Building Construction (BCN)

BCN1210C  CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS  (4.00 Credits)

Introduction to construction materials covering the evaluation of construction materials, functional applications and code requirements in the use of wood, masonry, concrete, and steel framing, door, window and roofing assemblies, wall, floor and ceiling finishes.

Total Contact Hrs: 72.00
Lecture Hrs: 64.00
Lab Hrs: 8.00
BCN1251C  BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DRAWING I  (4.00 Credits)

This is the first in a two-course sequence of construction drawing courses. The first half of the semester will include a review of basic drafting techniques. The second half will be devoted to an in-depth study of residential construction working drawings and how they are prepared. AutoCAD will be used extensively as one of the tools for preparing drawings.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 48.00
BCN1272  BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PLANS INTERPRETATION  (2.00 Credits)

This course is designed to provide an overview of construction documents and to develop the student's ability to quickly interpret working drawings. Emphasis is on architectural and structural details with limited coverage on mechanical and electrical aspects.

Total Contact Hrs: 32.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
BCN1757C  CONSTRUCTION ACCOUNTING  (3.00 Credits)

A guide to construction accounting with step-by- step procedures for builders and contractors to establish and maintain a record keeping system.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 16.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: BCT1770 (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: BCT1770 (minimum grade: C)
BCN2253C  BUILDING CONSTRUCTION DRAWING  (4.00 Credits)

Principles and practices of 2-D computer aided drafting (CAD) employed in the construction industry and basic principles of surveying.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 48.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $8.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: BCN1210C (minimum grade: C) and BCN1272 (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Option 1 - Prerequisite: BCN1210C (minimum grade: C) and BCN1272 (minimum grade: C)
BCN2560  MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS  (3.00 Credits)

Fundamentals of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, equipment, Florida Building Code requirements, and coordinate construction work. Sustainability standards and their role in the construction process will be discussed.

Total Contact Hrs: 48.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
BCN2721C  CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT  (3.00 Credits)

A study of the techniques and skills needed to plan, manage, and oversee the processes involved in building construction industry. A computer applications software is used in the course.

Total Contact Hrs: 64.00
Lecture Hrs: 48.00
Lab Hrs: 16.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: BCT1770 (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: BCT1770 (minimum grade: C)