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_C__O__N__S_T__R_U__C__T__I_O__N__________________________________ CON160-C Principles of Carpentry I 5 This course begins with the safe and proper use and maintenance of hand tools, portable stationary power tools, equipment such as a skid loader, and personal jobsite safety. You define trade terms and installation methods associated with floor, wall and roof framing, window and door installation, and different roofing applications. The course emphasizes factors needed to achieve a weather tight, energy efficient building envelope. Corequisite: CON176-C CON161-C Principles of Carpentry II 5 This course is a continuation of Principles of Carpentry I. The student will study the theory behind building insulation, air and vapor barriers, drywall installation and finish as well as interior finish carpentry. Cabinet layout and construction is discussed along with interior door installation and interior finishes for windows. Conventional roof framing and stair building is covered. Prerequisite: CON160-C; Corequisite: CON178-C CON164-C Design & Cost Estimating 4 This course will introduce the student to the hand board drawing of floor plans, wall sections, stairs, cabinet layout and other framing components. The student will also use an architectural design software program to create the same type of drawings and plans as described above using both 2D and 3D images. The student will also learn to develop an estimate and understand the importance of accuracy, ability to interpret construction drawings, and critical thinking skills. Various estimating projects will be completed and critiqued as students learn the terms used in industry and gain the necessary knowledge to succeed. CON169-C Principles of Carpentry III 2 This course will discuss various floorings often installed by a carpenter and the prep work that needs to be done for floorings that will be install by a third party. It also covers types of countertops and installation techniques as well as interior hardware types, and closet organization techniques for getting the most out of a small space. Exterior finishes will also be discussed. This course will also include a unit on site layout and development where the student will learn how to read a site plan and stake out a foundation. Various types of concrete construction will be discussed. Prerequisite: CON161-C; Corequisite: CON193-C CON176-C Carpentry Lab I 10 This course puts the theory from Principles of Carpentry I to work. Students will be engaged in floor, wall and roof framing while building a 1700 sq ft ranch home on NCC’s campus. Installation of windows, exterior doors and roofing materials are also covered in this course. Accuracy, craftsmanship and problem solving are stressed. Corequisite: CON160-C CON178-C Carpentry Lab II 10 In this course the student will get hands on experience in properly installing insulation materials as well as drywall installation and finishing. Installation of cabinets, various styles of interior doors and various types of moldings is demonstrated and then performed. Accuracy, craftsmanship and problem solving are stressed. Prerequisite: CON176-C; Corequisite: CON161-C CON183-C Construction Lab IA 5 You will incorporate concepts and apply the concepts through hands on experience in a construction project environment. Students may learn framing concepts, proper installation and flashing of exterior doors and windows and weather tight sealing of the building envelope is emphasized throughout the course. Insulation, drywall installation and finish, special framing and air/vapor barriers may be covered. CON193-C Carpentry Lab III 5 In this lab course the student will get hands on experience installing countertops, hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, and closet systems. They will install various types of sidings and exterior trim. Site layout and types of concrete construction will also be covered. Accuracy, craftsmanship and problem solving are stressed. Prerequisite: CON178-C; Corequisite: CON169-C CON949-C Special Topics 1 Specialized study in specific areas relating to the student's major under supervision of a faculty member; may not duplicate any course already in catalog. Permission of instructor required. _C__R_I_M__I_N__A__L_ _J_U__S_T__I_C__E_______________________________ CRJ100-A Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Introduction to Criminal Justice introduces the agencies and processes involved in the apprehension, conviction, and punishment of criminal offenders. Topics include law and the Constitution, the purpose of law enforcement, the role of the police officer, federal and state courts, penal institutions, probation and parole in present day life. CRJ101-A Ethics in Criminal Justice 3 Covers the ethical standards and codes of professional behavior for police officers and others placed in positions of public trust. Includes use of force, gratuities, intra- and interagency conduct, integrity, ethical necessity of due process and on duty and off duty conduct. CRJ118-A Law Enforcement 3 A survey course about the historical development of law enforcement, the functions of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, police subculture, the function of patrol and other issues important to the field of policing. The use of police authority, police discretion, police violence and police corruption will be introduced. CRJ120-A Introduction to Corrections 3 This course presents the development of correctional theory, the correctional client, trial sentencing and institution involved, and the rehabilitation potential through probation and parole. Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 118 Construction


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