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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 102 Construction Technologies

4 credits
This course covers residential and commercial construction methods, techniques, terminology, materials, codes, and permits. The study of wood framing systems, foundation systems, stair design, and roof systems. Includes various concrete construction building systems, and steel frame building systems are investigated and presented.

Prerequisites: ARCH 101 , ARCH 105 , CADE 131 , and CADE 132  

Corequisites: ARCH 107  and ARCH 131 

Quarters Offered: Cohort 1: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and explain framing systems, foundation systems, and roof systems
  • Research common construction systems of commercial buildings
  • Define terminology as it relates to building construction
  • Identify construction materials commonly used in building construction
  • Participate in a team to research and present on commercial building systems
  • Design stair system