CMSV 2860 This course walks students though an example set of construction documents including Architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical drawings. Emphasis is places on understanding standard conventions and symbols and navigating a drawing set to find specific information.
CMSV 2870 Examines estimating, purchasing, bidding, scheduling, coordinating, expediting, and supervising work and dealing with public agencies, the design professions, suppliers, and subcontractors as these activities relate to the operation of a building contracting company.
PHIL 1100 This course is an introduction to the study of ethics. Students will read, discuss, and write about texts written by ancient, modem, and contemporary philosophers. Emphasis will be placed on the practical value of the ideas explored.
Meets MnTC Goal 6 and 9
CMSV 2850 Examines the planning and administration of construction safety programs, and reviews the history and development of Federal and State Construction safety standards and methods for abatement and control of job site hazards to develop a safe construction project.
CMSV 2875 Identify, analyze, and evaluate all aspects of building mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. The students will explore a variety of systems found typical in both residential and commercial buildings and will have the opportunity to gain detailed knowledge on how systems are designed, constructed, and perform.
CMSV 2890 Examines the varied technology that comprise buildings and an exploration into the sequential process of building construction. Theories of building types, functional organizations, and material applications are presented. This course also includes the identification of historic basis for and comparison between basic building materials and construction methods. The importance of building assembly sequences is also presented.
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1. Prerequisites: recommended placement assessment score.
ARCT 1108 This course will introduce students to a computer aided design (CAD) workflow using AutoCAD. Fundamental concepts, commands, and best practices will be taught via self paced drafting exercises that emphasize a hands-on approach to learning.
CMSV 2885 Examines the basic techniques and guidelines of estimating. The student will develop skills to prepare material takeoffs, and discuss how these relate to labor, equipment, and time. Practical step-by-step estimating procedures will be applied to an actual building project.
PHYS 1100 This course is the first of two courses that cover non-calculus physics topics. These topics include: mechanics, concepts of energy and momentum, basic laws of motion, structure of matter, gas laws, heat and thermodynamics, waves and sound.
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student's awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people's personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.
ARCT 1208 This course introduces the student to AutoDesk Revit Software. There is an emphasis on BIM workflow and basic to intermediate modeling techniques. The student will develop intermediate CAD and BIM techniques to develop construction drawings. This knowledge can then be applied to projects in concurrent and future projects. Prerequisites: ARCT1108
BUSN 1000 Examine the background and theories of supervision and management. Ease the transition to management by gaining the knowledge and.skills necessary to be successful in a management role including planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling.
CMSV 2100 Discusses the history and fundamentals of concrete, admixtures, soils and aggregates. Examines the interactions of concrete, weather, and soil conditions; the proper placement of concrete; bearing capacity of soils; and the basic principles of concrete and soil inspection.
CMSV 2900 Examines the planning, scheduling, management, and control relating to both core and higher functions associated with network diagram analysis, CPM scheduling, project diagnostics, forecasting techniques.