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. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Architectural Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: CAT 2431
To establish familiarity, perform basic lab experiments using common building materials, equipment, and methods to construct and deconstruct a structure.
Know the origin, development and expected use of common building materials for residential and commercial construction projects.
Understand terminology related to construction materials, methods, equipment, processes, and industry professionals.
Understand the relationship, functionally and contractually, between key entitites involved in the construction industry, including owners, designers, contractors, regulators, and material suppliers.