2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Construction Management

CONT 101 – 3 Credits
Construction Blueprint Reading

Introduces orthographic projection, terminology, dimensioning, symbols, working to scales, schedules, material lists and details, pictorial representation, and basic parallel projection drafting techniques; discusses many diverse areas requiring the reading and/or interpretation of blueprints as related to the construction industry. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

CONT 102 – 6 Credits
Construction Craft II

Is awarded after completion of a three-, four-, or five-year Craft Apprenticeship program. This course provides for the awarding of articulated credits after completing a craft apprenticeship program that complies with approved standards set by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council or other apprenticeship governing boards. The class is to recognize the work completed in the second year of the apprenticeship.

Prerequisites: Completion of Craft Apprenticeship recognized by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training council or other apprenticeship governing boards.

CONT 103 – 6 Credits
Construction Craft III

Is awarded after completion of a three-, four-, or five-year Craft Apprenticeship program. This course provides for the awarding of articulated credits after completing a craft apprenticeship program that complies with approved standards set by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council or other apprenticeship governing boards. The class is to recognize the work completed in the third year of the apprenticeship.

Prerequisites: Completion of Craft Apprenticeship recognized by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training council or other apprenticeship governing boards.

CONT 104 – 6 Credits
Construction Craft IV

Is awarded after completion of a three-, four-, or five-year Craft Apprenticeship program. This course provides for the awarding of articulated credits after completing a craft apprenticeship program that complies with approved standards set by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council or other apprenticeship governing boards. The class is to recognize the work completed in the fourth year of the apprenticeship.

Prerequisites: Completion of Craft Apprenticeship recognized by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training council or other apprenticeship governing boards.

CONT 105 – 6 Credits
Construction Craft V

Is awarded after completion of a three-, four-, or five-year Craft Apprenticeship program. This course provides for the awarding of articulated credits after completing a craft apprenticeship program that complies with approved standards set by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council or other apprenticeship governing boards. The class is to recognize the work completed in the fifth year of the apprenticeship.

Prerequisites: Completion of Craft Apprenticeship recognized by the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training council or other apprenticeship governing boards.

CONT 106 – 3 Credits
Construction Materials and Methods

Studies the basic construction materials and methods from a practical standpoint; introduces the Construction Management Technology curriculum including use and application of concrete, masonry, wood products, steel, bituminous materials, finishes, paints, site investigation and preparation, job layout, foundations, floor and wall structures, and roof systems. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

CONT 116 – 3 Credits
Practices of Residential Construction

Studies the current construction methods and materials used for various types of residential structures; introduces site development and preparation, job layout, and materials and methods for frame and masonry construction. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Offered Spring semester only.

CONT 121 – 3 Credits
Construction Estimating

Includes the study of preliminary, detailed, and quantity estimates as currently practiced in the industry; discusses interrelationship of plans, specifications, and the contract. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CSIT 101 and CONT 106 or permission of the Construction Management Coordinator

CONT 126 – 3 Credits
Construction Specifications

Studies basic principles of specification development and interpretation; discusses specifications as a legal and technical document in terms of design and construction, as well as interrelationship of specifications, construction law, and materials of construction. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CONT 106 or equivalent experience. Offered Spring semester only

CONT 136 – 3 Credits
Construction Contracts and Related Law

Involves the study of legal factors associated with the business operations of a construction company; includes a practical approach to the law as it relates to such topics as contracts, intra professional relationships, payments, bonds, liens, labor laws, joint ventures, and an introduction to specifications, insurance, and governmental regulations. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE:Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

CONT 151 – 3 Credits
Construction Planning and Scheduling

Covers the planning elements necessary before and during a construction project; discusses topics as separate and interrelated subjects in order to demonstrate the need for manpower, materials, and equipment coordination emphasizing importance of good planning upon projected job costs and profits. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CSIT 101 and CONT 106 or permission of the Construction Management Coordinator

CONT 166 – 3 Credits
Construction Supervision and Leadership

Covers the principles and skills required of a supervisor to develop sound managerial practices; employs a humanistic approach to management problems and studies its influence on efficiency, productivity and employee morale. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

CONT 246 – 3 Credits
Construction Claims and Changes

Discusses procedures for the administration and processing of contract claims and changes; traces claims and change orders from initiation in the field to final resolution. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CSIT 101 and CONT 136 or permission of the Construction Management Coordinator

CONT 254 – 3 Credits
Construction Project Management

Covers the basic skills and knowledge necessary to function as a construction project management professional. Course topics include a wide range of subjects including project delivery techniques, project coordination/administration, and project close out. The course topics are approaches as separate and interrelated subjects to demonstrate the need for solid leadership as well as the importance of good planning upon project cost and profits. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CONT 106 or equivalent experience

CONT 255 – 3 Credits
Construction Procurement and Contracting

Introduces procurement and contracting requirements for the various elements of a construction project. Begins with a review of plans and specifications and then develops skills in pre-bid procedures. This includes competitive and comparative techniques leading to the work package values to be included in the review of bid prices, buying techniques, and ethical practices. Standard contracting, purchase order forms, and other documents and effective negotiating strategies are studied. 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CONT 106 or equivalent experience

CONT 256 – 3 Credits
Construction Cost Control

Discusses the needs of the construction industry that require unique cost control methods; includes study of records of labor, material, and equipment and expands upon the techniques of identifying, recording, measuring, and evaluating financial information. 3 lecture hours per week NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: CSIT 101 and CONT 106 or permission of the Construction Management Coordinator

CONT 257 – 3 Credits
Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Introduces the concepts, history, processes, and standards of the practice of BIM within the construction industry. The class will include an overview of participants, contracts, implementation strategies, and interoperability of current and future technologies. A BIM execution plan will be developed utilizing the concepts covered. This is a Capstone class and students should have taken most of the Construction Management courses or have a background in the construction, CADD, and/or architectural field(s). 3 lecture hours per week. NOTE: Course is offered once a year (fall or spring).

CONT 283 – 3 Credits
Coopertive Education II