Construction Management (CM)

CM 001  Introduction To Construction Management   Units: 2

This course provides an overview of the construction industry and its markets. The impact, practices, methods and ethics in the construction industry are reviewed.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: MATH-060 and ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CM 002  Intro To Urban Planning   Units: 3

This course provides a critical analysis of the theory and practice of land use planning with an emphasis on the urban context. Historical and legal basis for land use planning,traditional and alternative roles of planning in contemporary society are studied along with the planning process, planning tools, and practices.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CM 003  Site & Terrain Analysis   Units: 3

This course is an introduction to various methods and techniques used to inventory and analyze landscape features. Students also study mapping, overlay techniques, environmental ethics, case study review and an overall assessment of the function and structure of the natural landscape.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: MATH-060 and ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CM 004  Construction Law Survey   Units: 3

This course is a summary of the legal implications of contractor license laws; mechanics lien laws, CAL-OSHA, and Construction Contracts. Laws of liability, worker's compensation, state and federal laws affecting construction and compliance problems are covered.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CM 005  Construction Planning   Units: 3

This course covers the concepts used in planning, scheduling and control of construction projects. Use of graphic charts and the Critical Path Method (CPM) are featured. Also covered are program evaluation and review techniques (PERT), time assignment and computation, diagramming practices, monitoring and updating, and computer utilization.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: MATH-060 and ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CM 020  Introduction To Construction Technology   Units: 3

This course provides students with in-depth analysis of the organization and structure of the construction industry and the many career choices the industry offers. The course emphasizes green construction practices, jobsite safety, practical knowledge of tool and equipment use, basic construction math, basic rigging techniques, and communication as well as employability skills. Guest speakers and site visits provide the students a wide view of the expectations of entry-level work, wages, benefits, and work place culture. (Equivalent to ACT-020.)
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: MATH-060 and ENG-071
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

CM 095A  Construction Mgmt Work Experience   Units: 1

This work experience course of supervised employment is designed to assist students to acquire desirable work habits, attitudes and skills so as to enable them to become productive employees. This course also provides students with career awareness for jobs. Credit may be accrued at the rate of one to eight units per semester for a maximum of sixteen units (combined total of all Work Experience units). Additionally, students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. This type of work experience is available to students whose job and educational or occupational goals are directly related to Construction Management Technology.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 75          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None