CAT 1141 Architectural Blueprint Reading

Basic techniques for reading and interpreting construction plans and specifications, both residential and commercial. Includes all major building uses and types of construction as defined by the building code. One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: DEV 0035 OR MAT 0100 OR MAT 1130 OR MAT 1445 


  • Identify common building materials and demonstrate familiarity with Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) specification format.
  • Describe the underlying principles of the structure of different types of buildings.
  • Demonstrate proficiency reading and interpreting construction plans and specifications.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2