Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Construction

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Intro to Construction   (CET-102)   1.00 s.h.  
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This foundation course focuses on basic construction skills, preparing the student for more advanced construction courses. Students will learn to identify construction materials and their uses in the construction process. Building loads, thermal properties, fire-related properties and acoustical properties will also be examined along with various methods of construction including sustainable construction. Government constraints on building will also be reviewed. 
Cabinet Making   (TEC-242)   3.00 s.h.  
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Joinery, finishing & machine production techniques related to cabinet construction including drawers & guide systems, framed panel construction, doors & the application of plastic laminates. 
Working Drawings   (ARH-211)   6.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The development of schematics, preliminary drawings, working drawings, construction detail, and shop drawings. The integration of architectural, structural, and environmental systems into all the various types of construction drawings.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Develop architectural schematic drawings
  • Develop and analyze a complete architectural working drawings, including construction details.
  • Be able to analyze and discuss the integration of structural, mechanical, and environmental systems into all various types of construction drawings.
R.JUL13 
Architectural Construction   (ARH-261)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to the construction process and its role in architecture. Materials and methods of wood, heavy timber and masonry construction presented. Emphasis on process, compatibility of materials and drawings as a communication tool in construction.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Be able to illustrate and discuss the principles and practices of residential and commercial construction
  • Identify and discuss various construction materials and their integration into the building system
  • Illustrate with appropriate sketches or drawings the methods or techniques of residential construction from foundation to completion.
  • Explain the permit and inspection process for a residential or commercial construction project
  • Explain the role of building code in building construction.
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Construction Procedures I   (CET-251)   4.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
An introduction to heavy construction practices. Emphasis is on construction equipment, site preparation, piles, drilling and blasting, concrete construction. Case studies in heavy construction are used. Construction safety practices are covered.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Describe the main types of construction equipment
  • Describe and explain with examples standard procedures for site preparation
  • Describe and explain with examples procedures for drilling and blasting
  • Show awareness of safety practices for drilling and blasting
  • Describe and explain with examples principles for concrete construction.
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Building Construction I   (ARH-161)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Introduction to materials of architectural construction (lime, gypsum, cement, concrete, wood, brick, metals, stone) with reference to their structural capabilities and aesthetic qualities. Elementary methods of construction, problems of public safety, and requirements of building law.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the different types of construction materials (wood, concrete, steel, gypum, etc.) and their integration into the building system
  • Discuss the role of building code and safety requirements in construction
  • Be able to research one particular construction material and present a comprehensive report on its application to the construction process.
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Fuel Systems II   (AUM-163)   3.00 s.h.  
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The design, construction, repair, and maintenance of fuel injection systems, components, pollution control devices, and governors. 
Airport Planning   (AVF-471)   3.00 s.h.  
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To acquaint the student with the basic concepts of airport planning and construction, as well as an investigation of various community characteristics and resources. 
Metallic Structures   (AVM-312)   4.00 s.h.  
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Application of drawing techniques, tools, materials and principles of operation to construction and maintenance of aircraft metallic structures. 
Powerplants, Piston   (AVM-322)   4.00 s.h.  
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Basic theory, construction and design principles of aircraft reciprocating engines, required facilities, equipment and procedures to overhaul and evaluate performance after reconditioning. 
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