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Construction Trades (CSTN)

CSTN 094 PCE Non-Credit CSTN Course

CEUs: 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 are transcribed on the student's continuing education transcript.

CSTN 100 Fundamentals of Construction Technology

Credits: 3

Term: (S, others based on sufficient demand)

This course covers basic safety obligations per OSHA regulations and how company policy affects the safety of workers, supervisors and managers; introduces trainees to hand and power tools widely used in the construction industry, and their proper uses. Students will become familiar with basic math requirements to read a tape measure and do basic calculations needed in the construction field. Students will also be exposed to blueprint terms, components and symbols.

CSTN 120 Carpentry Basics and Rough-In Framing

Credits: 3

Term: (S, others based on sufficient demand)

This course introduces the construction trade, including history, career opportunities and requirements. The course includes study and practice required for framing a simple structure. Specific topics are building materials, fasteners and adhesives, hand and power tools, reading plans & elevations, floor systems, wall and ceiling framing, roof framing and windows and exterior doors.