Courses

CMGT 100   Industrial Safety/OSHA-30 (3 Hours)

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify, define and explain general industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the current 29th Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1910 (29 CFR 1910), Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Regulations. Participants will also be able to describe various standards requirements that protect workers from common hazards associated with general industry workplaces. The national OSHA course-completion card is possible to be earned simultaneously with successful completion of this college course, at the discretion of the OSHA Outreach Trainer and successful fulfillment of OSHA's requirements.

CMGT 105   Construction Methods (3 Hours)

This course introduces the student to the terms, methods, procedures, sequences of operation, and types of construction and planning in construction.

CMGT 123   Building Codes* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 125 or CMGT 125.

This course examines the organization, intent, and use of building codes in general and the International Building Code in particular. Students will cover the reasons codes exist and how they form an integral part of the design criteria for every building project. Additional topics include building types, fire protection, accessibility, roofs, foundations, and interiors/exteriors. As part of the class, students will describe how the various entities (governing authorities, design professionals, and contractors) work to administer and adhere to the building codes in construction. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

CMGT 125   Construction Specifications* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 105 or CMGT 105.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the phases of a project, identify the bidding requirements, explain contractual relationships between parties, read a project manual, categorize the drawings, and explain contract modifications.

CMGT 129   Construction Management (3 Hours)

This course is intended for students interested in learning management principles for construction projects. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to perform many processes associated with construction projects and complete forms typically used in project management. Topics include contract documents, scheduling, job costs and management issues. Project management software will be used to schedule and track project resources and progress. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

CMGT 140   Construction Materials* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : (CET 105 or CMGT 105) and MATH 130 (or higher).

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to analyze materials commonly used in construction projects. Common properties of soil, concrete and asphalt will be studied for classification as engineering materials. Students will learn to perform typical materials tests in accordance with American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) guidelines.

CMGT 150   Construction Safety/OSHA-30 (3 Hours)

Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify, define and explain construction industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the current 29th Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1926 (29 CFR 1926), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Industry Regulations. Participants will also be able to describe various standards requirements that protect workers from common hazards associated with construction industry workplaces. The national OSHA course completion card is possible to be earned simultaneously with successful completion of this college course, at the discretion of the OSHA Outreach Trainer and successful fulfillment of OSHA's requirements.

CMGT 160   Green Building Fundamentals* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 129 or CMGT 129.

This course introduces the student to sustainable design and green building practices used in the construction industry. The goal of the course is to improve the energy and environmental performance of buildings through a better understanding of practices used by industry professionals, as well as, to provide students preparing for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Professional Accreditation Exam. Course content will focus on sustainable practices as prescribed in the LEED Green Building Rating System. As part of the class, students will take a project through the LEED development and accreditation process.

CMGT 205   Advanced Construction Methods* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : CET 105 or CMGT 105.

This course explores various building materials and how they are assembled during the construction process. Topics include wood, brick masonry, steel, concrete, and sustainable construction. Emphasis is placed on field construction techniques over building materials, which is presented in the introductory construction methods course.

CMGT 225   Construction Documents* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites : CET 125 or CMGT 125.

This course covers general documents used before, during, and after construction. Topics include document submittals, procurement, bidding, negotiating, and addenda. Modifications, claims, disputes, and payment are also addressed.

CMGT 227   Construction Cost Estimating* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : (CET 125 or CMGT 125) and (MATH 130 or higher) or Department approval.

Prerequisites or corequisites: DRAFT 129.

This course adds to the student's knowledge of the construction process by covering the principles of construction estimating. Topics include estimating quantities of material using reference books, the Construction Specifications Institute (C.S.I.), MasterFormat, drawings, and specifications. The student needs a basic knowledge of spreadsheet software to be successful in this course.

CMGT 229   Advanced Construction Management* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : (CET 129 or CMGT 129) and MATH 130 or higher.

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 225 or CMGT 225.

This course builds on the introductory construction management course, CMGT 129. The emphasis is on using sustainability to safely and efficiently manage a commercial construction job. Topics include earthmoving and heavy equipment; concrete, masonry, and steel construction; and construction process management. By building with the environment in mind, we can produce buildings that use our limited resources efficiently and provide a healthier environment for the occupants.

CMGT 271   Construction Management Internship* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : Department approval.

This course consists of supervised work experience in an approved training situation. It is designed to provide practical experience in the construction industry. An average of 15 hours per week for the semester of on-the-job training is required.

CMGT 100

  • Title: Industrial Safety/OSHA-30
  • Number: CMGT 100
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify, define and explain general industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the current 29th Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1910 (29 CFR 1910), Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) General Industry Regulations. Participants will also be able to describe various standards requirements that protect workers from common hazards associated with general industry workplaces. The national OSHA course-completion card is possible to be earned simultaneously with successful completion of this college course, at the discretion of the OSHA Outreach Trainer and successful fulfillment of OSHA's requirements.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Explain the importance of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in providing a safe and healthful workplace to workers covered by OSHA.
  2. Describe the OSHA and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) guidelines for safety and health programs.
  3. Describe the history and application of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act, OSHA standards and the General Duty Clause.
  4. Explain the OSHA record-keeping requirements.
  5. Describe the requirements of the hazard communication standard (HazCom) and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
  6. Describe the requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE).
  7. Read, interpret and apply each subpart of the OSHA regulations from 29 CFR 1910.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I.  Workplace Injury/Illness effects

A. Discuss prevalence, including frequent causes, of fatalities / injuries in general industry.

B. Describe important injury reduction reasons.

II.  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Mission/Importance

A. Explain major sections of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Public Law - 91-596 (OSH Act).

B. Explain OSHA functions.

C. Describe the positive impact of OSHA on worker safety and health.

D. Describe worker rights/responsibilities.

E. Describe employer rights/responsibilities.

III.  OSHA Standards Organization

A. Describe the system of organization for the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

B. Identify major parts within Title 29 Labor.

C. Discuss the origin of OSHA standards.

D. Explain the codification system for general industry standards.

E. Identify tasks for which general industry standards apply.

F. Identify tasks for which construction standards apply.

G. Describe criteria for legally binding standards.

H. Explain the regulation’s preamble importance.

I. Describe the purpose of information found in OSHA Directives.

J. Describe the purpose of information found in letters of interpretation.

IV. OSHA Enforcement Activities

A. Describe legal aspects of the OSH Act.

B. Describe Part 1903 major sections.

C. Describe OSHA’s inspection process.

D. Describe OSHA’s inspection priorities.

E. Describe various OSHA violation types.

F. Describe OSHA’s post-inspection process.

G. Identify general industry most frequently cited standards.

H. Identify consensus standards commonly cited under section 5(a)(1) for general industry.

I. Describe OSHA’s Focused Inspection initiative.

J. Explain each type of employer on a multi-employer workplace, including responsibilities/liabilities.

V. Recordkeeping Requirements (Part 1904)

A. Discuss OSHA illness and injury recordkeeping requirements.

B. Explain the use of OSHA recordkeeping forms.

C. Discuss the criteria for recordability of illnesses or injuries.

D. Calculate illness and injury rates.

VI. Worker Protection Criteria

A. Describe the importance of safety programs.

B. Explain safety and health program guidelines.

C. Describe effective safety program major elements.

D. Explain OSHA cooperative programs (eg;  alliances, strategic partnerships, voluntary protection programs (VPP)).

VII. Walking-Working Surfaces Standards

A. Describe common walking-working surface hazards.

B. Describe general requirements.

C. Describe guarding floor/wall openings requirements.

D. Describe stairways/railings requirements.

E. Describe use of ladders requirements.

F. Describe scaffolding requirements.

VIII. Emergency/Fire Protection Standards.

A. Describe common emergency/fire hazards.

B. Describe exit route requirements.

C. Describe emergency action plan (EAP) requirements.

D. Describe fire prevention plan requirements.

E. Describe fire extinguisher requirements.

IX. Hazardous Materials Standards

A. Describe common hazardous material hazards.

B. Describe compressed gas cylinder requirements.

C. Describe flammable/combustible liquid requirements.

D. Describe process safety management (PSM) requirements.

X. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Standards

A. Describe common hazards requiring personal protective equipment (PPE).

B. Describe eye/face protection requirements.

C. Describe respiratory protective requirements.

D. Describe head protection requirements.

E. Describe hand protection requirements.

F. Describe foot protection requirements.

G. Describe hearing protection requirements.

XI. Occupational Health Protection Standards

A. Describe common health hazards in general industry.

B. Describe industrial hygiene principles.

C. Describe hazardous communication (HAZCOM)/globally harmonization system (GHS) of classification.

D. Describe occupational health/environmental control requirements.

E. Describe toxic/hazardous substances requirements.

XII. Material Handling/Storage Standards

A. Describe common material handling/storage hazards.

B. Describe general material handling/storage requirements.

C. Describe powered industrial trucks (PIT) requirements.

D. Describe crane operation requirements.

E. Describe sling requirements.

XIII. Machinery/Machine Guarding Standards

A. Describe common machinery/machine guarding hazards.

B. Describe woodworking machinery requirements.

C. Describe abrasive wheel machinery requirements.

D. Describe mechanical power presses requirements.

E. Describe mechanical power-transmission apparatus requirements.

XIV. Permit-required Confined Space (PRCS) Standards

A. Describe common permit-required confined space hazards.

B. Describe permit space entry procedures.

C. Describe permit-required confined space rescue requirements.

XV. Welding, Cutting/Brazing Standards

A. Describe common welding, cutting/brazing hazards.

B. Describe oxygen-fuel gas welding/cutting requirements.

C. Describe arc welding/cutting requirements.

D. Describe resistance welding requirements.

XVI. Electrical Standards

A. Describe common electrical hazards.

B. Differentiate OSHA electrical standards from industry standards.

C. Describe general electrical requirements.

D. Describe wiring design/protection requirements.

E. Describe wiring methods /components requirements.

F. Describe hazardous (classified) locations requirements.

XVII. Hazardous Energy Standards (Lockout/Tagout)

A. Describe common hazardous energy hazards.

B. Describe hazardous energy sources.

C. Describe energy control methods.

D. Describe energy control program requirements.

XVIII. Hand/Portable Powered Tool Standards

A. Describe common hand/portable powered tool hazards.

B. Describe general hand/portable powered tool requirements.

C. Describe portable powered tools guarding requirements.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

15-35%    Classroom Attendance and Participation
20-40%    Homework
10-30%    Midterm Test
15-35%    Final Test

TOTAL = 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 105

  • Title: Construction Methods
  • Number: CMGT 105
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

This course introduces the student to the terms, methods, procedures, sequences of operation, and types of construction and planning in construction.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Describe the development and preparation of a site for building construction, including the basic concepts in preparation of a site for construction.
  2. Describe the various materials, products, and types of construction and some of the various challenges with each.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Preparation for Building Construction 

A. Outline requirements for starting a construction project.

B. Use an architect's/engineer’s scale to determine measurements.

C. Apply basic surveying techniques used in building layout.

D. Explain site and earthwork preparation concepts.

E. Explain the various drawings and how they correlate with each other  (civil, structural, architectural, mechanical, electrical).

II. Materials, Products, and Construction Challenges

A. Describe various technics, and materials for site preparation and utilities.

B. Describe basic foundations used in building construction and their various challenges.

C. Describe basic concrete slab on grade and various structural slab construction.

D. Describe basic masonry construction and its various challenges.

E. Describe the basic various structural steel construction and its challenges.

F. Describe the basic rough carpentry construction and its various challenges.

G. Describe the basic thermal and moisture protection and their various challenges.

H. Describe the various doors, window systems, and hardware, and their various challenges.

I. Describe the various basic finishes and their challenges.

J. Describe the various specialties used in building construction and their challenges.

K. Describe the basic understanding of elevators and conveying equipment.

L. Describe the basic mechanical systems including plumbing and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

M. Describe the basic electrical systems.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

25-50%    Class Assignments and Homework 
25-50%    Tests and Quizzes
25%          Final Examination     

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 123

  • Title: Building Codes*
  • Number: CMGT 123
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 125 or CMGT 125.

Description:

This course examines the organization, intent, and use of building codes in general and the International Building Code in particular. Students will cover the reasons codes exist and how they form an integral part of the design criteria for every building project. Additional topics include building types, fire protection, accessibility, roofs, foundations, and interiors/exteriors. As part of the class, students will describe how the various entities (governing authorities, design professionals, and contractors) work to administer and adhere to the building codes in construction. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Apply the fundamentals of contracts and relationships between the various entities involved with codes and construction of buildings including governing authorities, designers, and contractors.
  2. Show the various codes that govern construction projects.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Contracts/Relationships/Governing Authorities

A. Describe the various entities involved in constructing a project in accordance with codes.

B. Describe the relationships and responsibilities of various entities involved in constructing a project in accordance with codes.

II. Construction Project Codes

A. List and describe international, national, and local building codes.

B. Describe the relationships, responsibilities of the various entities (Governing Authorities; Designers; Contractors) in the administration and construction of buildings to adhere to building codes.

C. List and determine occupancy groups.

D. Categorize building types.

E. Define fire protection systems.

F. List and define building exit components.

G. List and define codes for accessibility.

H. List and explain interior space considerations.

I. Identify and explain differences in codes.

J. Explain codes for building exteriors.

K. Explain codes for roof systems.

L. Define building loads.

M. Describe building foundation considerations.

N. Identify and explain inspection categories.

O. Explain remodel building codes and how they are both administer and differ from new building codes. 

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10-30%    Class Participation
40-60%    Assignments/Homework
10-30%    Tests 
20-30%    Final Exam 

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 125

  • Title: Construction Specifications*
  • Number: CMGT 125
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 105 or CMGT 105.

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe the phases of a project, identify the bidding requirements, explain contractual relationships between parties, read a project manual, categorize the drawings, and explain contract modifications.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Show the construction process and the fundamental roles of the team members.
  2. Produce the basic steps of the project conception.
  3. Describe the processes involved in project delivery.
  4. Illustrate the steps of project design.
  5. Categorize the construction documents and how they are prepared.
  6. Explain the procurement process.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Construction Process and Roles

A. Describe the job roles and responsibilities of the four project teams (i.e., owner team, design team, contractor team, and supplier team).

B. Describe the factors that contribute to an effective team.

C. Describe industry and professional societies' purposes.

D. Describe the stages of the facility life cycle with associated activities and documents.

E. Describe the project stages with associated activities and documents.

F. Describe OmniClassTM and its purpose.

G. Describe UniformatTM and its purpose.

H. Describe MasterFormatTM and how it is used.

I. Describe the 4C's of communication: clear, concise, correct, complete.

II. Project Conception

A. Describe programming, planning, and pre-design.

B. Describe feasibility and impact studies, and facility evaluations.

C.  Describe the site selection activities and purposes.

D. Describe the project budget.

E. Describe project scheduling.

III. Project Delivery

A. Describe the design and construction services and documentation required.

B. Describe the tripartite relationships among owner, contractor, and A/E.

C. Describe the factors affecting project delivery (e.g., extent, time, cost).

D. Describe the contract types (e.g., single- and multiple-prime).

E. Describe the delivery methods (e.g., design-bid-build, design-negotiate-build, CM).

F. Describe the team selection process.

G. Describe the commissioning process.

IV. Project Design Steps 

A. Describe schematic design documentation (e.g., preliminary project description [PPD], performance, and descriptive specifying drawing types).

B. Describe design development documentation (e.g., outline specifications, cost estimates, drawing types).

C. Describe the quality assurance/quality control requirements.

D. Describe the procedures to control project variables (e.g., allowances, alternates, unit prices).

E. Describe cost estimates and estimating techniques used during the design phase.

F. Describe life cycle costs and value analysis.

G. Describe the documentation of the decision-making process.

H. Describe the design considerations.

I. Describe the product evaluation and selection process.

V. Construction Documents Preparation 

A. Describe the elements of construction documents.

B. Describe the elements of procurement documents.

C. Describe the elements of contract documents.

D. Describe the elements of the project manual.

E. Describe the procurement requirements.

F. Describe the contracting requirements.

G. Describe the specifications.

H. Describe the contract drawings.

I. Describe the resource drawings.

J. Describe modifications.

K. Describe the coordination between graphic and written documents.

L. Describe the methods of specifying (i.e., descriptive, reference standard, proprietary, and performance).

M. Describe specification language.

N. Describe the hierarchy of general, administrative, and procedural requirements (e.g., General Conditions, Div. 01 - General Requirements, Part 1 - General).

O. Describe SectionFormatTM.

P. Describe PageFormatTM.

Q. Describe warranties.

R. Describe insurance (e.g., builder's risk, liability [general and professional], worker's compensation).

VI. The Procurement Process

A. Describe the pricing and purchasing terminology (e.g., stipulated sum, unit price).

B. Describe the pricing considerations (cost analysis, types of costs).

C. Describe the distribution and control of project information (e.g., plan house or website).

D. Understand basic principles of ethics in the construction industry.

E. Describe the execution of the agreement.

F. Describe substitution requests during bidding.

G. Describe addenda.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

30-60%    Examinations/Homework
40-70%    Final Exam

Total:  100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 129

  • Title: Construction Management
  • Number: CMGT 129
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 2
  • Lab Hours: 3

Description:

This course is intended for students interested in learning management principles for construction projects. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to perform many processes associated with construction projects and complete forms typically used in project management. Topics include contract documents, scheduling, job costs and management issues. Project management software will be used to schedule and track project resources and progress. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab/wk.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

1.   Illustrate a project manager's role in risk analysis, schedules, licenses, and organizational structures in construction. 

2.   Apply contract procurement steps and analyze a subcontractor's proposal. 

3.   Prepare construction documents for purchase orders, change orders, progress payments, and quality control. 

4.   Categorize the types of bookkeeping, management, business, and structuring required for a construction job. 

5.   Use construction management software to analyze schedule and process information to manage a project.

6.   Generate the close-out steps of a project.

7.   Outline sustainable construction practices.

8.   Describe Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. The Project Manager's Role

A. Define a Project Manager's role in construction, including- quality control, project organization, and time management

B. Describe risk analysis.

C. Describe construction schedules.

D. Define licenses, bonds, and insurance.

E. Describe organizational structures of field and office.

F. Describe procurement process, including contracts, purchase orders, and bidding process.

G. Apply effective communication, both orally and in writing.

H. Describe job site reporting.

II. Contract Procurement

A. Describe buyout and award of subcontracts.

B. Describe purchase orders.

III. Purchase Orders, Change Orders, Progress Payments, and Quality Control.

A. Describe change orders.

B. Describe progress payments.

C. Describe record keeping, including materials and labor.

D. Describe time and quality control, including labor and material specifications, and subcontractor specifications.

IV. Types of bookkeeping

A. Describe bookkeeping, including accounting systems and computer job costing.

B. Describe business management, including marketing and subcontractors.

C. Describe business structuring, including personnel, equipment, and capitalization.

V. Construction Scheduling

A. Generate a construction schedule utilizing  work activities, durations, logic, relationships. and critical path.

B. Analyze job costs and reporting.

VI. The Close-out Process

A. Describe substantial and final completion.

B. Define operation and maintenance (O & M) plans.

C. Define spare parts requirements.

D. Define keying requirements.

E. Describe Final Contractual documents.

VII. Sustainable Construction Practices

A. Describe material selection and use.

B. Demonstrate onsite waste management and recycling activities.

C. Define storm-water management.

D. Define soil erosion management.

E. Describe process documentation

VIII. Building Information Modeling (BIM)

A. Practice computer-based virtual building models.

B. Define building information modeling techniques.

C. Describe standards for computer-based exchanges of information.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

20%           Examinations (Final)
20 - 40%    Examinations (Quizzes)
40 - 60%    Projects/Assignments

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 140

  • Title: Construction Materials*
  • Number: CMGT 140
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 2
  • Lab Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: (CET 105 or CMGT 105) and MATH 130 (or higher).

Description:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to analyze materials commonly used in construction projects. Common properties of soil, concrete and asphalt will be studied for classification as engineering materials. Students will learn to perform typical materials tests in accordance with American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) guidelines.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Describe soil characteristics in relation to the soil as a building material. 
  2. Describe the classification and characteristics of mineral aggregates. 
  3. Describe characteristics and types of cement. 
  4. Describe materials used in a concrete mix.
  5. Define concrete strength and discuss factors that affect strength. 
  6. Define asphalt cement and describe a good bituminous mix design. 
  7. Define types of steel and describe tests used to determine steel properties.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Soil

A. Explain the geological classification of soils according to their origin and mode of transport.

B. Describe the classification of soil by particle size.

C. Explain soil structure and describe the properties that affect it.

D. Classify a soil sample according to the Unified Soil Classification (USC) system.

E. Classify a soil sample according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) system.

F. Describe methods used to improve the bearing capacity of soils.

G. Describe the three methods used to determine in-situ soil density.

H. Describe methods commonly used for soil stabilization.

II. Mineral Aggregates

A. Classify aggregate using sieve analysis.

B. Determine gradation of an aggregate sample and classify according to gradation profile.

C. Describe characteristics of aggregate used as base-course material.

D. Describe characteristics of aggregate used for Portland Cement concrete.

E. Explain the effects of the freeze-thaw cycle on the aggregate used in concrete.

III. Cements

A. Describe the general chemical composition of Portland cement and the raw materials used in its production.

B. List the eight types of Portland cement-based on ASTM International designations and their related applications.

C. Describe the effect of cement type on concrete strength.

D. Describe characteristics of Portland-pozzolan cement or fly ash and its applications.

IV. Concrete

A. Describe materials used in a concrete mix.

B. Describe the significance of the three principle parameters, quality, workability, and economy, in a concrete mix design.

C. Identify the proportions of water, cement, and aggregate commonly found in a concrete mix.

D. Define water/concrete ratio and describe its importance to concrete quality.

E. Describe factors to consider in the mixing, transporting, and placing of concrete.

F. Explain the relationship of compressive strength to curing time and curing conditions.

G. Describe the purpose of using a Portland cement-fly ash mix in concrete and its effect of the various properties of concrete.

H. Define air entrainment.

I. Describe the effect of entrained air on concrete and its applications as an admixture.

J. Describe other commonly used admixtures for concrete and their applications.

K. Describe the common factors that cause deterioration of concrete and discuss preventive measures.

V. Strength of Concrete

A. Define the compressive strength of concrete.

B. Describe the sources of test specimens for determining the compressive strength of concrete.

C. Describe concrete compression tests according to ASTM guidelines.

D. Describe the effect of the water-cement ratio and other factors on the compressive strength of concrete.

E. Interpret results of compression tests in relation to factors affecting concrete strength.

F. Discuss the significance of tensile and flexural strength of concrete.

VI. Asphalt Cements

A. Define asphalt cement and bitumen.

B. Describe the properties that make asphalt cement attractive as a highway material.

C. Describe the basic process of distillation that produces asphalt from petroleum.

D. Describe the ASTM tests commonly used to measure the hardness, density, ductility, consistency, and viscosity of bituminous materials and explain the purpose of each.

E. List and describe the four essential properties of a good bituminous mix design.

F. List and explain the seven basic steps in proportioning asphaltic concrete.

VII. Steel

A. Define iron, steel carbon steel, and structural steel.

B. List ASTM test for hardness, ductility, and yield strength.

C. Describe basic construction methods, materials, and equipment.

D. Describe the basic principles of structural design.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

40-60%    Assignments
20-30%    Tests/quizzes
20-30%    Final Exam

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 150

  • Title: Construction Safety/OSHA-30
  • Number: CMGT 150
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Description:

Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will be able to identify, define and explain construction industry hazards and acceptable corrective measures in accordance with the current 29th Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1926 (29 CFR 1926), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Construction Industry Regulations. Participants will also be able to describe various standards requirements that protect workers from common hazards associated with construction industry workplaces. The national OSHA course completion card is possible to be earned simultaneously with successful completion of this college course, at the discretion of the OSHA Outreach Trainer and successful fulfillment of OSHA's requirements.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Explain the importance of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in providing a safe and healthful workplace to workers covered by OSHA.
  2. Describe the OSHA and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) guidelines for safety and health programs.
  3. Describe the history and application of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act, OSHA standards and the General Duty Clause.
  4. Explain the OSHA record-keeping requirements.
  5. Describe the requirements of the hazard communication standard (HazCom) and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
  6. Describe the requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE).
  7. Read, interpret and apply each subpart of the OSHA regulations from 29 CFR 1926.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Workplace Injury /Illness Effects

A. Discuss prevalence, including frequent causes, of fatalities/injuries in the construction industry.

B. Describe important injury reduction reasons.

II. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Mission/Importance 

A. Explain major sections of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Public Law - 91-596 (OSH Act).

B. Explain OSHA functions.

C. Describe the positive impact of OSHA on worker safety and health.

D. Describe worker rights/responsibilities

E. Describe employer rights/responsibilities

III. OSHA Standards Organization 

A. Describe the system of organization for the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

B. Identify major parts within Title 29 Labor.

C. Discuss the origin of OSHA standards.

D. Explain the codification system for construction standards.

E. Identify tasks for which general industrial standards apply.

F. Identify tasks for which general construction standards apply.

G. Describe criteria for legally-binding standards.

H. Explain the regulation’s preamble importance.

I. Describe the purpose of information found in OSHA Directives.

J. Describe the purpose of information found in letters of interpretation.

IV. OSHA Enforcement Activities

A. Describe legal aspects of the OSH Act.

B. Describe Part 1903 major sections.

C. Describe OSHA’s inspection process.

D. Describe OSHA’s inspection priorities.

E. Describe various OSHA violation types.

F. Describe OSHA’s post-inspection process.

G. Identify construction industry most frequently cited standards.

H. Identify consensus standards commonly cited under section 5(a)(1) for construction.

I. Describe OSHA’s Focused Inspection initiative.

J. Explain each type of employer on a multi-employer workplace, including responsibilities/liabilities.

V. Recordkeeping Requirements (Part 1904)

A. Discuss injury and illness recordkeeping requirements.

B. Explain the use of OSHA recordkeeping forms.

C. Discuss the criteria for recordability of illnesses or injuries.

D. Calculate illness and injury rates.

VI. Construction Worker Protection Criteria

A. Explain 1926.20 (general safety and health provisions) requirements.

B. Explain 1926.21 (safety training and education) requirements.

C. Describe the importance of safety programs.

D. Explain safety and health program guidelines.

E. Describe effective safety program major elements.

F. Explain OSHA cooperative programs (e.g. alliances, strategic partnerships, voluntary protection programs (VPP)).

VII. Physical Hazard Standards

A. Describe general worksite hazard protection requirements.

B. Describe common fire hazard protection requirements.

C. Describe common hand and power tool hazard protection requirements.

D. Describe common fall protection hazard requirements.

E. Describe requirements pertaining to signs, signals and barricades.

F. Describe common welding hazard protection requirements.

VIII. Electrical Hazard Standards

A. Describe common electrical hazard protection requirements.

B. Describe common power transmission and distribution hazard protection requirements.

IX. Structural Hazard Standards

A. Describe scaffold hazard protection requirements.

B. Describe excavation hazard protection requirements.

C. Describe concrete hazard protection requirements.

D. Describe steel erection hazards protection requirements.

E. Describe demolition hazard protection requirements.

F. Describe stairway and ladder hazard prevention requirements.

X. Mechanical Hazard Standards

A. Describe motor vehicle hazard protection requirements.

B. Describe crane hazard protection requirements.

C. Describe material handling hazard prevention requirements.

D. Describe rollover protective structures hazard prevention requirements.

XI. Occupational Health Hazard Standards

A. Describe health and environmental controls hazard prevention requirements.

B. Describe personal protective equipment (PPE) hazard prevention requirements.

C. Describe toxic and hazardous substances hazard prevention requirements.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

15-35%    Classroom Attendance & Participation
20-40%    Homework
10-30%    Midterm Test
15-35%    Final Test

Total:  100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 160

  • Title: Green Building Fundamentals*
  • Number: CMGT 160
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 129 or CMGT 129.

Description:

This course introduces the student to sustainable design and green building practices used in the construction industry. The goal of the course is to improve the energy and environmental performance of buildings through a better understanding of practices used by industry professionals, as well as, to provide students preparing for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Professional Accreditation Exam. Course content will focus on sustainable practices as prescribed in the LEED Green Building Rating System. As part of the class, students will take a project through the LEED development and accreditation process.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. illustrate sustainable practices in building design and construction.
  2. Evaluate cost implications of green building practices.
  3. Optimize site development factors to lessen environmental impact and improve sustainability features.
  4. Incorporate sustainable practices to improve water use efficiency in building operations.
  5. Improve a building's energy efficiency by incorporating heating, ventilating, and air conditioning efficiency design standards.
  6. Recognize appropriate uses for sources of renewable energy and on-site power generation.
  7. Describe strategies for improving the use of building materials through material selection and recycling.
  8. Develop strategies for improving a building's indoor environmental quality.
  9. Describe the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Green Building Rating System and certification.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Sustainable Practices in Building Design and Construction

A. Implement environmental criteria.

B. Establish economic criteria.

C. Implement sustainable building practices.

II. Cost Implications of Green Building Practices

A. Define capital investment.

B. Define soft costs.

C. Define hard costs.

D. Define life-cycle analysis.

E. Define Long-term investment considerations.

III. Site Development Factors

A. Develop alternative transportation options.

B. Consider building orientation.

C. Define remediation strategies for environmentally damaged sites.

IV. Water Use Efficiency in Building Operations

A. Define landscaping considerations.

B. Develop building water efficiency practices.

C. Implement rainwater reuse.

D. Implement wastewater recycling.

V. Energy Efficiency of Buildings

A. Evaluate heating and cooling systems for energy efficiency.

B. Incorporate passive solar features in a building's heating and cooling systems.

C. Evaluate renewable energy sources.

VI. Building Material Selection and Recycling

A. Evaluate building material reuse.

B. Minimize the impact of material transport.

C. Implement strategies for recycling construction waste.

VII. Strategies for Improving a Building's Indoor Environmental Quality

A. Enhance indoor air quality during construction.

B. Enhance indoor air quality after a building is in operation.

VIII. U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Green Building Rating System

A. Review of all the categories in the LEED Green Building Rating System.

B. Develop strategy to take building project through the LEED Certification process.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10-30%  Homework
10-30%  Quizzes
20-40%  Tests
20-40%  Final Exam
100%    Total

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Off-campus visits to construction sites may be required.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 205

  • Title: Advanced Construction Methods*
  • Number: CMGT 205
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: CET 105 or CMGT 105.

Description:

This course explores various building materials and how they are assembled during the construction process. Topics include wood, brick masonry, steel, concrete, and sustainable construction. Emphasis is placed on field construction techniques over building materials, which is presented in the introductory construction methods course.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Describe the basic principles of wood frame construction. 
  2. Describe how brick masonry is used and the problems associated with its use. 
  3. Describe the basic principles of steel frame construction. 
  4. Describe how concrete is used in foundations and framing.
  5. Describe exterior finish operations. 
  6. Describe the basic principles of selecting sustainable construction materials.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Wood Construction

A. Describe the unique characteristics of heavy timber frame construction.

B. Outline the steps in planning and erecting wood light-frame construction. 

C. Explain the importance of exterior finishes for wood light-frame construction.   

D. Explain the critical factors in completing the building enclosure.

 II. Brick Masonry Construction 

A. Explain the considerations of sustainability relating to stone and concrete masonry. 

B. Summarize some special problems of masonry wall construction.

III. Steel Frame Construction 

A. Recognize the basic principles of structural design.

B. Outline the steps of the construction process for steel frame construction. 

C. Describe some common uses for light gauge steel frame construction.

IV. Concrete

A. Describe the requirements for foundations. 

B. Describe the important factors with making and placing concrete. 

C. Explain the process of constructing site-cast concrete framing systems. 

D. Summarize the assembly process for precast concrete framing systems.

V. Exterior Finish Operations 

A. Differentiate the various approaches to sustainable roofing. 

B. Describe the important construction details for glazing large lights. 

C. Relate the steps to installing windows and doors. 

D. Explain the requirements for exterior wall systems.  

E. Describe the basic construction details for cladding with masonry and concrete. 

F. Describe the modes of assembly for cladding with metal and glass. 

VI. Sustainable Construction Materials

A. Recognize basic construction methods, materials, and equipment.

B. Define sustainable building products.

C. List current common sustainable building products.

D. Research new sustainable building products.

E. Discuss the necessity of using sustainable building products to ensure a better future for the global community.

F. Explain how sustainable building products improve quality of life.

G. Explain how sustainable building products can affect employment opportunities in the building material manufacturing and construction industries.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10-30%    Class Participation
40-60%    Assignments/Homework
10-30%    Exams
20-30%    Final Exam

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 225

  • Title: Construction Documents*
  • Number: CMGT 225
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Contact Hours: 2
  • Lecture Hours: 2

Requirements:

Prerequisites: CET 125 or CMGT 125.

Description:

This course covers general documents used before, during, and after construction. Topics include document submittals, procurement, bidding, negotiating, and addenda. Modifications, claims, disputes, and payment are also addressed.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Summarize the steps that take place during the preconstruction phase.
  2. Identify the activities that take place during the building construction phase.
  3. Prepare a list of the activities that take place during the post-construction phase.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I.  Preconstruction Phase

A. Choose the successful bidder.

B. Prepare a Letter of Intent.

C. Produce the required bonds.

D. Execute the agreement between owner and contractor.

E. Analyze subcontracts and purchase orders.

F. Verify site conditions.

G. Generate agenda for a preconstruction meeting.

H. Demonstrate effective communication, both orally and in writing .

II. Construction Phase

A. Explain submittals (e.g., types, parties involved, product data, shop drawings, certificates of insurance, and samples for the Architect/Engineer).

B. Outline the communication identified in the general conditions (e.g., interpretations, RFI).

C. Prepare contract modifications (i.e., minor modification, change directive, change order).

D. Analyze substitutions during construction.

E. Explain site visits, observations, meetings, and inspections.

F. Describe the roles and responsibilities (i.e., owner, contractor, architect, subcontractor).

G. Distinguish construction by the owner or by separate contract.

H. Define contract time.

I. Prepare quality assurance/quality control implementation.

J. Describe payments and completion.

K. Generate progress payment applications.

L. Define substantial completion.

M. Define final completion.

N. Summarize the steps leading to final payment.

O. Describe claims and disputes.

P. Explain performance and payment bonds.

Q. Interpret construction documents (contracts, specifications, and drawings) used in managing a construction project.

R. Identify the fundamentals of contracts, codes, and regulations that govern a construction project.

III. Post-Construction Phase

A. Describe the role and responsibilities of the facility manager during project closeout.

B. Define the correction period.

C. Summarize operations and maintenance.

D. Define resource materials (e.g., record documents).

E. Illustrate facility evaluations (basic components).

F. Summarize facility management resources.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10-30%    Class Participation 
40-60%    Assignments/Homework
10-30%    Exams
20-30%    Final Exam

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 227

  • Title: Construction Cost Estimating*
  • Number: CMGT 227
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 5
  • Lecture Hours: 2
  • Lab Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: (CET 125 or CMGT 125) and (MATH 130 or higher) or Department approval.
Prerequisites or corequisites: DRAFT 129.

Description:

This course adds to the student's knowledge of the construction process by covering the principles of construction estimating. Topics include estimating quantities of material using reference books, the Construction Specifications Institute (C.S.I.), MasterFormat, drawings, and specifications. The student needs a basic knowledge of spreadsheet software to be successful in this course.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Describe the types of construction cost estimates.
  2. Describe construction estimating planning.
  3. Calculate general conditions costs.
  4. Calculate the quantity of construction materials required.
  5. Calculate other costs associated with construction.

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Types of Estimates

A. Describe a conceptual estimate.

B. Describe a semi-detailed estimate.

C. Describe a detailed estimate.

D. Demonstrate the ability to estimate quantities and costs for the bidding process in a construction project.

II. Construction Estimating Planning

A. Identify contractor work.

B. Identify sub-contractor work.

C. Determine risk.

D. Determine reasonable profit.

III. General Conditions Costs

A. Describe project summary schedule.

B. Calculate administrative expenses.

C. Calculate equipment expenses.

D. Calculate temporary construction expenses.

E. Calculate general operations expenses.

IV. Material Quantity

A. Calculate excavation quantities, including:

1. Cut and fill

2. Swell and shrinkage

3. Utility lines including water, sewer, and gas

B. Calculate concrete foundation quantities, including:

1. Forms

2. Footings

3. Trenches

4. Reinforcing

C. Calculate concrete beam, column and pier quantities, including:

1. Reinforcing

2. Forms

D. Calculate formwork quantities.

E. Calculate masonry quantities, including:

1. Block

2. Brick

F. Calculate carpentry quantities, including:

1. Frame work

2. Sheathing

3. Decks

4. Interior finish

5. Exterior finish

G. Calculate other quantities, including:

1. Siding

2. Roofing

3. Insulation

4. Sheet metal

V. Costs

A. Calculate labor costs, including:

1. Crew

2. Fringe benefit

B. Calculate other costs, including:

1. Legal

2. Utilities

3. Work by others

4. Allowances

5. Contingencies

6. Overhead

7. Profit

C. Prepare a construction estimate, including:

1. Material costs

2. Labor costs

3. Other costs

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

20-40%    Examinations (Quizzes/Tests/Final)
60-80%    Projects/Assignments

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 229

  • Title: Advanced Construction Management*
  • Number: CMGT 229
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 3
  • Lecture Hours: 3

Requirements:

Prerequisites: (CET 129 or CMGT 129) and MATH 130 or higher.
Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 225 or CMGT 225.

Description:

This course builds on the introductory construction management course, CMGT 129. The emphasis is on using sustainability to safely and efficiently manage a commercial construction job. Topics include earthmoving and heavy equipment; concrete, masonry, and steel construction; and construction process management. By building with the environment in mind, we can produce buildings that use our limited resources efficiently and provide a healthier environment for the occupants.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Explain earthmoving and heavy construction management. 
  2. List and describe factors affecting the cost of construction. 
  3. List construction office issues and how they affect the construction professional. 
  4. Describe the importance of business organizations and governmental entities to the construction industry. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. Earthmoving and Heavy Construction

A. Outline typical earthmoving materials and operations.

B. Explain excavating and lifting technologies. 

C. Estimate the cost of loading and hauling.

D. Describe the principles of compacting and finishing.

E. Estimate the cost of rock excavation.

F. Explain the processes involved in the production of aggregate, concrete, and asphalt mixes.

G. Describe paving and surface treatments.

H. Calculate the proper equipment size for compressed air and water systems.

I. Describe sustainable technologies to minimize construction activity-related pollution.

II. Construction Cost Management

A. Explain the principles of planning and scheduling.

B. Demonstrate the ability to schedule a construction project.

C. Apply basic surveying techniques used in the building layout.

D. Compute the cost of Construction equipment. 

E. Show the sequence of steps in a typical construction contracting process.

F. Explain the importance of construction safety and health and equipment maintenance.

G. Describe the factors for Improving productivity and performance.

H. Discuss construction management practices that minimize construction waste disposal.  

I. Discuss management plans for maintaining indoor air quality during the construction phase.

III. Construction Office Issues

A. Apply the interpretation of construction documents (contracts, specifications, and drawings) used in managing a construction project.

B. Describe basic safety hazards on a construction site and standard prevention measures.

C. Describe the importance of written policies for safety issues.

D. Describe the necessity of timelines and being prepared.

E. Describe how to organize safety and field supervisor meetings.

F. Define networking and why it is a successful marketing tool.

G. Describe the appropriate use of mobile devices at a construction site.

H. Define personal ethics and why it is important to the construction professional.

I. Define the role of the construction professional in a workplace violence situation.

J. Identify written policies that are required to be present for substance abuse programs.

K. Discuss how sustainable practices on the construction job site affect the carbon footprint of projects.

L. Discuss how sustainable construction practices will affect the global environment.

M. Explain how personal attitudes affect sustainable practices on the job site.

IV. Outside Organizations

A. List the organizations that the construction professional has available to enhance knowledge and professional standing.

B. List various governmental entities that provide vital information to the construction profession.

C. Describe the importance of professional networking and continuing education for the construction professional.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

10%-30%    Class Participation 
40%-60%    Assignments/Homework 
10%-30%    Exams 
20%-30%    Final Exam 

Total: 100% 

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).

CMGT 271

  • Title: Construction Management Internship*
  • Number: CMGT 271
  • Effective Term: 2022-23
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Contact Hours: 15
  • Lecture Hours:
  • Other Hours: 15

Requirements:

Prerequisites: Department approval.

Description:

This course consists of supervised work experience in an approved training situation. It is designed to provide practical experience in the construction industry. An average of 15 hours per week for the semester of on-the-job training is required.

Supplies:

Refer to the instructor's course syllabus for details about any supplies that may be required.

Objectives

  1. Describe work activities accomplished on-the-job to the internship facilitator. 
  2. Provide an accurate description of the company structure, products, and services. 
  3. Perform construction management tasks to accomplish work assignments. 
  4. Document the application of classroom knowledge used and new skills developed at the workplace. 
  5. Document a greater preparedness, personally and professionally, for a career position. 

Content Outline and Competencies:

I. On-The-Job Work Activities

A. Describe the work-related activities accomplished on the job to the internship facilitator.

B. Discuss outcomes from a successful internship in a meeting with the internship facilitator and the job supervisor.

C. Prepare a final written report summarizing the learning experiences during the internship.

II. The Company

A. Provide an accurate description of the company's products.

B. Provide an accurate description of the services the company provides.

C. Provide an accurate description of the task related polices and procedures at the company.

III. Work Assignments

A. Meet with the job supervisor to discuss work-related tasks.

B. Meet with the facilitator to develop learning objectives for the work-related tasks.

C. Write the individualized learning objectives for the work-related tasks.

D. Perform the work-related tasks at the work site.

E. Maintain an activity log (journal) detailing the work-related tasks.

F. Maintain a journal of time spent on the job.

G. Document new learning that is a result of company-provided training.

IV. Classroom Experience Application

A. Use classroom knowledge to complete work-related tasks.

B. Document the use of classroom knowledge to complete work-related tasks.

C. Document new learning that occurs as a result of completing work-related tasks.

V. Career Position Preparedness

A. Document the increased personal preparedness for a career resulting from the internship.

B. Document the increased professional preparedness for a career resulting from the internship.

Method of Evaluation and Competencies:

5-10%      Writing of student objectives 
30-60%    Final Report and Journal Evaluation 
30-60%    Final Employer Evaluation

Total: 100%

Grade Criteria:

90 - 100% = A
80 - 89% = B
70 - 79% = C
60 - 69% = D
0 - 59% = F

Caveats:

Transportation to the work site is the responsibility of the student.

Student Responsibilities:

Disabilities:

JCCC provides a range of services to allow persons with disabilities to participate in educational programs and activities. If you are a student with a disability and if you are in need of accommodations or services, it is your responsibility to contact Access Services and make a formal request. To schedule an appointment with an Access Advisor or for additional information, you may send an email or call Access Services at (913)469-3521. Access Services is located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center (SC 202).