ACT-124: Construction Systems 1 (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Construction Systems 1
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
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.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details
  1. Provide, in writing, a request to the department indicating the proposed rationale for requesting credit and describing (via portfolio) the type of college level learning upon which the request is based.
  2. Completion of the final exam with a minimum score of 75%.
  3. Schedule an interview with the appropriate instructor(s) to discuss the request and exam.

Upon review of the request, portfolio, and documentation, the department will make a determination whether credit will be granted.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Summer 2014 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.