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MASN 166 (3 credits)
Masonry Wall Systems
Different types of walls and their functions explained. Also
covered are different ways of tying walls together, flashing, weep
holes, grouting, reinforcement, and wall composition.
MASN 207 (5 credits)
Advanced Masonry Applications
Application of skills relative to masonry systems. Includes working
on the off-campus housing project. Techniques include firewall
construction, brick veneering, porch/ patio and step construction,
and proper preparation for varying weather conditions.
MASN 211 (2 credits)
Planning and Management
Organizing personnel and materials on a job site; planning and
coordinating the placement of equipment and materials; and
completing a job on time and within budget. Supervisory duties
and responsibilities are also covered.
MASN 216 (4 credits)
Blueprint Reading and Estimating
Basic skills to interpret residential construction drawings.
Emphasis on calculation of materials, labor, and equipment
necessary to complete selected projects. Proposals and closed
MASN 256 (4 credits)
Provides history, theory, and function of the fireplace. Students
design and construct a fireplace of their choice with emphasis on
proper terminology, workmanship, and various components of
MASN 261 (3 credits)
Provide the skills necessary to build various types of arches.
Terminology, different types, and various techniques used in the
construction of arches are taught.
MASN 266 (2 credits)
The basics of ceramic tile setting are covered. Emphasis is placed
on terminology, tools, safety, and proper layout.
MASN 271 (3 credits)
Footings and Foundations
Provides the opportunity to layout and construct a residential
concrete block foundation. Topics include blueprint interpretation,
materials estimating, installation of anchor bolts, partition
construction, and the use of the transit for site layout.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
MET 101 (3 credits)
An introductory course in the basics of instrument drawing,
lettering, geometric construction, and associated manual drafting
MET 106 (3 credits)
A study of orthographic projection and the creation of
engineering drawings with applications in sectioning and
auxiliary views. This course also includes isometric drawing and
practice in freehand sketching.
MET 111 (3 credits)
A study of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
dimensioning guidelines including geometric dimensioning
and tolerancing (GD&T) for the design and manufacture of
interchangeable mechanical parts. Prerequisites: MET 106, MET
116 (Both with final grade of C or higher or instructor permission)
MET 116 (3 credits)
Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)
An introduction to computer-aided drafting and its applications.
Students learn the fundamentals of using the computer operating
system and the CAD programs. These skills are affirmed with the
completion of a series of mechanical drawings.
MET 161 (3 credits)
A study of the industrial practices in the design and fabrication of
sheet-metal components, welded assemblies, and piping systems.
Prerequisite: MET 116 (With final grade of C or higher or
MET 166 (3 credits)
A study of power transmission fundamentals and design-related
computations. Design applications include sizing and/or selection
of belts, chains, gears, bearings, couplings, shafts, cams, linkages,
and electric motors.
MET 171 (3 credits)
The practical implementation of the mechanical design practices,
engineering standards, and computer-aided drafting techniques
as they relate to the design and fabrication of a manufactured
Prerequisites: MET 106, MET 116 (Both with final grade of C or
higher or instructor permission)
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