Academics

    CET

    CET 103  Construction Surveying  (1-3-2)
    Offered Spring and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 102
    This course is an introduction to surveying as used in the construction industry, building and site layout, establishing elevations, and setting batter boards, as well as other related topics.              

    CET 115  Mechanical & Electrical Systems  (1-3-2)
    Offered Fall Semester
    Prerequisites:  AET 101, AET 103
    This course is a study of mechanical and electrical design criteria for residential and light commercial structures.

    CET 120  Construction Materials  (2-3-3)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    This course includes a study of basic materials used in construction, including research of building product specifications, as included in construction methods.

    CET 220  Concrete and Steel Design  (1-6-3)
    Offered Spring and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  EGR 194
    This course covers the study of reinforced concrete and steel structural components.

    CET 223  Green Building Science  (2-3-3)
    Offered based on need
    Prerequisites:  AET 101, AET 103, CET 115, CET 120, CPT 170
    This course will introduce the "Whole Building Approach" for green/sustainable quality assurance systems, such as LEED, LEED for Homes, EarthCraft, and BPI, based upon current standards. Students will be prepared to sit for the BPI "Envelope Professional" Certification exam.

    CET 232  Construction Estimating I  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall Semester
    Prerequisites:  AET 101, AET 103, CET 103
    Co-requisite:  CET 234
    This course covers the basic methods of estimating residential, commercial and industrial projects and the units of measure used for different building construction materials and processes.

    CET 234  Construction Estimating II  (3-3-4)
    Offered Fall Semester
    Prerequisites:  AET 101, AET 103, CET 103
    Co-requisite:  CET 232
    This course covers advanced methods of estimating residential, commercial and industrial projects, including some construction scheduling and labor estimating; also included is construction management.

    CET 236  Computerized Construction Estimating  (3-3-4)
    Offered Spring Semester
    Prerequisites:  CET 115, CET 232, CET 234
    Co-requisites:  CET 238, CET 254
    This course covers the application of computerized construction estimating procedures.  Timberline estimating software is used.

    CET 238  Construction Planning & Scheduling  (1-3-2)
    Offered Spring Semester
    Prerequisites:  CET 115, CET 232, CET 234
    Co-requisites:  CET 236, CET 254
    This course covers the decision-making process involved in organizing the labor, materials, and equipment for a construction project.

    CET 254  Construction Senior Project  (3-6-5)
    Offered Spring Semester
    Prerequisites:  CET 115, CET 232, CET 234
    Co-requisites:  CET 236, CET 238
    In this course the student is issued a complete set of contract documents and is expected to compile a complete estimate for the project, including construction time schedule and total dollar allocation for materials, equipment and labor associated with the project.