Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year
Studies the various types of buildings and structures utilized in industrial, commercial and residential construction. Examines peculiarities and potential problem areas for each type of construction. Construction sequencing, inspection sequencing and required testing will be outlined as well as observable "red flags" that can be indicative of potential problems.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
Introduce the fundamental principles and practices common to the industry for materials familiarization and construction methods.
Provide exposure to common software and calculators.
Prepare the student for estimating and other construction courses.
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This course is a required in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Project Management, and may be used to fulfill the requirement in a partnership program for a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Construction Management.
The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Construction Technology, Construction Project Management is to provide management training that addresses topics of critical importance to subcontractors, general contractors, superintendents and project managers.
This course fulfills Western Nevada College's Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that successful students: