ACT-224: Construction Systems 2 (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Construction Systems 2
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Focuses on residential construction materials with reference to geographic location, cost, and proper installation techniques. Topics include reading and evaluating blueprints, and working with traditional hand and power tools. Also covers roof shingle selection and installation, proper insulation techniques, selection and installation of interior finishes, and finish carpentry skills. Lab activities examine roofing, drywall, insulation, door and window installation, and finish flooring. Course utilizes digital resources to research 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.