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CAT 1201 Construction Methods & Materials

Construction methods of materials for both residential and commercial structures. Emphasis on processes and techniques. Understanding of blueprint reading of architectural and civil drawings. Hands-on exercises of residential and commercial applications. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Read and interpret architectural blueprints.
  • Compare methods of construction used in buildings.
  • Know the origin, development and use of common building materials.
  • Identify the people involved in the construction industry.
  • Fulfill requirements for OSHA 10 hour card.
  • Define the terminology related to the building construction industry.
  • Work effectively in teams to complete hands-on lab activities.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3