SRJC Course Outlines

6/29/2022 11:44:30 PMADLTED 744 Course Outline as of Fall 2017

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 744Title:  SURVEY BUILDING & CONSTR  
Full Title:  Survey of the Building Trades and Construction Industry
Last Reviewed:2/7/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled010 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled5.002 min.Lab Scheduled50.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total50.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 50.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
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Catalog Description:
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Overview of the construction industry, the building design process, construction project process, and roles and responsibilities of those involved: clients, architects, engineers, contractors, project managers, technicians, sub-contractors, workers, suppliers, regulatory agencies, bankers, lawyers, and the public. Includes an overview of career opportunities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Overview of the construction industry, the building design process, construction project process, and roles and responsibilities of those involved: clients, architects, engineers, contractors, project managers, technicians, sub-contractors, workers, suppliers, regulatory agencies, bankers, lawyers, and the public. Includes an overview of career opportunities.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
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CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Classify basic work tasks into particular crafts or trades.
2.  Identify trade(s) that meet the student's skills, aptitudes, and physical abilities.
3.  Develop a basic resume and interviewing skills.
4.  Perform effective job searching networking, outreach services, and through trade
    unions.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Identify roles, crafts and trades of individuals working in the construction industry
2. Examine the building design process
3. Analyze the contruction design process
4. Identify participants in the construction design process and analyze and compare their roles and responsibilities
5. Apply a problem-solving process to common problems encountered in a construction project
6. Identify possible career opportunities within the industry

Topics and Scope
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I. Construction Trades
    A. Types of trades
    B. Basic work performed by the craft
    C. Residential, commercial, and public works
    D. Green construction
II. Trade Unions
    A. Local unions
    B. Prevailing wages
    C. Union apprenticeships
III. Job Search Skills
    A. Communication skills
    B. Resume writing
    C. Interviewing skills
    D. Porfolio development
    E. Conduct job search using computers

Assignments:
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1. Weekly quizzes (4 - 8)
2. Group discussion and problem-solving activities (4 - 8)
3. Group research and presentation about a particular trade
4. Individual research presentation about a specific job within a trade
5. Draft of resume and portfolio

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Draft of resume and portfolio
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 15%
Group problem-solving activities
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 35%
Group project or presentation; individual project or presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 25%
Weekly quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 35%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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