CONE96
Professional Practice

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Required of CONE majors prior to graduation. The work experience must be pre-approved by the faculty adviser in the CONE department.

Description: Work experience in a construction related work area.

Course details
Credit Hours:0
Max credits per semester:
Max credits per degree:
Grading Option:Pass No Pass

Credit Hours:0

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CONE103
Introduction to Construction Engineering

Description: Introduction to the organization and terminology of construction engineering. Overview of technical and management skills required to succeed in the construction engineering profession.

This course is a prerequisite for: CONE 211

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1

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CONE206
Engineering EconomicsCrosslisted with BSEN 206

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Introduction to methods of economic comparisons of engineering alternatives: time value of money, depreciation, taxes, concepts of accounting, activity-based costing, ethical principles, civics and stewardship, and their importance to society.

This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 476, CONE 476; CONE 319; MECH 446

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

CONE211
Construction Business Methods

Prerequisites: CONE 103 or CNST 131 or AREN 101

Description: Business concepts and practices used by construction contractors. The construction industry, management principles, forms of business ownership, company organization, construction contracts, estimating and bidding, business ethics, bonds and insurance, financial statements, cost accounting, equipment management, planning and scheduling, labor relations and personnel management.

This course is a prerequisite for: CONE 414

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE221
Geometric Control Systems

Prerequisites: MATH 104 or MATH 106

Description: Surveying fundamentals and theory related to construction, including building layout, measurement procedures, vertical control, and surveying instrument operation. Measurement of distance, direction, elevation, and location using mechanical and electronic systems. Explain the concepts of surveying and project layout as they apply to construction. Demonstrate the use of various surveying instruments, equipment, technologies, and control on construction project examples.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE319
Construction Methods and Equipment

Prerequisites: CONE 206

Description: Characteristics, capabilities, and selection of equipment and methods used in the building construction industry. Estimating job production, equipment production rates, machine operating costs, earth-moving equipment, hoisting equipment, operations analysis, and use of various other construction and methods and equipment.

This course is a prerequisite for: CONE 414

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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CONE378
Construction Estimating ICrosslisted with CNST 378

Prerequisites: CNST 112

Description: Preparation of detailed cost estimates based on contract documents. Identify and analyze cost components of building and site scopes of work to perform detailed quantity take-offs. Apply labor, material, and equipment pricing from RS Means. Use production rates and quantity takeoffs to prepare a preliminary construction schedule. Complete quantity takeoffs from 2D plans and from 3D BIM software models.

This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 379; CNST 440; CNST 476, CONE 476

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE414
Accident Prevention in Construction

Prerequisites: Senior standing; CONE 211 and 319.

Description: Safety practices in the construction industry and the national safety and health standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The theory of accidents; personal attitudes; statistics and environment; accident occurrence; prevention and inspection in connection with the construction of buildings, highways, and associated heavy facilities. Nationally accepted safety codes and their relationship to accept practices in the industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE416
Wood and / or Contemporary Materials DesignCrosslisted with CONE 816

Prerequisites: CIVE 341

Description: Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. Masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE417
Formwork SystemsCrosslisted with CONE 817

Prerequisites: CONE 416; parallel CIVE 441

Description: Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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CONE450
Sustainable ConstructionCrosslisted with CONE 850

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Description: Sustainable construction and its application to the green building industry. LEED certification process, sustainable building site management, efficient waste water applications, optimizing energy performance, indoor environmental issues, performance measurement and/or verification, recycled content and certified renewable materials.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE459
BIM I: Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)Crosslisted with CONE 859

Prerequisites: CNST 112 Construction, or Graduate standing in AREN, CIVE, CNST, or CONE.

Description: This course instructs CAD users on the effective use of Building Information Model (BIM) for Integration of design, document and Construction Estimate. Topics include: model-based 3D design, file formats, interoperability, and MEP modeling.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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CONE466
Heavy and/or Civil EstimatingCrosslisted with CONE 866

Prerequisites: CONE 319, CONE 378, and CONE 485.

Description: Estimating techniques and strategies for heavy and/or civil construction. Unit pricing, head and civil constructions takeoffs and estimating, equipment analysis, overhead cost and allocations, estimating software and government contracts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE476
Project Budgets and ControlsCrosslisted with CNST 476

Prerequisites: CNST 378, and BSEN 206 or FINA 300

Description: The basic systems related to revenues and expenses associated with record keeping of construction contracts. Managerial accounting related to planning and control of construction projects.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE481
Highway and Bridge ConstructionCrosslisted with CONE 881

Prerequisites: Senior standing; CONE/CNST 241.

Description: The methods and equipment required in the construction of roads and bridges. Methods and equipment necessary for roads and bridges. Substructure and superstructures, precast and cast-in-place segments, and standard and specialized equipment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE482
Heavy and/or Civil ConstructionCrosslisted with CNST 482, CNST 882, CONE 882

Prerequisites: CNST 379

Not open to non-degree graduate students

Description: History, theory, methods, and management principles of planning and executing heavy and/or civil projects. Emerging and new equipment capabilities. Economical use of equipment and management of costs associated with production.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE483
Support of ExcavationCrosslisted with CONE 883

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Description: The design and placement of excavation supports according to OSHA requirements and industry standards. A variety of routine to moderately complex support systems. Open excavations, heet piling and cofferdams, soil mechanics, lateral loads, hydrology, and pumping methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE485
Construction Planning, Scheduling, and ControlsCrosslisted with CNST 485, CNST 885, CONE 885

Prerequisites: CNST 378

Not open to non-degree graduate students

Description: Planning and scheduling a project using the critical path methods (CPM) with computer applications. Project pre-planning, logic networks, precedence diagrams, time estimates, critical path, float time, crash programs, scheduling, short interval schedules, pull planning, and monitoring project activities.

This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 489

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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CONE489
Construction Engineering Capstone Course

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

To be taken in the term preceding graduation. Embodies the cumulative CONE experience in a project format and uses teams to simulate actual construction enterprises operating in cooperative and competitive situations which replicate the construction industry.

Description: An integrated, comprehensive project.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

CONE495
InternshipCrosslisted with CNST 495

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor, Letter of application, Letter of agreement from industry mentor

Not open to non-degree graduate students

Description: Participation in a full-time summer internship associated with a construction-related entity. Includes weekly assignments and a final presentation designed to foster interactions between the intern and the business side of the entity. General topics include personnel and time management, structuring business plans, scheduling work, finance and budgets, marketing plans, contracts, risk analysis, and communication and leadership.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:SUMMER

Credit Hours:3

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CONE498
Special Projects

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Individual research on a selected technical, structural, materials or management problem in construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1-6

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