David A. Cain, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Construction Management

Program Director :

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: TC 50 - Room: 119

480-461-7377 (alt)

928-310-4522 (mobile)

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Mesa Community College logo David A. Cain, Ph.D. Mesa Community College MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Program Director Construction Management/Trades and Architecture Residential Faculty | Applied Sciences and Technology Building TC-50 - Office #114 1833 West Southern Avenue, Mesa AZ 85202 Email: david.cain@mesacc.edu O:480-461-7377 M: 928-310-4522 F: 480-461-7309

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CON124 Plumbing: Pipes and Fittings 3.5 Credits

Introduces the various types of plumbing materials, pipe schedules and material properties, and applications of piping. Trainees will learn how to determine the appropriate types of fittings, valves, hangers, and supports needed for piping jobs. Trainees will learn to properly measure, cut, prep, and join piping. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33939
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
Tu
Th
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Ended

CON220 Statics Application for Construction 3 Credits

Emphasis on response of bodies to the action of forces. Elementary analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics. Focus on mastery of basic principles of trigonometry, application of vectors and forces, and moments, with analysis of basic structures and structural components, and statics application to construction. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32679
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
-
-

Class Ended

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
TC 1W1/23/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W2/6/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W2/20/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W3/5/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W3/19/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W4/2/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W4/16/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
TC 1W4/30/2024 Tu 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

CON223 Strength of Materials 3 Credits

Strength and application of materials of construction, including mechanics of beams, shafts, and bolted and welded connections under various loading conditions. Construction behavior of various materials externally and internally.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28187
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
-
-

Class Ended

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
SC 221/24/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 222/7/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 222/21/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 223/6/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 223/20/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 224/3/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 224/17/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM
SC 225/1/2024 We 4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28187 Students may contact instructor at: mozaffor.biswas@mesacc.edu

CON243 Heavy Construction Equipment, Methods, and Materials 3 Credits

Fundamentals of machine selection and production estimating, using computer-generated data to develop programs that speed the decision process or allow easy analysis of multiple options used in the heavy construction industry. Applications of engineering principles in analyzing economical approaches for heavy construction. Covers fleet operation, methods, maintenance, and programs for construction of dams, tunnels, roads, and excavations of buildings. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28497

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28497 Students may contact instructor at: mozaffor.biswas@mesacc.edu

CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors 3 Credits

Effective application of computers in support of construction management, administration, and technical aspects of the construction industry. Uses of the computer as a problem-solving tool, including multimedia software, information management, and spreadsheet applications in construction. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28658

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
We
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28658 Students may contact instructor at: jennifer.moyer@mesacc.edu

CON262 Introduction International Residential Code (IRC) 3 Credits

Covers International Residential Code for various trades, including building, mechanical, plumbing and electric, for one and two family residential construction. Preparation for voluntary certification (IRC building inspection). Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28198

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28198 Students may contact instructor at: david.cain@mesacc.edu

28659

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28659 Students may contact instructor at: david.cain@mesacc.edu

CON273 Electrical Construction Fundamentals 3 Credits

General knowledge of electrical work related to construction management, administration, and technical aspects of the construction industry. Covers circuits and machinery, power transmission, and electrical distribution with emphasis on secondary distribution systems as well as measurement and instrumentation, Ohm's Law, low voltage, high voltage, temporary power, generators, service, systems, circuits, motors, transformers, electrical installations, codes, cogeneration, energy conservation, estimating, safety and related blueprint readings. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28201

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28201 Students may contact instructor at: jeffrey.habel@mesacc.edu

28925

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28925 Students may contact instructor at: david.cain@mesacc.edu or jeffrey.habel@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

CON131 Electrical Systems 3.5 Credits

Electricity related to residential and light commercial applications, to include common electrical components, AC and DC circuits, and electrical safety. Provides an introduction to reading, interpreting, and creating wiring diagrams and the application of electrical power. Operation and use of specific meters, tools, and an introduction to National Electrical Code (NEC). Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29469
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
02/13/2024 - 05/03/2024
Tu
4:30 PM - 8:50 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Concurrent enrollment required in CON131, CON132, and CON133

Class 29469 Students may contact instructor at david.cain@mesacc.edu

CON251 Microcomputers for Constructors 3 Credits

Effective application of computers in support of construction management, administration, and technical aspects of the construction industry. Uses of the computer as a problem-solving tool, including multimedia software, information management, and spreadsheet applications in construction. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28197

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
01/22/2024 - 05/10/2024
Mo
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: jennifer.moyer@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

CON221 Applied Statics 3 Credits

Emphasis on response of bodies to the action of forces. Elementary analytical and practical approach to the principles and physical concepts of statics, focuses on mastery of basic principles of trigonometry, application of vectors and forces, and moments, with analysis of basic structures and structural components, trusses, shear and moment diagrams, centroids, and moments of inertia.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+, (MAT182 OR MAT187), and PHY111.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17141
Dobson Campus

Hybrid
Lecture
06/03/2024 - 07/31/2024
-
-

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Special Class Meeting Information
Location Start End Days Times
Live Online6/3/2024 7/29/2024 Mo 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
TC 1W6/5/2024 7/31/2024 We 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 17141 hybrid meetings are: Monday lecture (live online) dates ; 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22, 7/29 Wednesday lab (in person dates; 6/5,6/12,6/19,6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31

Students may contact instructor at: duran.thompson@mesacc.edu or david.cain@mesacc.edu

CON262 Introduction International Residential Code (IRC) 3 Credits

Covers International Residential Code for various trades, including building, mechanical, plumbing and electric, for one and two family residential construction. Preparation for voluntary certification (IRC building inspection). Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15413

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 08/01/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15413 Students may contact instructor at: david.cain@mesacc.edu

CON273 Electrical Construction Fundamentals 3 Credits

General knowledge of electrical work related to construction management, administration, and technical aspects of the construction industry. Covers circuits and machinery, power transmission, and electrical distribution with emphasis on secondary distribution systems as well as measurement and instrumentation, Ohm's Law, low voltage, high voltage, temporary power, generators, service, systems, circuits, motors, transformers, electrical installations, codes, cogeneration, energy conservation, estimating, safety and related blueprint readings. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15159

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 08/01/2024
TuTh
4:25 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

2 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15159 Students may contact instructor at: james.kitchell@mesacc.edu or david.cain@mesacc.edu.

Fall 2024

CON252 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3 Credits

Comprehensive study of construction methods, materials, codes, and equipment used in building construction. Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15456

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

5 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at david.cain@mesacc.edu

CON262 Introduction International Residential Code (IRC) 3 Credits

Covers International Residential Code for various trades, including building, mechanical, plumbing and electric, for one and two family residential construction. Preparation for voluntary certification (IRC building inspection). Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15025

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at david.cain@mesacc.edu

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