARPENTRY SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 64-65

FIELD ENGINEERING SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 37

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 3-4
++++Construction Technology Electives 3
++++Construction Technology Electives 3
9-10
FIELD ENGINEERING SPECIALITY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 64-65

HVAC - COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 37

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

CBFM 2311 Building Maintenance II 3
HART 2302 Commerical Air Conditioning System Design 3
++++Construction Technology Electives 3-4
9-10
HVAC-COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 64-65

PIPEFITTING SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 37

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 3-4
9-10
PIPEFITTING SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 64-65

PLUMBING - COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION:

Construction Technology Curriculum (Semesters I, II, III, and IV) Subtotals: 37

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 3-4
9-10
PLUMBING COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY TRACK OPTION GRAND TOTAL: 64-65

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

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

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

++++Construction Technology Electives:

ARCE 1303 Architectural Materials and Method of Construction 3
CNBT 1302 Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Systems in Construction I 3
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods and Materials I 3
CNBT 1318 Construction Tools and Techniques 3
CNBT 1342 Building Codes and Inspections 3
CNBT 1344 Construction Materials Testing 3
CNBT 1346 Construction Estimating I 3
CNBT 1359 Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 1372 Residential, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems 3
CNBT 1374 Estimating for Residential Building 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 2317 Green Building 3
CNBT 2335 Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling 3
CNBT 2378 Estimating Commercial Electrical Construction 3
CNBT 2379 Estimating Commercial Mechanical Construction 3
CNSE 1321 Job Site Layout and Development 3
CRPT 1349 Forms and Foundations II 3
CRPT 2339 Specialty Exterior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 2341 Specialty Interior Finish Systems 3
CRPT 2343 Specialty Wall Systems 3
CRPT 2347 Stairs 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
DFTG 2319 Intermediate Computer Aided Drafting 3
ENTC 1323 Strength of Materials 3
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
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
WDWK 1313 Cabinet Making I 3
WDWK 1370 Special Projects in Cabinets 3
WDWK 2451 Cabinet Making II 4

*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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