Fall 2017 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 12-Dec 08
TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 104         14874 
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TTh       11:15AM-02:20PM LAB R.Connally           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 01-Sep 30
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 108         19556 
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This class will meet on from 8:00 a.m. -2:05 pm on Friday, September 8, September 15, and September 22.


CONST 105    Rough Carpentry I - Tools, Materials, and Foundations    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to teach the introductory skills required to be successful in the construction industry. Course topics include an Introduction to the Industry, Hand and Power Tools, Building Materials, Introduction to Plans and Building Codes, Site Layout and Foundations. A heavy emphasis is placed on "hands on" demonstration of proficiency with safe and efficient use of tools, plan reading, as well as the fundamental layout techniques for foundations.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
MW        08:00AM-09:30AM LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 108         20253 
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MW        09:40AM-03:05PM LAB R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 112           


CONST 106    Rough Carpentry II - Floors, Walls, and Roof Framing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to teach the skills required to be successful in the construction industry. Course topics include Skill Development in Hand and Power Tool use, as well as techniques in Floor Framing, Wall Framing and Roof Framing. A heavy emphasis is placed on "hands-on" demonstration of proficiency with safe and efficient use of tools, plan reading, as well as the fundamental layout techniques for floor, wall, and roof framing.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
TTh       08:00AM-09:30AM LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 108         20256 
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TTh       09:40AM-03:05PM LAB R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 112           


CONST 107    Rough Carpentry III - Exterior Finishes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 81 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to teach the skills required to be successful in the construction industry. Course topics include skill development for hand and power tools, review of framing principles, windows and doors, insulation and ventilation, exterior siding, and roofing. A heavy emphasis is placed on "hands-on" demonstration of proficiency with safe and efficient use of tools, window and door installations, as well as siding and roofing.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
MW        08:00AM-09:30AM LEC R.Connally           CRC MAIN NTB 104         20260 
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MW        09:45AM-03:05PM LAB R.Connally           Off Campus Off 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 19-Dec 14
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14809 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14809 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14703 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017