SLCC General Catalog 2013-2014

Sustainable Building Construction CC

CTE Certificate of Completion
33 credits minimum

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Program Description

This program is dedicated to teaching sustainable construction methods that address the green building & energy conservation demands of today. It is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on experience in the areas of building construction and interior finishes. It is designed to be a building block toward the Construction Management & Sustainable Building AAS degree.

Career Opportunities

Various entry level positions within a construction company with potential for rapid promotion.

Estimated Cost for Students

The estimated cost of books is $900. The estimated cost of personal tools & equipment is $250.

Estimated Time to Completion:

If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

General Education Requirements

Core Skills:

Quantitative Studies (QS) 3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

CMGT 1100 Construction Math 3 F

Communication (CM) 3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

COMM 1020 Public Speaking 3 A

Human Realtions (HR) 3 Credits

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

LE 1220 Human Relations 3 A  

Required Courses: (25 Credits)

Course

Title

Credits

Semesters 

Prerequisite

CMGT 1030 Intro to Const & Safety 2 F,Sp
CMGT 1045 Building Construction I 4 F
CMGT 1145 Interior Finishes I  4 Sp
CMGT 1150 Const Print Rdg & Graphics 3 F,Sp
CMGT 2045 Building Construction II 4 F CMGT 1045 (may be taken concurrently)
CMGT 2145 Interior Finishes II 4 Sp CMGT 1145 (may be taken concurrently)
CMGT 2610 Building Energy Systems 2 Sp
CMGT 2650 Green Building Standards 2 F,Sp  

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

CMGT 1030 2 CMGT 1145 4
CMGT 1100 3 CMGT 2145 4
CMGT 1045 4 CMGT 1150 3
CMGT 2045 4 CMGT 2610 2
COMM 1020 3 CMGT 2650 2
HR 2-3

Total

16

Total

17


Advising Notes

It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Sustainable Building Construction program advisor prior to starting this program. The program advisor may be reached at 801-957-4550.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy
  • Students will explore construction and technology related topics which will enhance their ability to successfully compete in today’s marketplace in the construction management industry.

1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6

  • Students will learn the necessary green & sustainable building practices that are being required by clients, architects, engineers and local and national building codes.

1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6

  • Students will make an informed selection as to a career in construction management or related technology. Students will pursue this career.

1, 2, 3 4, 5, 6

Department Contact Info

Division of Technical Specialties

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT)

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-4346

Construction Management Program

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT) 282
801-957-4550

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Chad Fail
Curtis Barnett

Instructors
Boyd Johnson