Building Technology (BLDG)

BLDG 1110 - Introduction & Safety (1 Credit Hour)

This course provides an overview of the Building Technology Specialist occupational area. Topics include basic safety, fire prevention and health information to prepare individuals entering the work force.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/0/1)

BLDG 1120 - Applied Bldg Technology Math (3 Credit Hours)

A course covering the basic concepts of arithmetic, percentage, ratio, proportion, and plane geometry.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BLDG 1130 - Communication & Emp Skills (2 Credit Hours)

This course is designed to develop communication skills and interpersonal skills of individuals entering the workforce.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/0/2)

BLDG 1140 - Blueprint Reading (2 Credit Hours)

Identification of symbols and lines, reading, and interpreting various types of construction drawings.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/1/2)

BLDG 1150 - Hand/Power Tools (3 Credit Hours)

Basic skills and safety in the use of hand and power tools.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/2/3)

BLDG 1200 - Basic Industrial Scaffolding (3 Credit Hours)

BLDG 1210 - Carpentry (6 Credit Hours)

A course covering the basic concepts and applications of carpentry. Topics include safety, use of basic hand and power tools, and repair and construction techniques.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/4/6)

BLDG 1220 - Masonry/Ceramic Tile (6 Credit Hours)

A course covering the basic concepts of masonry and repairing and installing ceramic tile. Emphasis is placed on identification and use of tools and equipment, correct mixture ratios, layout, and jointing.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/4/6)

BLDG 1310 - Electricity (6 Credit Hours)

A study of the application of electricity and electrical wiring and components found in residential and commercial buildings. Topics include electrical safety, use of common tools and equipment, troubleshooting and repair or replacement of electrical components and appliances.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/4/6)

BLDG 1320 - A/C & Refrigeration (6 Credit Hours)

A course covering the theory of refrigeration, the refrigeration cycle, the identification and function of the major components of air conditioning and refrigeration systems. This course also covers the service, repair, and maintenance of heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems used in residential and commercial applications.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/4/6)

BLDG 1410 - Plumbing I (6 Credit Hours)

A study of the tools, equipment, materials, and techniques used in the maintenance of plumbing systems. Emphasizes working with and joining pipe and tubing.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/4/6)

BLDG 1420 - Cabinetmaking (6 Credit Hours)

This course teaches cabinetmaking skills. Topics include face frames, drawers, and raised panels.

Prerequisite(s): None

(2/4/6)

BLDG 1430 - Ground Maintenance (2 Credit Hours)

Identification and use of equipment and chemicals used in daily pool maintenance. Also daily procedures, water analysis and treatment, filter and pump maintenance, and precautions in using and mixing chemicals. Dean of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/1/2)

BLDG 1440 - Pool Maintenance (1 Credit Hour)

Identification and use of equipment and chemicals used in daily pool maintenance. Also daily procedures, water analysis and treatment, filter and pump maintenance, and precautions in using and mixing chemicals. Dean of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(1/0/1)

BLDG 2991 - Special Projects I (1 Credit Hour)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/1/1)

BLDG 2993 - Special Projects II (2 Credit Hours)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/2/2)

BLDG 2995 - Special Projects III (3 Credit Hours)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

BLDG 2996 - Special Projects IV (3 Credit Hours)

A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs. Dean of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(3/0/3)

BLDG 2997 - Practicum (3 Credit Hours)

A practicum provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s education objectives. Students participating in practicum do no receive compensation. Associate Provost of Technical Studies approval required.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)

BLDG 2999 - Cooperative Education (3 Credit Hours)

Cooperative Education provides supervised on-the-job work experience related to the student’s educational objectives. Students participating in Cooperative Education receive compensation for their work.

Prerequisite(s): None

(0/3/3)