BLCT - Building Construction

BLCT 3212 - Intro to Residential Jobsite Managment II

Credits: 
2
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BLCT 3203 with “D” or better

Description: 

Course instruction provides basic management knowledge and skills for a residential job site lead carpenter or supervisor. A systematic approach to obtain and manage small projects successfully.

BLCT 3123 - Construction Drawings & Specifications

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BLCT 2054 with “D” or better

Description: 

The four major plan groups are architectural, structural, mechanical, and civil. The students will be able to identify major types of plans.  Emphasis is placed on residential plan reading and development.

BLCT 4312 - Intro to Residential Job Site Managment

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
2
Description: 

Course instruction provides basic management skills for a residential job site lead carpenter or supervisor. This course includes information on hiring workers, managing sub-contractors, material deliveries, scheduling, contracts, and documentation.

BLCT 3033 - Cabinet & Counter Top Construction

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BLCT 1022 with “D” or better and BLCT 2032 with “D” or better

Description: 

This course covers the principles of cabinet construction and countertop fabrication. The students will build cabinets and work on fabricating laminate countertops in the laboratory.

BLCT 4900 - Directed Study

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
1
2
3
4
5
Description: 

Directed Study is a course structured to allow students to study construction related subjects in addition to the required program. This allows for selected projects for senior students. This program will include research and written reports in a student's major field under the supervision of faculty. This is either a one to five credit course.

BLCT 4186 - Masonry VI

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
6
Description: 
This course serves as an overview of contracting, applying for jobs, small business and structural details on commercial and heavy construction. This is a five- week course.

BLCT 4176 - Masonry V

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
6
Description: 
To give the student a working knowledge of the concrete industry by showing form construction as well as various types of concrete and their uses. Stair building, brick and concrete are also included within this course. This is a five (5) week course.

BLCT 3203 - Estimating III

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 
This course involves material cost and quantity estimation, plus work units and labor costs for residential and light commercial construction. CSI Division specifications are applied in an estimate and bid project as part of course requirements.

BLCT 3169 - Masonry IV

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
9
Description: 
This course provides instruction in mortar types for specific applications, masonry repair and restoration, ornamental masonry and bonding patterns. Cold weather construction techniques relevant to concrete and masonry construction is studied. A unit on engineered brick masonry and prefabrication is included. Lab activities are provided to develop hands-on skills.

BLCT 3159 - Masonry III

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
9
Description: 
This course covers job supervision, foundations, material estimates, fireplace design and construction, stone masonry skills in these areas and to provide repetition to increase production and accuracy.

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