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Construction Management Courses

Construction Management Courses

Construction Management Courses

 

Green Rating Systems for the Built Environment

Course Number: CONMT 2
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Green rating systems methodology for the built environment: Sustainable principles, strategies, concepts, and best practices for green energy certified projects.

 

California Title 24 Part 6 Nonresidential Energy Standards

Course Number: CONMT 3
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to Nonresidential California Energy Codes: Energy Standards (Part 6, Title 24) code section.

 

California Title 24 Part 6 Residential Energy Standards

Course Number: CONMT 4
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to Nonresidential California Energy Codes: Energy Standards (Part 6, Title 24) code section.

 

LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation

Course Number: CONMT 6
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 2 and CONMT 3 or CONMT 4
Description: LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation: LEED core concepts, integrative design strategies, location and transportation, sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, innovation, regional priority.

 

LEED AP Exam Preparation

Course Number: CONMT 7
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 2 and CONMT 3 or CONMT 4
Description: LEED Accredited Professional (AP) Exam Preparation: Focus on LEED Core Concepts, Integrative Design Strategies, Location and Transportation, Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Quality, Innovation, Regional Priority.

 

California Title 24, Part 11 CALGreen

Course Number: CONMT 8
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 4
Description: Introduction to California Energy Codes: Focus on CALGreen (Part 11, Title 24) code section.

 

Introduction to Construction Practices

Course Number: CONMT 10
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction of trades and their roles in construction practices: Analysis of construction best practices, labor movement trends in 21st century, various tools that support various trade applications.

 

Construction Estimating I- Residential Projects

Course Number: CONMT 11
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Estimating residential building projects: Materials and labor costs, time management, and bidding strategies.

Uniform Building Codes I

Course Number: CONMT 12
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Uniform Building Code: Origin, rationale, legal basis, and application.

 

Mechanical Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 14
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Heating and cooling concepts: Terms, interpretation and analysis of charts and tables, mechanical code inspections, calculations of loads and demand.

 

Electrical Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 15
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Requirements for electrical code inspections: Currents, wiring, grounding, panel locations, conductor sizing, mounting devices, and inspection methods.

 

Plumbing Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 16
Units: 3
Class: 3 hour lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Requirements for plumbing code inspections: Fittings, gas consumption, below- and above-ground materials, clearances, gas pipe, water line, sewer, and inspection methods.

 

Seismic Code Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 17
Units: 2.5
Class: 2.5 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Requirements for new and retrofit buildings: Shear walls, diaphragms, hold-downs, high-strength bolts, bracing connections, welds, and fire sprinkler loads.

 

Construction Project Management I

Course Number: CONMT 18
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Recommended preparation: CONMT 10 or 20 or should be able to read plans and review specification.
Description: Interpretation of components of construction process: Management process, contracts and deliver methods, estimating, scheduling, Integrated Project Delivery (IDP) methods of construction, types of project controls, cost structure and resource management and cost controls, principals or project management, PMI principles of Project Management Institute (PMI) certification examination.

 

Construction Project Management II

Course Number: CONMT 19
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 18
Description: Presentation of model construction projects: Computer programs usage, organized labor, total quality management, review of construction cases, job site administration, OSHA, project bidding, and procurement and closeout.

 

Blueprint Reading and Interpretation

Course Number: CONMT 20
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Principles of blueprint reading and interpretation: Concepts, development, and interpretation of working drawings for the builder, subcontractor, craftsman, superintendent, material supplier, owner, and specifications writer.

 

Construction Estimating II- Commercial Projects

Course Number: CONMT 21
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Advanced estimating principles: Vocabulary and industry terms: estimation technology; residential and light commercial building projects; interpretation of CSI standards, general conditions, review plans, and CSI specification formats.

Uniform Building Codes II

Course Number: CONMT 22
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Prerequisite: CONMT 12
Description: Continuation of CONMT 12: Requirements of the Codes in residential and commercial construction.

 

State Contracting License Law

Course Number: CONMT 30
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: California state contractor laws: Rationale for laws, business and professional codes, the Contractor State License Board, advertising regulations, state bonding regulations, government codes, subletting, labor laws, California building standards, health and safety codes, CAL-OSHA, Workman’s Compensation Insurance, and mechanic’s liens.

 

Computer Applications in Contracting–Scheduling

Course Number: CONMT 31A
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Recommended preparation: Bus 219 or CIS 205 or equivalent
Description: Selected software for construction scheduling and management: Gantt chart, critical path, resource allocation, milestones, and report writing.

 

Computer Applications in Contracting–Business Management

Course Number: 31B
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Recommended preparation: Bus 219 or CIS 205
Description: Construction project-management business operations: Accounting, payroll, advanced construction project management, database management, suppliers management, and report writing.

 

Materials and Methods of Construction

Course Number: CONMT 32
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Recommended preparation: ARCH 10
Description: Applications of construction materials: Use of and overall application to various platforms of construction. Strength, durability, and degree of fire resistance of materials, sustainable practices in construction.

 

Construction Contracts and Specifications

Course Number: CONMT 40
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Legal nature of contracts: Subcontracts and their specifications, Master Format, documentations, defaults, remedies, negotiations, and arbitration.

 

Managing Residential Remodeling Projects

Course Number: CONMT 42
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Maintaining control of remodeling projects: Steps required from idea to finished project.

 

Residential Building Codes for Carpenters

Course Number: CONMT 210
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Building codes applicable to the residential carpenter: Origin, rationale, legal basis, and application.

 

Building Inspections

Course Number: CONMT 230
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture
Description: Building inspections: Focus on areas requiring inspection with emphasis on the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) guidelines and preparation for the inspections licensing examination.

 

Occupational Work Experience in Construction Management

Course Number: CONMT 466H
Units: 1-4
Class: 3-12 hours laboratory
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Course study under this section may be repeated three times.
Description: Supervised employment providing opportunities in the field of construction management or a related field: Develop desirable work habits, become a productive, responsible individual, and extend education experience with on the job training. Course study under this section may be repeated three times for a maximum of 16 units for occupational or a combination of general and occupational work experience education (including Regular and Alternate Plan and General/Occupational/Apprentice Work Experience).