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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Construction Management Technology (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering

Plan created based on current information available as of 8/4/2022. Please anticipate and look for potential changes.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description:

Introduction to various graphic media tools and techniques, including sketching, manual drafting, and computer assisted drafting as appropriate to the built environment. Includes developing 3D visualization and analysis skills. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: Construction methods of materials for both residential and commercial structures. Emphasis on processes and techniques. Understanding of blueprint reading of architectural and civil drawings. Hands-on exercises of residential and commercial applications. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Must take CAT-2431 along with CAT-1201 (or as a pre-requisite)

Prerequisites: CAT 2431 and CAT 2431 and CAT 2431 and Other (CAT 2431 may be taken concurrently) and Other (CAT 2431 may be taken concurrently) and Other (CAT 2431 may be taken concurrently)

Description: Rules, interpretations, record keeping and standards required by Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) (29CFR Part 1926) for the construction industry to ensure employees a safe, healthful workplace. Successful completion of the course provides the 30 hour OSHA Construction Safety Card.

Notes: Must take CAT-2431 along with CAT-1201 (or as a pre-requisite)

Description: This is a context-centered course intended for majors in Construction Management Technology, Architectural Technology, and Civil Engineering Technology. It contains collaborative labs which apply the mathematical methods to relevant applications. Students will apply properties of shapes in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional geometry; use dimensional analysis to convert between systems of units; use scientific notation; apply vector analysis and basic trigonometry to find indirect measurements; use and solve linear and quadratic functions and equations; and use systems of linear equations in applications and find their solutions. Four classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: OR MAT-1470 College Algebra AND MAT-1570 Trigonometry **Recommended for transfer**

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 and Other (with a grade of C or better) and Other (with a grade of C or better) and Other (with a grade of C or better) and Other (with a grade of C or better) and Other (with a grade of C or better) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test) or Other (satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

 

Term hours subtotal:

16

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description:

Learn Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and methodology. Develop proficiency with Revit Architecture modeling software including: user interface, modeling techniques, proper modeling workflow and document generation. Learn rendering and animation communication techniques. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: CAT 1101

Description:

Basic mechanical and electrical system design principles for residential and commercial structures. Structural engineering principles for designing residential and commercial structures using wood, steel and concrete. Research appropriate building codes and apply knowledge to solve engineering challenges. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: CAT 1101 or CAT 1201

Description: Construction estimating, beginning with an understanding of the costs of labor equipment and materials, as well as profit and overhead. Quantity measurements of basic construction materials will be used to develop bidding packages. Two classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: CAT 1101 or CAT 1201

Description: This course presents some of the basics of testing materials (concrete, steel, wood, etc.) used in the construction industry. Emphasis on how properties of materials affect their use in the construction process. Utilizes American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Standards. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring Only

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445

 

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12

Summer Semester (First Year)
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Description: This course serves as an introduction to the study of regional geography at the global scale. Students will become familiar with and understand the use of maps/geo-technologies to explain geographic phenomena and patterns as they relate to world regions and their interrelationships, apply geographic concepts to the study of regions or a specific region,compare and contrast human and physical patterns and their variations over space,develop an appreciation of the complexities of regional and global environmental and socio-economic problems,understand globalization and place local issues in their global and historical context,and to understand human-environment interactions in various regions around the world.

Notes: take any Ohio Transfer Module Social & Behavioral Science or Art/Humanity elective.

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course) or Other (Any other college level English course) or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110

 

Term hours subtotal:

7

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Description: Practical planning and control of construction and engineering-based projects. Interrelationships and operations of project management and skills required for success in the current engineering environment. Theory, nomenclature and practical application of engineering management using computer software. Two classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: CAT 1241 or CAT 1401

Description:

Building code history, development, application and review processes. Analysis of existing building to determine code status, form recommendations and make presentation. Examine Ohio law impacting various codes, safety, contracting and personnel issues with regard to built environment professions. Develop sample contract specifications. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: CAT 1201

Description: This course helps prepare the student for the first of the LEED Green Associate Exams and meets the requirement of the student having involvement on a LEED- registered project, or employment in a sustainable field of work or completion of an education program that addresses green building principles in LEED, to qualify to take the LEED Green Associate Exam. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Fall Only

Description:

Basic techniques for reading and interpreting construction plans and specifications, both residential and commercial. Includes all major building uses and types of construction as defined by the building code. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Construction Management Electives - At Least 5 Hours Required From: CAT-1141, CAT-1161, CAT-1301, CAT-1701 CAT-1721, CAT-1741, CAT-1761, CAT-1781, CAT-2201, CAT-2531, CAT-2561, CAT-2581 or MAT-2270

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or MAT 0600 and DEV 0035 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100

Description:

Survey of conceptual physics for technology majors. Topics include motion, forces, energy, electricity, magnetism, waves, sound, light, atomic structure and emission and absorption of radiation. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: OR PHY-1141 College Physics **Recommended for transfer**

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445

Corequisites: PHY 1107 PHY 1107

Corequisites: PHY 1106

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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Assessment of achievement by Construction Management Technology students in attaining program outcomes by completing a project demonstrating principles and practice of the major. Teamwork on projects will be emphasized. Only offered spring semester. Should be taken last spring term of program. Two classroom, six lab hours per week.

Notes: Spring Only - Department Permission Required

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Description: Students earn credits toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each term. Ten work hours per week per credit hour.

Notes: To register for the internship, please contact the Work-Based Learning Office in Building 9, Room 309 at 937-512-2769 or workbasedlearning@sinclair.edu AT LEAST ONE TERM PRIOR

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of distance, elevation and angular measurements used in the practice of engineering surveys. It also includes basic error theory in field observations and mathematical calculations, level circuit and traverse field techniques and basic principles of digital map making. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 1200 and MAT 1200 or Other (appropriate Math placement test score) or Other (appropriate Math placement test score)

Description:

Instruction to the core skills of an engineering professional. Technical skills, soft skills and team management techniques. Concepts of lifelong learning, continued personal improvement, engineering ethics, working in a diverse industry and future trends in engineering technology. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: COM 2206 or COM 2211 or COM 2225 and ENG 1101

Description: Develop proficiency in CAD software to develop civil-construction working drawings. Proper generation of plans to connect the earth's topography and land records will be emphasized. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Notes: Construction Management Electives - At Least 5 Hours Required From: CAT-1141, CAT-1161, CAT-1301, CAT-1701 CAT-1721, CAT-1741, CAT-1761, CAT-1781, CAT-2201, CAT-2531, CAT-2561, CAT-2581 or MAT-2270

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.