Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3444
First Term: 2014 Summer   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60
CIP Code: 46.0408
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction

Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 47-1011, 47-2141, 47-2142 


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Trades: Painting and Drywalling 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.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester



Required Courses
Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Painting and Drywalling (5407) 16-30.5

BPC/CIS+++++ Any BPC Business-Personal Computers or CIS Computer Information Systems course 3
Credits: 19-33.5

Program Competencies
1. Use operating system commands to perform file/folder management tasks, use word processing software and electronic spreadsheet program. (BPC100AB)
2. Identify and demonstrate use, care, and maintenance of basic hand and power tools of the trade. (PNT101, PNT107, PNT109, ABC/MEC121, PNT209)
3. Prepare and identify various types of surfaces and materials for painting and drywalling. (PNT101, PNT102, PNT107, PNT108 PNT202)
4. Use and maintain painting tools and low-pressure water equipment. (PNT102)
5. Perform basic color mixing and matching. (ABC/MEC120)
6. Identify safety and health precautions necessary when working in the painting and drywall trade including potential safety and health hazards. (PNT104, FAC/GTC/MIT/OSH106)
7. Develop a complete wood finishing schedule. (PNT104)
8. Produce a completed glazed, antique, wood grain, marbleized and stippled finish. (PNT104)
9. Complete a texture-painted, gilded and decorative stenciled finish. (PNT104)
10. Demonstrate understanding of the labor movement of the 1900s and its affect of social and political reform. (PNT105)
11. Explain and identify elements of sustainability and the importance of green practices.(PNT105)
12. Define and identify characteristics of sexual harassment and its financial impact related to employer liability. (PNT105)
13. Describe basic terminology, working conditions, career options, and basic tools and equipment of the drywall trade. (PNT107)
14. Perform calculations related to the area, volume, fractions, decimals, conversions as it relates to the construction trades. (ABC/MEC120)
15. Read and interpret specifications, schedules and blueprint features inherent to the painting and drywall trade. (PNT201, MEC/HEO/PNT123)
16. Define the impact of OSHA regulations on safety and health concerns in the work place including components of Product Data Sheet and the Material Safety Data Sheet, and demonstrate emergency first aid treatment for common emergencies, including CPR and use of AED. (PNT106, ABC118, FAC/GTC/MIT/OSH106, PNT205)
17. Describe fall protection, ladder, stair, and scaffold procedures and requirements, hazardous materials, hazardous conditions and proper use of personal protective equipment. (FAC/GTC/MIT/OSH106, PNT106)
18. Describe the importance of supervisory communication skills, leadership, and project management. (IND150).
19. Prepare, operate, maintain, and store abrasive and wet blasting equipment. (PNT201)
20. Demonstrate wet blasting guidelines and systems. (PNT201)
21. Identify basic types of wall coverings, characteristics, uses, and processes. (PNT201)
22. Operate and maintain airless and conventional spray and non-spray equipment and materials. (PNT202, PNT203)
23. Identify and use federal and state safety and health laws handling chemical materials. (PNT202, PNT203, PNT205)
24. Apply special coating materials, as needed, to various types of structures. (PNT202, PNT203, PNT205)
25. Demonstrate the characteristics, elements, and methods associated with taping techniques including proper use of materials and equipment. (PNT208, PNT209)
26. Demonstrate proper methods for making repairs, mixing procedures, spraying techniques, and recognizing common defects in drywall finishing and wallboards. (PNT210)
27. Apply knowledge of business-personal computers to the business setting. (BPC/CIS+++++)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 25, 2014

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