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Courses matching CST

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
CST 110Intro to Construction1.02.00.02.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces construction terminology, materials, and practices found at a construction worksite. Emphasis is placed on common and innovative practices, methods, materials, and other related topics of the construction industry. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully indentify various practices, methods, and materials used in the construction industry.
 
CST 111Construction I3.03.00.04.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers standard and alternative building methods to include wall framing. Topics include safety and footing, foundations, floor framing systems, and wall framing systems commonly used in the construction industry. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect all framing necessary to begin roof framing.
 
CST 112Construction II3.03.00.04.0
Prerequisites: CST 111
Corequisites: None
This course covers building methods and materials used to dry-in a building. Topics include safety, ceiling/roof framing applications, roof finishes, windows, and exterior doors. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect different roof types and properly install windows and exterior doors, roofing, and exterior finish materials.
 
CST 115Drywall Installation1.03.00.02.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces theory and construction methods associated with drywall installation and finish. Topics include safety, tool use, measurement and layout, and materials and procedures used to install and finish drywall products. Upon completion, students should be able to properly lay out, cut, install, and finish drywall products with supervision.
 
CST 131OSHA/Safety/Certification2.02.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the concepts of work site safety. Topics include OSHA regulations,tool safety, and certifications which relate to the construction industry. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and maintain a safe working environment based on OSHA regulations and maintain proper records and certifications.
 
CST 211Construction Surveying2.03.00.03.0
Prerequisites: MAT 115 or MAT 120 or MAT 121 or MAT 161 or MAT 171 or MAT 175
Corequisites: None
This course covers field-surveying applications for residential commercial construction. Topics include building layout and leveling, linear measurement and turning angles, plumbing vertical members, and topographic and utilities surveys. Upon completion, students should be able to properly and accurately use surveying equipment to lay out residential and commercial buildings.
 
CST 221Statics/Structures3.03.00.04.0
Prerequisites: MAT 115 or MAT 120 or MAT 121 or MAT 161 or MAT 171 or MAT 175 and ARC 112 or CAR 112 or CST 112
Corequisites: None
This course covers the principles of statics and strength of materials as applied to structural building components. Topics include forces on columns, beams, girders, and footings and connection points when timber, steel, and concrete members are used. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately analyze load conditions present in structural members.
 
CST 241Planning/Estimating I2.02.00.03.0
Prerequisites: BPR 130 or MAT 120 or MAT 121 or MAT 161 or MAT 171 or MAT 175
Corequisites: None
This course covers the procedures involved in planning and estimating a residential structure. Topics include labor and equipment with emphasis placed on quantity take-off of materials necessary to construct a residential structure. Upon completion, students should be able to accurately complete a take-off of materials and equipment needs and plan the labor to construct a residential structure.
 
CST 251Electrical Wiring Systems2.02.00.03.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces residential and commercial electrical wiring systems. Topics include safety, care and use of tools and materials, use of NEC, circuit planning, overcurrent protection, and installation of conduits, cables, and conductors. Upon completion, students should be able to correctly identify tools, materials, and procedures for electrical installation.
 
 
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