ATCM-1300 Fundamentals of Concrete Construction

2 Credits

Study of concrete: ingredients, steps in production, factors of concrete mix design, uses for various types of concrete, admixtures and tests for various types of fresh concrete.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATCM-1310 Applied Technical Communications and Economics

2 Credits

Principles of effective industrial reports and letters; obtaining data; analysis of data; outlining and organizing of materials; letter writing techniques. Effective communication in writing, listening and speaking to meet industrial needs emphasized.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATCM-1320 Basic Plan Reading

2 Credits

Study of basic plans to identify information included in a set of written specifications pertaining to concrete and to estimate amount of materials needed for project.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATCM-1330 Concrete Construction Equipment

2 Credits

Study of tools used in concrete construction for testing, forming, placing and finishing fresh concrete with emphasis on care and safe use of equipment.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval.

ATCM-1340 OSHA Standards for Construction

3 Credits

Study of occupational safety and health standards for construction industry.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATCM-1370 Construction Trades Safety

1 Credit

Study of safe practices on job, basic first aid, and OSHA requirements for construction trades.

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATCM-1390 Basic Welding Skills

2 Credits

Basic welding skills emphasized to obtain a thorough knowledge of welding safety related to electrical shock, body protection, accident prevention, reporting, and ventilation. Fundamentals of arc and oxy-acetylene welding studied.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Department approval: admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program.

ATCM-1400 Concrete/Cement Forming and Finishing

3 Credits

Study of various types of forms, placement of forms, placing leveling and finishing of concrete.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1300 Fundamentals of Concrete Construction or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-1410 Commercial/Residential Form and Finish

4 Credits

Study of building of steps, sidewalks, patios and driveways. Discussion includes types, finishes, and nosing.

Lecture: 4 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1400 Concrete/Cement Forming and Finishing or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2320 Bluprint Fundamentals - Construction

2 Credits

Study of basic plans to identify information included in a set of written specifications pertaining to concrete and estimating amount of materials needed for the project.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1320 Basic Plan Reading or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2500 Fundamentals of Concrete Curing

1 Credit

Study of fundamentals associated with concrete curing, reason for curing and types of curing.

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1400 Concrete/Cement Forming and Finishing or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2510 Fundamentals of Concrete Joints

1 Credit

Study of joints in concrete to include types, locations, sealants, maintenance and reason for joints.

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1410 Commercial/Residential Form and Finish Work or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2520 Basic Cement Patching

2 Credits

Study of essentials to properly rub and sack walls for patching and steps necessary to take when preparing the walls.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1400 Concrete/Cement Forming and Finishing or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2530 Concrete Restoration

3 Credits

Study of surface defects in concrete and how to recognize, recommend preventative treatment, techniques and remedies to restore surface.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-2520 Basic Cement Patching or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2700 Advanced Concrete Finishing

3 Credits

Advanced study of placing and finishing a slab; placing and finishing concrete floors with various types of finishes.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-1400 Concrete/Cement Forming and Finishing or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATCM-2710 Concrete Specialty Products

1 Credit

Study of pavements: types of equipment used on pavement, procedures necessary to finish pavements and operation of paving machine.

Lecture: 1 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATCM-2530 Concrete Restoration or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.