Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Masonry Construction

Industrial Technologies

101 Jones Hall

319-398-4983

www.kirkwood.edu/industrialtech

Entry time

Fall

Award

Diploma

9 months (2 semesters)

Certification

OSHA Safety & Scaffolding

The Masonry Construction curriculum prepares students to enter the trade of bricklaying. Students are given a hands-on intensive introduction to the skills used by bricklayers. Classroom experience takes place between an internship with an instructor of the program and the masonry field experience at the end of the program. Internship is in-house, and Field Experience can be completed with the instructor or non-profit, if employers aren't ready.

Career opportunities: material supply firms, gateway to apprenticeship program, subcontractors, landscape firms, commercial, residential and industrial contractors and builders.

Degree Requirements

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester (Fall)

CON-930

Construction Heath and Safety Certificate

1

CON-932

Internship

3

IND-112

CPR/First Aid

1

MAS-215

Masonry Tools and Equipment

1

MAS-217

Masonry Lab I

7

MAT-715

Industrial Math I

3

 

 

16

Second Semester (Spring)

CON-116

Architectural Plans and Specs

2

CON-275

Stone Concepts

2

MAS-218

Masonry Tools and Equipment II

1

MAS-222

Masonry Lab II

9

MAS-920

Field Experience

3

 

 

17

Total program credit hours

33

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