BCT 240: Commercial Print Reading

Credits 3
This course provides a print reading experience relating to commercial construction. The course covers the skills needed to interpret plans and specifications commonly included on prints for large commercial structures. Expanded topics include materials and methods, the roles of building-process participants, and project delivery methods. Included are types of construction, specifications, site work, structural steel construction, reinforced concrete construction, mechanical and electrical systems, and finish construction found on commercial projects. Students will become familiar with terms and symbols that are commonly used in commercial blueprints. (F)