Building Construction

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

BUC 111 : Basic Construction Layout

This course provides students basic building layout skills. Topics include the builder’s level, transit and basic site layout techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to solve differential leveling problems, set up and operate the builder’s level and transit, build batter boards, and perform basic construction layout procedures.

Credits

3

BUC 112 : Construction Measurements and Calculations

NOTE:  There is an approved standardized plan-of-instruction for this course.

This course focuses on the mathematics and calculations used in building construction. Topics include direct and computed measurements and practical applications of mathematical formulas. Upon completion, students should be able to apply measurement and mathematical formulas used in building construction.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

As determined by college

Corequisites

As determined by college