Construction Technology Concentration

The Construction Technology concentration provides students with the information essential to find rewarding and challenging careers in the construction industry. Field and hands-on laboratory applications include the coordination of workers, material, subcontractors and regulatory agencies. Topics related to the design, specification and construction processes are covered. The processes of estimating and managing construction projects are also studied through a planned sequence of courses. Students can participate in an internship after their sophomore year to gain real-world experience while applying the knowledge gained in the classroom.

In addition to courses in their concentration, all Industrial Technology students receive a well-rounded technical core of classes in electrical systems, metal fabrication, technical drawing, technical analysis, computers in industrial technology, chemistry, physics and the evolution of industrial technology.

Construction Student Groups
Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC)
Associated General Contractors (AGC)
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Curriculum

Construction Technology Concentration 120 S. H.

The Construction Technology concentration provides students with information essential for managerial personnel in the construction industry. Students are exposed to a planned sequence of courses preparing them to function in a project management capacity, including the coordination of workers, materials, subcontractors, and local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.

Required Courses 60 S.H.
ITEC 1000 - Electric Systems and Circuits 3 cr.
ITEC 1200 - Engineering Design Fabrication Systems I 3 cr.
ITEC 1210 - Design Skills in Industrial Technology 3 cr.
ITEC 1300 - Engineering Design Fabrication Systems II 3 cr.
ITEC 1320 - Construction Systems I 3 cr.
ITEC 1450 - Architectural Graphics 3 cr.
ITEC 1710 - Technical Analysis 3 cr.
ITEC 1720 - Computers in Industrial Technology 3 cr.
ITEC 2310 - Construction Systems II 3 cr.
ITEC 2400 - Architectural Drawing 3 cr.
ITEC 2710 - Statics 3 cr.
ITEC 2740 - OSHA 3 cr.
ITEC 3300 - Estimating and Bidding 3 cr.
ITEC 3310 - Mechanical and Plumbing Systems 3 cr.
ITEC 3320 - Construction Supervision 3 cr.
ITEC 3340 - Construction Systems III 3 cr.
ITEC 3410 - Drafting Commercial Structures 3 cr.
ITEC 3930 - Strength of Materials 3 cr.
ITEC 4310 - Seminar in Construction 3 cr.
ITEC 4700 - Project Management 3 cr.

An additional 12 semester hours of Industrial Technology or
declared minor electives are required to complete the program.

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