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ETS 134. Introduction to Construction Technology

Credits: 3
Department: Environmental & Technological Studies
Description: Light and heavy structures, custom and factory construction. Residential construction procedures. Alternative and sustainable building practices to conserve energy and materials.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply the principles of building placement on land for solar, wind, and precipitation issues.
2. Evaluate foundation systems in order to select the most appropriate system.
3. Evaluate residential building systems from start to finish.
4. Evaluate moisture and thermal protection for housing.
5. Evaluate and select appropriate finish work in residential and commercial structures.
6. Accurately apply group and individual problem solving strategies.
7. Compare and contrast mechanical and electrical systems.

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