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Please Note: Courses effective Fall 2014; for earlier terms, please refer to the appropriate class schedule.

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*IAI (Illinois Articulation Agreement) - An agreement among participating Illinois colleges and universities to help Illinois college students transfer credit as easily as possible. See an advisor in the Advising and Counseling for additional information, or read about the IAI at www.iTransfer.org.

Construction Management

CMG115 - Detailing and Construction Procedures
Course concentrates on basic principles of construction. Content includes wood as applied to single family housing, masonry and steel construction as applied to multifamily residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Both ARC 131 and 132, Detailing and Construction I and II, may be taken in substitution for this course.
4 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG211 - Construction Bidding, Contracts and Liability
Course concentrates on legal aspects of the construction process. Content includes preparation of bid documents, contract types, bonding, liens, insurance, and liability issues.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG213 - Construction Scheduling and Coordination
Course includes coordinating schedules of construction phases. Content focus is on pre-construction scheduling and coordination methods, monitoring of construction progress, scheduling and procurement of materials, coordination ofsub-contractors, field reports and approvals, and post construction scheduling evaluation. Recommended: Basic computer skills.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG215 - Construction Supervision and Safety
Course discusses duties and responsibilities of on site construction supervisory personnel. Content includes coordination, supervision and quality control of the trades on a construction site; focus is on principles and implementation ofsafety procedures.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG217 - Land and Site Development
Course concentrates on design and construction parameters associated with transformation of undeveloped property to land parcels and individual sites prepared for building construction. Content includes analysis of planning andconstruction of public infrastructure required in support of vertical construction; preparation of specific site improvements for an individual building; Earthwork, utilities, paving, storm water management, building layout and demolition ofexisting site features. Prerequisite: FME 107 or concurrent enrollment in ARC 110 or ARC 131 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG219 - Mechanical and Electrical Interface With Buildings
Course concentrates on coordination of mechanical and electrical systems in commercial buildings, from drawing through construction phases. Content includes how systems function, basic rules on sizing, capacity and location ofHVAC and electrical systems, installation, scheduling and percentage of construction cost. Prerequisite: FME 107 or consent of instructor.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 2; lab: 2)
Fee: $10

CMG220 - Construction Processes & Procedures
Course examines utilization of manpower, materials, methods and machinery essential in building a multifloor steel, commercial, office or institutionalstructure. Content includes study of nature and sequencing of specific tasks, timeframes, and interfacing and coordination of multiple disciplines and trades. Focus is on following the process, from excavation and preparation of a building site through superstructure, mechanical and circulation cores, to building enclosure systems, interior partitions and finishes. Recommended: Concurrent enrollment in CMG 213.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

CMG250 - Construction Management Practicum
Course provides directed work experience for students without prior experience in the field of construction or construction management. Credit can be earned while working at an approved business or industrial firm. Arrangements must beworked out in conjunction with the department chair. Prerequisite: Completion of 12 hours of CMG courses and consent of department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 0; lab: 15)

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