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ARC 132 CONSTRUCTION METHODS II

ARC 132 – Construction Methods II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ARC 132 Construction Methods II

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ARC 131

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is a continuation of ARC 131 and focuses on the details of buildings including windows, doors and specialty construction such as stairs. Also discussed are thermal and moisture protection, finishing and electrical and plumbing systems.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. explain the influence of building code requirements on building construction;
  2. describe wall systems in a building;
  3. describe floor systems in a building; and
  4. describe steel framing systems in a building.