Course descriptions index


Construction Management


CM F102 Methods of Building Construction

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduces basic knowledge of building materials, technical specifications, techniques, and systems. Outlines structural systems, construction processes, and assemblies. Includes a field project student team research of current Alaskan building type. Special fees apply. (3+0)


CM F123 Codes and Standards

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Provides an introduction and overview of the fundamental provisions of the building codes used for plan review, life-safety evaluation of buildings, and community development. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F102; DRT F170. (3+0)


CM F142 Mechanical and Electrical Technology

4 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduces the basic mechanical and electrical systems required in all buildings for the safety, health, comfort, and convenience of the occupants. Emphasizes design criteria, code requirements and interpretation of construction drawings. Special fees apply. (3+2)


CM F163 Building Construction Cost Estimating

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Presents methods and techniques for preparing accurate cost estimates for building construction projects. Emphasizes quantity surveys, productivity, bidding and negotiation procedures, and cost control systems. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F102; DRT F170; MATH F107X. (2+2)


CM F201 Construction Project Management

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Examines construction project management methods and processes. Includes project delivery systems, contract agreements, contract general and supplementary conditions and contract administration procedures. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F102; DRT F170. (3+0)


CM F202 Project Planning and Scheduling

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Examines concepts and methods for planning and scheduling of construction projects. Includes identifying work elements, analyzing resources, determining activity durations, preparing CPM schedules using computer scheduling software, preparing schedule updates and analyzing planning versus actual progress for cost control. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F201; MATH F108. (2+2)


CM F205 Construction Safety

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Examines safety and health practices for the construction industry. Includes developing and implementing construction project site-specific safety plans, analyzing the laws and regulations that govern safety, evaluating construction site hazards and environmental conditions and incident investigation and reporting. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F201. (3+0)


CM F213 Civil Technology

4 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Outlines elements of civil design, including soils and soil mechanics, foundations, roads, and utilities using local, state and federal regulations. Students will also be introduced to elements of construction surveying. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F102; DRT F170. (2+4)


CM F231 Structural Technology

4 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Examines structural theory and the physical principles that underlie structural behavior. Includes the use of materials in a manner to maintain structural stability against such natural forces as gravity, wind, snow and earthquakes. Covers connection detailing and code requirements for wood, steel and reinforced concrete. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F102; DRT F170. (2+4)


CM F263 Civil Construction Cost Estimating

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Presents methods and techniques for preparing accurate cost estimates for earthwork, roads, highways, underground utilities and site work. Emphasizes quantity surveys, unit costs, production factors, bidding and construction equipment management. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: CM F213; MATH F108. (2+2)


CM F299 Construction Management Internship

3 Credits     Offered As Demand Warrants

Places students in building construction offices related to student's educational program and occupational objectives. Direct supervision by contractor professional, program faculty and Career Services coordinator. Graded Pass/Fail. Prerequisites: Department Approval. (0+0+225)


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