Required for a major: 101, 112, 113, 203, 204, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211, 212, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 309,318, 319, 350, 351, 407, 408, 409, 414, 415, 417, 418, 430, 455, and 3 hours construction electives--Total of 54 semester hours.
101. CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS. 3 cr. Materials of construction, their properties, manufacture, characteristics and use. F, Sp
112. ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING. 1 cr. Introduction to plan reading with instructions given in basic architectural graphics; details of working drawings and shop drawings related to building construction. Prerequisite: 101, 102, or proficiency in engineering graphics. F, Sp
113. ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING STUDIO. 2 cr. Studio course to accompany 112. Six hours studio. F,Sp
203. CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES. 2cr. A study of architectural design fundamentals through analysis of architectural and enginneering plans, specifications, and documents used in construction. Prerequisites: 112, 113. F,Sp
204. CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES STUDIO. 1cr. Studio course to accompany 203. Three hours studio. F,Sp
206. STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIAL. 2 cr. Resolution of forces, equilibrium, application of statics for simple structures, centriods, moments of inertia; materials in tension, compression, bending; shear and moment diagrams; design of simple structures. Prerequisite: Mathematics 111, 112. F, Sp
207. STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIAL LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 206. Three hours laboratory. F,Sp
208. CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS. 2 cr. A study of drawings, specifications, and documents used in the construction process. Prerequisites: 101, 112, 113. Sp
209. CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS STUDIO. 1 cr. Studio course to accompany 208. Three hours studio. Sp, F
211. CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING. 1 cr. Theory and principles of surveying applied to construction. Prerequisite: Mathematics 112. Sp
212. CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING LABORATORY. 2 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 211. Six hours laboratory. Sp
303. CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES. 2 cr. Continuation of 203 and 204 as applied to larger construction projects. Prerequisites: 203, 204. F
304. CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 303. Three hours laboratory. F
305. STEEL STRUCTURES. 2 cr. Theory and principles of design and fabrication of structural steel in conformance with current codes practices. Prerequisites: 206, 207
306. STEEL STRUCTURES LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 305. Three hours laboratory. F
308. CONCRETE STRUCTURES AND FORM DESIGN. 2 cr. Theory and principles of design and building of concrete structures and forms in conformance with current codes and practices. Prerequisites: 206, 207. Sp
309. CONCRETE STRUCTURES AND FORM DESIGN LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 303. Three hours laboratory. Sp
318. ESTIMATES. 2 cr. Principles and theories of estimating, classification of work and quantity survey techniques applied to various types of construction projects. Prerequisites: 208, 209; 203, 204 F
319. ESTIMATES LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 318. Three hours laboratory. F
350. MECHANICAL SYSTEMS OF BUILDINGS. 2 cr. Principles and practices of sanitation, water supply, heating, cooling, ventilation, smoke management, and fire suppression systems. Emphasis on general principles, relationships and language needed by the General Contractor. Prerequisite: 203, 204, 208, 209 and Junior Standing. Sp
351. MECHANICAL SYSTEMS OF BUILDINGS LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 350. Two hours laboratory. Sp
407. PROJECT CONTROL SYSTEMS. 2 cr. Analysis and application of scheduling techniques. The use of critical path method (CPM) and program evaluation and review (PERT). Prerequisites: 303, and 304, and Mathematics 116. F
415. PROJECT CONTROL SYSTEMS LABORATORY. 1 cr. A studio to accompany 407. Three hours studio per week. Prerequisite: Credit or registration in 407. F
408. ESTIMATES. 2 cr. Analysis and determination of cost of construction operations including applicable indirect and overhead cost, and the preparation of bid proposals for construction costs. Prerequisites: 318, 319. Sp
409. ESTIMATES LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 408. Three hours laboratory. Sp
414. CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT. 3 cr. Management principles as applied to the construction contractor. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
417. FOUNDATION PROBLEMS. 2 cr. Foundation and soil problems as related to construction. Prerequisites: 303, 304. Sp
418. FOUNDATION PROBLEMS LABORATORY. 1 cr. Laboratory course to accompany 417. Three hours laboratory. Sp
430. CONSTRUCTION SAFETY. 3 cr. A course designed to provide constructors a system of recognition, avoidance, and prevention of unsafe working conditions and employments covered by The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Prerequisite. Junior standing. (Formerly 420.) Sp
455. ELECTRIC SERVICE AND INSTALLATIONS. 3 cr. Basic theory and practical application of electricity as applied to the construction field; basic design of illumination and electrical wiring based on the National Electric Code: introduction to cost estimates of installations. Prerequisites: 203, 204, 208, 209 and Junior standing
324. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRUCTION. 3 cr. An introduction to pollutants, hazardous and toxic substances encountered on the job site. Emphasis on biological hazards, health safety standards in regard to handling and disposal of products and liability management. Prerequisite: Junior standing. F
410. ANALYTIC AND CONCEPTUAL ESTIMATING. 3 cr. Separation of conceptual planning into its constituent elements and essential features. Feasibility of a construction project by analysis of income, construction investment, operating cost and risk. Prerequisite: Approval of director.
428. VALUE MANAGEMENT. 3 cr. Utilization of the constructor’s special knowledge to cut the cost of a construction project to the lowest practicable level without compromising its function or sacrificing quality and aesthetics. Prerequisite: Approval of director. (Formerly 411.)
101. COMPOSITION. 3 cr. Development of skills in expository prose. Includes study of rhetorical patterns and analysis of essays.
102. COMPOSITION AND INTRODUCTION IN LITERATURE. 3cr. Composition of literary essays, including documented papers; introduction to literature. Prerequisite: 101.
*Science electives must include one of the following pairs: CHEM 101, 102 or PHYS 203, 204, or GEOL 101, 102 and a minimum of 6 credit hours selected from the following courses: GEOL 101, 103; 102, 104; 206, 208; PHYS 203, 209; 204, 210; CHEM 101, 102; 103, 104. Credit cannot be earned for both GEOL 101and 206 or GEOL 103 and 208. Labs are not required, but can only be taken if the accompanying course is taken.
111. COLLEGE ALGEBRA. 3 cr. Real number system, functions, linear equations and inequalities, systems of equations and inequalities, quadratics, complex numbers, polynomial equations, arithmetic and geometric series, permutations and combinations. Prerequisite: Proficiency in high school algebra or Mathematics 093.
112. TRIGONOMETRY. 3 cr. Trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, solution of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions,logarithms, vectors, complex numbers. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in Mathematics 111.
116. ELEMENTARY STATISTICS. 3 cr. Introduction to descriptive statistics, probability, binomial and normal distributions, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression. Not applicable to a major or minor in mathematics or computer science. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in Math 103, 107, 111, 113 or 114. (Formerly Math 203.)
110. SURVEY. 3 cr. Fundamental principles and managerial applications; data processing. Designed to meet the needs of students majoring in subjects outside the College of Business Administration. Not open to majors in the College of Business Administration. F, Sp
Must be a 1 hr. cr. activity.
COMPUTER SCIENCE (CSCI)
163. COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR THE USER. 2 cr. A study of computers, how and why they work, their uses in modern society, and their impact on that society. Also included are introductions to common software packages and computer programming. This course is not applicable toward a college degree in Computer Science or in the College of Business Administration.
167. SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS. 1 cr. Work with three major computer application software packages - word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. Not applicable towards a degree in Computer Science or in the College of Business Administration. Prerequisite: Credit or registration CSCI 163.
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
Any 3 cr. hr. of Biology, Zoology, or Botany.
201. MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES. 3 cr. Focuses on the overall economic issues of unemployment, inflation, the level and distribution of national income, growth and international trade. Competing macroeconomic models are analyzed along with the tools of government fiscal and monetary policy. F, Sp, Sum
201. PUBLIC SPEAKING. 3 cr. The delivery of carefully prepared speeches; audience analysis; collection and outlining of materials.
ARTS ELECTIVE (ARTS)
3 cr. hr. Of Fine Arts
301. MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE. 3 cr. Survey of the administrative and behavioral processes fundamental to the successful operation of various types of enterprise. Planning, organizing, leading and controlling in organizations which interact with their economic, technological, social, political, ethical and global environment. Prerequisite: Junior standing. F, Sp, Sum
305. ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR. 3cr. Study of human behavior in organizational settings; perception, motivation, decision making, creativity, communication, leadership, group processes, behavioral change, and related topics. Prerequisite: Junior standing or approval of department head. F, Sp, Sum
205. RISK AND INSURANCE. 3 cr. A study of pure risk and risk-bearing, including insurance and non-insurance methods of handling risks; introduction to life, disability, property, marine, and liability insurance. F, Sp
305. BUSINESS COMMUNICATION. 3 cr. Investigation of business communication problems; objectives, principles, methods, channels, media, and forms of business communication; organizing, analyzing, writing correspondence and reports, and reporting orally. Prerequisites: English 101, 102 with grade C or higher and Junior standing. (Formerly OINS 305) F, Sp, Sum
SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE (SSCI)
3 cr. Hr. Of Social Sciences
BUSINESS LAW (BLAW)
401. LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 3 cr. Analysis of the legal environment of business. Regulatory activity, policy considerations and legal trends are integrated into a detailed treatment of specific legal subjects; contracts, torts, arbitration, products liability and criminal law in business management. Prerequisite: Junior standing. F, Sp, Sum
HUMANITIES ELECTIVES (HUMN)
3 cr. hr. Of Humanities.