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Construction Trades (CSTN)


CSTN 094 PCE Non-Credit CSTN Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

CSTN 110 Construction Technology 1

Credits: 12

Term: (F)

This course introduces students to the carpentry trades. Students are taught basic job-site safety, fundamental carpentry skills, hand and power tool use, basic rough framing, roofing, and exterior window and door installation. Students will have some classroom work. Hands-on learning will occur both in the shop and on a site-built home. Students will have the opportunity to construct a home that a family will move into at the end of the spring semester.

CSTN 194 PCE Credit Bearing CSTN Course

Credits: 1-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Credit-bearing professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide students and professionals condensed courses for skills upgrades, Professional Certification requirements, and as electives for the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees. These courses may be eligible for financial aid for students pursuing the AA or AS degrees and are transcribed on the student’s undergraduate transcript.

CSTN 210 Construction Technology 2

Credits: 13

Term: (S)

Prerequisite: CSTN 110 with a grade of C- or higher

This course is a continuation of Construction Technology 1. Students are taught exterior finishes, interior finishes, concrete fundamentals, construction calculators and materials estimating, basic stair construction, basic rigging, and steel stud framing. Students will have some classroom work. Hands-on learning will occur both in the shop and on a site-built home. Students will have the opportunity to construct a home that a family will move into at the end of the spring semester.