Construction Technology Public Works (CTPW)

CTPW 111  Introduction to Public Works  (3.0 Units)  

Working knowledge of the aspects of Public Works organization and maintenance requirements of local government recommended. Introduction to techniques, materials and equipment used in Public Works maintenance and construction. Meets the standards of the American Public Works Association, Street Superintendents' Association and Inspectors' Association.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 112  Plan Reading for Public Works  (3.0 Units)  

Plan reading for the construction of water, sewers, storm drain, and sewage facility projects. Basic survey methods, symbols, mathematical conversions, and determination of slope and grade.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 113  Public Works Inspection  (3.0 Units)  

General public works inspection techniques. Includes Portland Cement and asphalt concretes, soils, base and subgrade, safety, contracts, and specifications. Responsibilities of the contractor, engineer, agency, and inspector.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 114  Public Works Administration  (3.0 Units)  

Introduction to the organizational concepts used by the Public Works Departments. Includes typical organizational and management concepts, political considerations, planning, budget management and public relations.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 115  State and Hwy Construction  (3.0 Units)  

Methods of estimating costs and construction for street construction and maintenance. Includes codes and ordinances, management and budget principles; equipment maintenance records and safety practices.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 116A  Water Distribution Systems I  (3.0 Units)  

Water distribution systems operation. Fundamentals of water production, quality, and system operation. Includes piping, services, pumps, reservoirs, mathematics, and basic hydraulics. Preparation for Grades I and II Water Distribution Operator Certification.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 117  Portland Cement Concrete  (3.0 Units)  

Portland Cement concrete design and uses. Covers transporting, placing, curing, and testing Portland Cement concrete. Applications and construction methods employed.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 118  Solid Waste Management  (3.0 Units)  

Methods used in collection of solid waste materials. Includes equipment, scheduling, and customer relations. Ultimate disposal of solid waste matter as well as projections concerning future collection and disposal operations. Special emphasis on municipal resource recovery, salvaging, and recycling.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

CTPW 119  Wastewater Operations  (3.0 Units)  

A comprehensive examination of wastewater operations, impact of waste contributions from home and industry, effects of wastewater treatment, water reclamation and by-product disposal.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only