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Course Catalog: Building Construction

BC 0100-1003 0.5-3.0
Introductory level course designed to upgrade or develop specific skills relative to current or anticipated employment.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1019 9.0
*Building Construction I
A course in the exploration of the construction trades, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry and concrete. Basic theory and application includes blueprint reading, material estimations and construction layout practices. Emphasizing safety, measuring and construction materials. A house project is included.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1029 9.0
Building Construction II
A continuation of Building Construction I, with advanced studies and work in the plumbing, electrical, masonry and carpentry trades. Emphasis is in residential applications. The house project is continued.
Prerequisite: BC 1019

BC 1039 9.0
*Building Construction III
A study of basic theory and application of residential carpentry and concrete fundamentals. Processes include floor, wall and roof assembly as well as material estimations, basic concrete form design and cement mixtures and estimating is also included. A house project is included. Pre/corequisite: BC 1019

BC 1043 3.0
A study of basic theory and application of building construction fundamentals. Offered evenings only.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1049 9.0
Building Construction IV
A continuation of Building Construction III with advanced building construction fundamentals in finish carpentry, concrete, drywall and cabinet installation is included. Emphasizing residential application. Also included is the study of basic theory in commercial carpentry and construction welding with some application. The house project is continued.
Prerequisite: BC 1039 or instructor's consent.

BC 1093 3.0
Sht Mtl&Prv Bld Mn
A study of basic building, mechanical, and electrical maintenance. Includes applying patterned fabrication of sheet metal, soldering, and drawing simple patterns.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1103 3.0
Energy Efficient Building
A study of energy conservation practices used in new and existing structures.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1123 3.0
Frm&Home Shp Const
A course designed to provide a working knowledge of construction and to develop many different shop skills and executing a project.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1133 3.0
Home Maintenance
A study of basic theory and application in repairing, maintaining, and remodeling residential structures.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1143 3.0
Repair & Construction of Farm Mach Bldg
A study of basic theory and application of farm building construction and equipment repairs.
Prerequisite: None

BC 1153 3.0
Blprt Rdg/Arch Drw
A course in reading, drawing, and interpreting prints of the mechanical and electrical trades. Students must prepare a complete set of working drawings for a structure.
Prerequisite: None

BC 2701-2705 1.0-5.0
I.S.-Building Construction
A specialized program of study directly related to the department's area of expertise. The course is arranged between a faculty member and student and takes into consideration the needs, interests and background of the student.
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

BC 2711-2715 1.0-5.0
Spec Topics-Bldg Const
Courses are offered to accommodate special interests of students and/or faculty. Typically, the course will cover new material not currently contained in the curriculum at ECC.
Prerequisite: None

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