2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 243

D-243 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
CONSTRUCTION
On-SiteConstructionSupervision
CONS 155
3.00
Prerequisite: None
On-SiteSupervision provides the basis for that education. It is a comprehensive, competency-based program that gives both veteran and
new fieldmanagers a step by step approach to honing natural abilities, developing essential skills, and generally improving their
performances as leaders. This coursemay be repeated for up to four credits. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art
or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Special Topics inConstruction
CONS 198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
ConstructionCost Control
CONS 211
3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course is one of a series prepared for professional construction supervisors to help them become better supervisors. The instructor acts
as a discussion stimulator and program guide in exposing the students to a variety of resources:workbookswith exercises, role-playing,
case studies, critical incident studies, simulation, audio-tape presentation and testing.Topics include: the construction cycle, estimates,
work and cost analysis, reporting and cost comparison, short interval production scheduling and production control. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
ConstructionEstimating II
CONS 221
3.00
Prerequisite: CONS 121.
This is a continuation ofCONS 121, Principles ofConstructionEstimatingwith an emphasis onmore complex construction projects and
the use of current industry computer applications.
ConstructionPlanning, Scheduling andControl
CONS 281
3.00
Prerequisite: None
The coursewill explain the various types of schedules used in the construction industry and the specific applications for successful project
planning. The evolution of the scheduling processwill be discussed, and examples of bar charts, Gannt charts,CPM andPERT scheduling
techniqueswill be used throughout the class in presentations and practical assignments. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate
degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
ConstructionLaw
CONS 282
2.00 - 3.00
Prerequisite: None
This course is one of a series prepared for professional construction supervisors to help them become better supervisors. The instructor acts
as a discussion stimulator and program guide in exposing the students to a variety of resources:workbookswith exercises, role-playing,
case studies, critical incident studies, simulation, audio-tape presentation and testing.Topics include: contracts, contract risk, changes and
differing site conditions clauses, how to read a construction contract, negotiation, documentation, liens, bonds and closing out the job and
case histories. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem of
Higher Education (NSHE).
ConstructionDocuments andSpecifications
CONS 283
2.00
Prerequisite: None
Abasic course designed to help professional constructionmanagers and supervisors understand themany different types of documents
used in construction and how they relate to the various projectswithin their specific company and the construction industry. This course
may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Internship inConstruction
CONS 290
1.00 - 8.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse designedwherein studentswill apply knowledge to real on the job situations in a program designed by a company official and
faculty advisor tomaximize learning experiences.Available to studentswho have completed all core andmajor requirements and have a
2.5GPA. Contact the appropriate chairperson for the application, screening and required skills evaluation. Up to 8 hour creditsmay be
earned on the basis of 100 hours of internship for 1 credit.May be repeated for up to 8 credits. This coursemay not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
COOPERATIVEEDUCATION
Special Topics inCooperativeEducation
CE
198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).

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