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ETCC
Engineering Technology - Civil & Construction


ETCC 173  ARCH CONSTRUCT AND MATERIAL

ETCC 204  APPLIED ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGISTS

ETCC 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

ETCC 291  SPECIAL TOPICS

ETCC 292  INDEPENDENT STUDY

ETCC 302  SOILS & FOUNDATIONS

ETCC 310  CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY  

ETCC 412  STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS

ETCC 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

ETCC 491  SPECIAL TOPICS

ETCC 492  INDEPENDENT STUDY

ETCC 498  INTERNSHIP

ETCC 499R CAPSTONE:CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY 

ETCC 173 ARCH CONSTRUCT AND MATERIAL
F
--This course is an introduction to construction materials and methods, building systems and construction details. Emphasis is placed on selection of materials and methods. Laboratory section includes site investigations observing materials and their properties.

ETCC 204 APPLIED ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATION FOR CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGISTS
S 2 cr. LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: M 165 or M 171 or M 181.
-- Computer applications in construction technology using contemporary software and solution techniques appropriate to the construction industry. Introduction to written and verbal communication methods with applications appropriate to the construction industry.

ETCC 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed study and research on an individual basis.

ETCC 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ETCC 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ETCC 302 SOILS & FOUNDATIONS
S 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
COREQUISITE: EGEN 205 or EGEN 208 and GEO 101.
-- Physical properties of construction materials with emphasis on soils, aggregates and asphalt. Earth pressures, flow nets, bearing capacity, retaining walls and slope stability.

ETCC 310 CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY & STRUCTURES
S 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 205 or EGEN 208.
-- Properties of concrete constituents, mechanical and service properties of concrete, mix design, field practices. Concrete reinforcing requirements and analysis of concrete members.

ETCC 412 STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 205 or EGEN 208.
COREQUISITE: ETCC 310.
-- Design of temporary bracing, shoring, and concrete formwork. Specification requirements for design loads, wood, and steel elements. Nailed, bolted, and welded connections.

ETCC 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1-4 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

ETCC 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

ETCC 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of Department Head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

ETCC 498 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 1-2 cr. IND Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Sophomore standing, consent of instructor, and approval of Department Head.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field. Students may not take this course the semester they graduate.

ETCC 499R CAPSTONE:CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
F,S 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: BGEN 361, EGEN 325, and EGEN 310.
COREQUISITE: ECIV 404 and ECIV 405; student must be graduating the semester of enrollment in ETCC 499.
-- A senior capstone course encompassing total project control through introduction of a professional construction management organization to ensure cost effectiveness and early completion of a project. Construction safety. A requirement of the course is to take the Constructor Qualification Examination Level I (CQE) administered by the American Institute of Constructors (AIC).


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