Fall 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)

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CONST 102    Introduction to Construction Practices    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with in-depth analysis of the organization and structure of the construction industry and the many career choices the industry offers. Many of the construction trades are represented, with formal apprenticeship opportunities highlighted. The emerging "Green Building" jobs will be examined, as well as other topics in sustainability. Guest speakers and field trips provide the students a wide view of the expectations of entry-level work, wages, benefits, and work place culture. The curriculum also emphasizes job site safety, practical working knowledge of tool and equipment use, an introduction to blueprints, and an overview of industry math.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MW        08:00AM-11:05AM LEC R.Visger             CRC MAIN NTB 108         14911 
MW        11:15AM-02:20PM LAB R.Visger             CRC MAIN NTB 112           

CONST 103    OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This OSHA Outreach Training Program is for training construction students and industry workers in basic safety and health hazard recognition and prevention. This course is taught by authorized industry outreach trainers, and successful students will receive the OSHA 10 Hour card. Topics include: Intro to OSHA, Fall Protection, Electrical, Ladders and Stairs, Scaffolds, PPE, Hand and Power Tools, Hazcom, Motor Vehicles, Confined Space Entry, Fire Protection, and Ergonomics.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Sep 19
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 108         14913 
This course meets from 8:00 a.m. -1:55 p.m. on Fridays October 17, October 24, and October 31.

CONST 130    Construction Pre-Apprenticeship I    6 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CONST 102
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to teach the skills required to be successful in the construction industry. This course covers an Introduction to the Industry, Building Materials, Hand and Power tools, Introduction to Plans and Building Codes, Site Layout and Foundations, Floor Framing, Wall Framing and Roof Framing. This is the second of three courses that make up the Construction Pre-Apprenticeship certificate.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 15-Oct 23
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC R.Connally            TBA TBA                 20146 
MTWTh     10:15AM-05:05PM LAB R.Connally            TBA TBA                   

CONST 131    Construction Pre-Apprenticeship II    7 Units

Prerequisite: CONST 130 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 216 hours LAB
Description: This is the third of three courses that make up the Construction Pre-Apprenticeship program. This program prepares students for jobs in the construction trades. The course also prepares students for careers in the Building Performance and Energy Assessment certificate. This course is a continuation of the curriculum from CONST 130 and covers windows and doors, Insulation and Ventilation, Interior and Exterior finishes, Intro to Green Building, Energy Awareness, and Fundamentals in Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing. Construction projects may be located at both on and off campus sites.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 27-Dec 18
MTWTh     08:00AM-09:30AM LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 104         20148 
MTWTh     09:40AM-05:25PM LAB R.Connally           Off Campus Job Site        

CONST 298    Work Experience in Construction    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Construction.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-06:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14761 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14576 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, August 30, 9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: December 3, 2014