2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CONST 160 Means and Methods I (5 credits)

Prerequisite CONST 101  and CONST 140  with a grade of 2.0 or better.

Course Description
The technical aspects of construction systems, including the procedures and methods for masonry, steel, wood, and concrete construction. Recent trends in construction materials are also covered.

Student Outcomes
1. Articulate assembly methods for construction materials, including masonry, steel, wood, and concrete.
2. Outline procedures for the use of various materials in the construction process.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of current developments in construction methods and materials.
4. Interpret construction materials and methods terminology.
5. Outline the LEED standards criteria and basics of sustainable building methods.

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