ACC DEGREE TRACKING WORKSHEET
Building Construction Technology
Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Construction Management Degree prepares students for a variety of jobs within the Construction Industry. Students get experience in Concrete construction,
Carpentry, Plumbing, Wiring, and Air Conditioning, as well as taking Construction Cost Estimating, Project Scheduling, and Management courses. Internships as
"Assistant Superintendents" within the Industry are an integral part of the program.
Students with verifiable work or learning experience may have courses waived or substituted for courses more suited to meet individual need.
Program Course # Course Title Sem Sem Grade College (If
Hrs. Taken not ACC)
Written Communication1 3
CNBT 1411 Construction Methods and Materials 4
CNBT 1305+ Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint 3
CNBT 1342+ Building Codes and Inspections 3
CNBT 1413+ Concrete -- Residential 4
Oral Communication2 3
OSHT 1405 OSHA Regulations -- Construction Industry 4
CRPT 1415+ Conventional Wall Systems 4
CNBT 1402 Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical Systems 4
CNBT 1471+ Building for Resource Conservation 4
CNBT 2344+ Construction Management II 3
CNBT 2346+ Construction Management III 3
Social and Behavioral Science4 3
CNBT 1346+ Construction Estimating I 3
CNBT 2337+ Construction Estimating II 3
CNBT 2332+ Project Scheduling 3
CNBT 2335+ Computer-Aided Construction Scheduling 3
CRPT 1441+ Conventional Exterior Finish Systems 4
CRPT 1445+ Conventional Interior Finish Systems 4
CNBT 2280+# Cooperative Education -- 2
Select from Written Communication section of the General Education Course list.
Select from Oral Communication section of the General Education Course list.
Select from Computational Skills section of the General Education Course list.
Select from Social and Behavioral Science section of the General Education Course list.
Select from Humanities/Fine Arts section of the General Education Course list.
+ Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions.
# Capstone course
Final approval of degree plan for graduation is provided by the Admissions Office. Application for graduation must be on file in the Admissions Office before the
published deadline of the student’s final semester. The ACC Catalog contains important information about graduation.
ACC COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
CNBT 1305 RESIDENTIAL AND LIGHT COMMERCIAL BLUEPRINT READING (3-3-0). Blueprint reading covering the theory of projection,
architectural and engineering symbols, relationship of views, and measuring with emphasis on residential and light commercial construction. Fee:
$16 Prerequisites: CNBT 1411 or department approval.
CNBT 1342 BUILDING CODES AND INSPECTIONS (3-3-0). An examination of the building codes and standards applicable to building
construction and inspection processes. Prerequisites: CNBT 1411 or department approval.
CNBT 1346 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING I (3-3-0). Fundamentals of estimating materials and labor costs in construction. Students will read
blueprints and interpret building specifications to verify dimensions of building components and determine total count of those components.
Verification of construction procedures described in building specifications; and calculate costs for materials, labor, and contractor services.
Prerequisites: CNBT 1411, CNBT 1305 or department approval.
CNBT 1402 MECHANICAL, PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS IN CONSTRUCTION (4-3-3). A presentation of the basic mechanical,
plumbing and electrical components in construction and their relationship to the overall building. Fee: $20 Insurance: $3.10
CNBT 1411 CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS (4-3-3). An introduction to construction materials and methods and their
applications. This is a hands-on survey course which has four components: construction management, concrete/masonry, carpentry, and
woodworking. Students learn to use math, blueprints, building specifications, optical leveling equipment, hand tools, portable power tools, and
stationary power tools in a sequence of learning activities designed for students to acquire entry level skills and knowledge of the construction
industry. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10 (BCT 1014)
CNBT 1413 CONCRETE -- RESIDENTIAL (4-3-3). A study of the various techniques for concrete utilization in residential and light construction
from the theoretical concepts of hydration to the practical experience of verifying site conditions, interpreting data used to establish conditions of
level, square, plumb, parallel, and perpendicular, tying steel, and placing and finishing a concrete slab. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10 Prerequisites:
CNBT 1411 or department approval. (BCT 1024)
CNBT 1471 BUILDING FOR RESOURCE CONSERVATION (4-3-3). For the advanced student: skills and knowledge in theory and use of tools,
materials, and techniques used by construction industry to conserve energy, materials, water, and human resources. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10
Prerequisites: CNBT 1411. (BCT 2074)
CNBT 2280 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION -- CONSTRUCTION/BUILDING TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN (2-1-7). Career related activities
encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college, employer, and student. Under
supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline,
specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.
Insurance: $3.10 Prerequisites: CNBT 1411 or department approval.
CNBT 2332 PROJECT SCHEDULING (3-3-0). A study of conventional scheduling using critical-path-method, precedence and arrow networks,
Gantt charts, monthly reports, and crashing time schedule. Prerequisites: CNBT 1411 or department approval.
CNBT 2335 COMPUTER-AIDED CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING (3-3-0). Advanced construction scheduling utilizing computer scheduling
software to perform various scheduling procedures. Prerequisites: CNBT 2332.
CNBT 2337 CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING II (3-3-0). Advanced estimating concepts using computer software programs for the construction and
crafts. Prerequisites: CNBT 1346.
CNBT 2344 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT II (3-3-0). A management course in contract documents, safety, planning, scheduling, production
control, and law and labor. Topics include contracts, planning, cost and production peripheral documents, and cost and work analysis. Focus will be
on the responsibilities and duties of a sub-contractor. Prerequisites: CNBT 1411, CNBT 1305, or department approval.
CNBT 2346 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT III (3-3-0). An advanced course in construction safety, project management, scheduling, material
handling, layout, payment scheduling, and inspection. Focus will be on the responsibilities and duties of the general contractor and the business of
general contracting. Prerequisites: CNBT 2344.
CRPT 1415 CONVENTIONAL WALL SYSTEMS (4-3-3). Instruction on conventional wall and floor systems, and installation of trusses of wood
frame construction. Topics include math to solve construction problems, identification of components, slab and building layout, build up of floor
and wall members, construction of a floor and wall system and layout and installation of wood trusses. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10 Prerequisites:
CNBT 1411 or department approval.
CRPT 1441 CONVENTIONAL EXTERIOR FINISH SYSTEMS (4-3-3). Skill development in the installation of exterior finish systems and
components including the placement and installation of cornice, windows, doors, siding, and flashing. Emphasis on safe work practices and the
selection, use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10 Prerequisites: CNBT 1411 or department approval. (BCT 2134)
CRPT 1445 CONVENTIONAL INTERIOR FINISH SYSTEMS (4-3-3). Instruction in the installation of interior finish systems and components
including the placement and installation of doors and trim and floor, wall, and ceiling finishes. Emphasis on safe work practices and the selection,
use, and maintenance of tools and equipment. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10 Prerequisites: CNBT 1411 or department approval.
OSHT 1405 OSHA REGULATIONS -- CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY (4-3-3). A study of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
regulations pertinent to the construction industry. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10
Last Updated: October 13, 2003
truction industry. Fee: $24 Insurance: $3.10
Last Updated: October 13, 2003