Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3420
First Term: 2013 Spring   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-60.5
CIP Code: 46.0101

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: Not Found


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Trades: Bricklaying degree is designed to provide apprentices and journeymen with a broadened educational background and leadership skills so that students completing the associate degree program may be better equipped to enter supervisory and managerial positions.



Required Courses
Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Bricklaying and Tilesetting (5391) 20-30.5

+ BPC/CIS+++++ Any BPC Business-Personal Computers OR
CIS Computer Information Systems course(s) 3
Credits: 23-33.5

Program Competencies
1. Discuss trade skills including positioning units, mixing and mortar, buttering, forming joints, laying up pattern bond, laying to the line, cutting units, installing wall ties, and anchoring. (BKL105)
2. Describe proper and safe use, maintenance and repair of masonry tools, equipment, materials and accessories specific to the Bricklaying trade. (BKL105, BKL115)
3. Perform trade calculations including operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, measurement, area, and volume. (BKL105, BKL115)
4. Describe safety precautions, regulations, first aid, and personal protection specific to the Bricklaying trade. (BKL105, BKL115, BKL205)
5. Perform trade conversions using the U.S. and the metric systems for applicable trade calculations. (BKL115, BKL215)
6. Examine procedures and trade practices for wall systems, corners, arches, members, details, and combustion chambers. (BKL205)
7. Discuss language and identify symbols used in the working drawings, blueprints, and specifications of the Bricklaying trade. (BKL215)
8. Read blueprints for residential, light construction, and heavy commercial building projects. (BKL215, BKL225)
9. Discuss the sixteen divisions of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) format. (BKL225)
10. Estimate costs including labor, materials, equipment, and prepare a formal bid for a specific project. (BKL235)
11. Apply knowledge of business-personal computers to the business setting. (BPC/CIS+++++)
12. Identify and explain the difference between green energy and green building. (CNS110)
Last Updated: October 23, 2012

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