Catalog 2020-2021 
    Jul 18, 2024  
Catalog 2020-2021 [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 ARCH 111 , and ARCH 112  

Corequisites: ARCH 107  and ARCH 131  

Course Outcomes
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

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • read architectural prints and solve common architectural problems
  • employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving

Total Hours: 60 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 20 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 40