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Courses with the CST_M Subject

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Construction Management (CST_M)

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102 Introduction to the Built Environment 2 Introduction to the construction industry; reviewing contract documents, methods of project management and current issues pertaining to the industry.

201 Materials I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management or Architecture. Introduction to construction materials; primary materials used in below-grade substructures and above-grade superstructures using Construction Specification Institute (CSI) format.

202 Materials II 3 Course Prerequisite: CST M 201; certified major in Construction Management or Architecture. Introduction to primary materials in construction of building envelopes, interiors, interior surfaces and finishes using Construction Specification Institute (CSI) format.

222 Culture of Construction Management 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management. Introduction to the CM culture with focus on preparation for internships, student competitions, engagement opportunities, and success as a student within the program.

252 Construction Administration and Documentation 4 (3-2) Course Prerequisite: CST M 102; CST M 201; certified major in Construction Management. Study and understanding of administrative procedures found within construction projects and respective documentation.

254 Construction Graphics 2 (1-2) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering. Visual literacy and details in construction documents using drawing techniques.

301 Management and Organization 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management. Principles of management, administration, and organization with an emphasis on their relationship to the construction management profession.

332 Building Science I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Mechanical systems for buildings; building heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, heat flow concepts.

333 Building Science II 3 Course Prerequisite: CST M 332; certified major in Architecture or Construction Management. Water supply, drainage, electrical and lighting systems for buildings.

356 Earthwork and Equipment 3 Course Prerequisite: CE 322; certified major in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or Civil Engineering. Methods and procedures for site work, excavation, dewatering, building foundation and equipment, productivity, finance and safety requirements.

356 (Effective through Fall 2017) Earthwork and Equipment 3 Course Prerequisite: CE 322; certified major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering. Methods and procedures for site work, excavation, dewatering, building foundation and equipment, productivity, finance and safety requirements.

362 [M] Legal Aspects of Construction and Design 3 Course Prerequisite: CST M 252; B LAW 210; certified major in Construction Management. Statutory and common law governing the practice of design and construction in the US; emphasis in architecture and construction project contract administration.

368 Safety and Health 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management; junior standing. Role and function of safety and health in the construction industry including OSHA compliance, requirements and regulations.

370 Estimating I 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: CST M 252; certified major in Construction Management. Certified civil engineering majors may take by permission. Applications of quantity survey, techniques in creation of unit costs, introduction of job expenses and bid presentation.

371 Estimating II 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: CST M 370; certified major in Construction Management. Bidding application, advance concepts in the creation of unit cost and computer software applications.

440 Architectural Acoustics for Construction Management 2 Introduction to the art and science of architectural acoustics with emphasis on understanding construction performance specifications. (Crosslisted course offered as ARCH 440, CST M 440).

451 Delivery Systems 3 Course Prerequisite: CST M 252; certified major in Construction Management or junior status in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, or Civil Engineering. Design/construction process and project delivery systems/approaches; analysis of construction management; the construction management process.

458 Methods and Procedures of Heavy Construction 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management; junior standing. Methods and procedures for site work, heavy equipment, cranes, productivity; finance and safety requirements.

460 Construction Cost Accounting 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: CST M 371; certified major in Construction Management. Examination of cost accounting utilized for specific project control as well as overall company control.

462 Planning and Scheduling 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: CST M 371, or CE 322 and 317; certified major in Construction Management or Civil Engineering. Methods, principles, and concepts required to plan and schedule construction projects; introduction to scheduling software.

466 Heavy/Civil Estimating 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management, or junior standing and certified major in Civil Engineering. Estimating in quantity survey, price extension and bidding in civil projects.

467 Ethics and Construction Management 3 Course Prerequisite: CST M 252; CST M 370; senior standing; certified major in Construction Management. Ethics and morality relating to the construction profession including common decisions.

469 Residential Green Building 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management; senior standing. Residential construction segments; sustainable products and practices applicable to residential construction.

473 Human Productivity in Construction 3 Course Prerequisite: CST M 301 or MGMT 301; certified major in Construction Management. Leadership and management concepts and methods applied to human behavior to enhance motivation, productivity and safety in construction.

475 [CAPS] [M] Senior Capstone 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: CST M 451; CST M 462; certified major in Construction Management. Simulation of real world competition for Design-Build and/or CM at Risk (CM/GC) projects.

475 (Effective through Summer 2017) [M] Senior Capstone Project 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: CST M 451; CST M 462; certified major in Construction Management. Simulation of real world competition for Design-Build and/or CM at Risk projects; equipment, productivity, safety requirements, and finance.

482 Conceptual Estimating for Architects 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Architecture or Construction Management; junior standing. Quantity survey, price extension and bidding as applied to architecture; concepts of pricing, value engineering, and ethics.

484 Temporary Structures 3 Course Prerequisite: ARCH 352 or CE 330; certified major in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture. Temporary structures including formwork, falsework, soldier pile and lagging, sheet pile, cofferdam, scaffolding, underpinning, bracing and guying, air domes, and others.

485 Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) portion of the construction industry, focusing on preconstruction services, design, sales and estimating, system, project management, sustainability, and the use of BIM as they relate to MEP. Two field trips required.

495 Seminar in Construction Management V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Construction Management. Advanced study in construction practice management. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

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