ACT 124 Construction Systems 1

Credit Hours: 
4.00
Course Description: 

Introduces residential construction materials and proper installation methods with reference to geographical location, cost, and material selection. Focuses on reading and working from blueprints, and working with traditional hand and power tools. Covers building layout procedures using the level and transit as well as foundation, floor, wall framing materials, and systems. Lab work includes small-scale concrete construction and rough frame construction of a wood frame house in a controlled environment. Utilizes software to research building materials and building codes.

Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None