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
- 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.
- Completion of the final exam with a minimum score of 75%.
- 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.