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HEO 222 Applied Heavy Equipment Construction
Credit Hours:  5
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Heavy Equipment Operator capstone construction project and introduction to job seeking techniques.

Prerequisites: HEO122 Or Consent of Instructor

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis level) Design a three-dimensional earth object blue print.
2. (Synthesis level) Lay out streets or lot sites using a grading plan.
3. (Analysis level) Explain a highway plan with a profile sheet and cross-section sheet.
4. (Application level) Plan and grade stake a class construction project.
5. (Application level) Construct streets or lot sites using the proper pieces of heavy equipment and a contour map.
6. (Analysis level) Explain the total functions of the specific pieces of equipment related to the class project.
7. (Synthesis level) Develop a current resume and apply for employment.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Stake and build an earth object from a contour map.
2. Identify points from a grading plan on the ground.
3. Perform the steps in completing a construction project from start to finish in a manner that meets industry standards.
4. Accurately explain how material is moved or processed with the specific equipment selected and used by the student.
5. Perform total maintenance needed on the machine during the class project.
6. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) job safety requirements for class project with 100% accuracy.
8. Perform job completion and clean-up procedures with 100% accuracy.
9. Write a current resume appropriate for submission to a potential employer.