MSC Southeast - Construction Technology - AAS
Minnesota State College Southeast
A Technical & Community College

Construction Technology

Learn the most up-to-date skills in the construction lab and on-site in a real-world environment.

 

Construction Technology - AAS

1) Must complete a minimum of 3 different MnTC goals in Liberal Arts and Sciences

2) 1100 or higher Liberal Arts and Sciences courses required unless specified


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Goal 4: Mathematics
Choose one Goal 4 course
3 cr
3 cr
 
15 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
6 cr
CARP1100
Cabinetry I
The student will explore styles, make working drawings, plan for efficiency, develop a building plan, layout cabinets, and estimate materials for a variety of cabinets. (Prerequisite: none) (2credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CARP1105
Residential Construction 1
This course will cover common residential framing methods including floor systems, wall framing and sheeting, roof types, interior framing details and wall layout. (Prerequisite: none) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CARP1110
Concrete Construction
This course covers the theory and practices used when designing and installing footings, foundations and flatwork for residential construction as well as light commercial. (Prerequisite: none) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CARP1115
Emerging Construction Technologies 1
This course provides knowledge of new tools, methods, and equipment being used in the construction industry (Prerequisite: none) (2 credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
CARP1120
Architectural Drawings 1
This unit provides instruction in blueprint reading, interpretation and sketching. This course is a prerequisite to Architectural Drawings 2. (Prerequisite: none) (1 credits: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
CARP1125
Carpentry Lab 1
This course is used to practice the theory learned in Framing Theory I, Concrete Construction, and Cabinetry 1. This will cover a number of projects pertaining to footings, foundation, flatwork, wall framing, roof design, and cabinetry. (Prerequisite: none) (5 credits: 0 lecture/5 lab)

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5 cr
CARP1200
Cabinetry 2
This course will provide the student with the knowledge to finish fine woodworking projects. Cabinet installation and plastic laminates will also be covered. (Prerequisite: CARP 1100 Cabinetry 1) (3 credits: 1 lecture/2 lab)

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3 cr
CARP1205
Residential Construction 2
This course covers materials, methods and techniques used to frame various roof styles and designs. Ridges, common rafters, hip and valley rafters and jack rafters will be designed, constructed, and installed. (Prerequisite: none) (1 credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
CARP1210
Commercial Construction 1
This course covers commercial construction practices including steel stud work, structural headers, and commercial building components (Prerequisite: none) (1 credits: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
CARP1215
Construction Estimating
This course is intended to introduce the student to the world of residential estimating. Many of the basic mathematical formulas will be covered. (Prerequisite: none) (2 credits: 2 lecture/0 lab)

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2 cr
CARP1220
Architectural Drawings 2
This course advances the skills taught in Architectural Drawings 1 with a focus on industrial and commercial blueprints. (Prerequisite: CARP 1120) (1 credits: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
CARP1225
Carpentry Lab 2
This course is used to practice the theory learned in commercial Construction 1, Cabinetry II, and concrete construction. This will gain experience in areas such as roof framing projects, cabinet construction, laminates, steel studs, and decorative concrete projects. (Prerequisite: CARP 1125) (4 credits: 0 lecture/4 lab)

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4 cr
CARP2105
Residential Construction 3
This course covers materials, methods, and techniques used to build stairs, railings, and spindles. Interior millwork and trims will also be discussed along with floor coverings and other interior finishes. (Prerequisite: CARP 1205 Residential Construction 2) (1 credit: 1 lecture/0 lab)

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1 cr
CARP2110
Commercial Construction 2
This course is designed to have students use commercial skills to complete wall assemblies, hollow metal doors and hardware, and stair assemblies. (Prerequisite: CARP 1220 Commercial Construction 1) (1 credit: 0 lecture/1 lab)

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1 cr
CARP2210
Commercial Construction 3
This course is designed to have students gain further knowledge of commercial building and gain knowledge of prefabricated steel buildings. (Prerequisite: CARP 2110 Commercial Construction 2) (2 credit: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
CARP2215
Emerging Construction Technologies 2
This course provides the theory and practice to complete commercial systems, modern concrete practices, advanced door hardware, and sustainable building techniques. (Prerequisite: CARP 1115 Emerging Construction Technologies 1) (2 Credits: 1 lecture/1 lab)

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2 cr
CARP2230
Carpentry Internship
An internship allows the student the opportunity to work in an actual industry setting. This site must provide the student with skill building opportunities learned in previous courses of study and provide work that challenges the student beyond that of an unskilled worker. (Prerequisite: none) (7 credits: 0 lecture/0 lab/7 OJT)

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7 cr
 
45 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 60


Estimated Costs for this Major

Approximate Tuition/Fees:$11,374
Minimum Tool Cost:$1,000
Books/Supplies:$975
Estimated Total:$13,349
 

 



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