Summer 2011 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 - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
MW        02:30PM-05:40PM LEC R.Visger             CRC MAIN FC 104          12668 
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MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LAB R.Visger             CRC MAIN FC 104            


CONST 161    Intermediate Residential Building Performance and Energy Auditing    4 Units

Prerequisite: CONST 160 with a grade of "C" or better
Green Course Green Course
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on preparing students for jobs in the Building Performance and Residential Energy Assessment industry. This class will train students about current auditing methods and standards including inspection, whole house performance diagnostics, building science, software applications for the energy professional, utility fee structure and bill disaggregation, and the industry's recognized rating systems. This course will also prepare the student for the Building Performance Institute "Building Analyst" exam.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
W         06:00PM-09:25PM LEC S.Blunk              CRC MAIN T 118           14839 
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Sa        08:00AM-10:40AM LEC S.Blunk              CRC MAIN FC 104          14839 Textbook
Sa        10:50AM-06:15PM LAB S.Blunk              CRC MAIN FC 104            
Enrollment requires Instructor Consent by Permission Number. Contact Professor Ryan Connally (916) 691-7353 for information. Saturday class includes a one hour meal period.
This class is part of the Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management and Performance Based Construction Certificate. This certificate is for students with career interests in the Green Energy field of work.


CONST 298    Work Experience in Construction    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      12500 
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Online class. Required attendance for on campus Orientation: Friday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in T-115
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

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      12576 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance for on campus Orientation: Saturday, June 11, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in T-115
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

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: August 2, 2011