Dec 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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CM 2300 - Building Construction Methods II

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course discusses advanced building construction methods as a continuation of CM 2200 , Building Construction Methods I.  The primary focus of the course will be on the methods and materials of building interior finishes and are covered within the context of quality assurance and control, logistics, planning, regulatory requirements, and decision making.  Laboratories highlight teamwork and planning for tasks applied to common interior building finishes.  (prereq: CM 2200 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of interior construction methods
  • Identify and define the various types of doors and windows in a building
  • Identify and define the various types of interior finishes in a building
  • Understand the tools and methods used to construct interior finishes in a building
  • Understand the sequence of events on how to construct a commercial building
  • Develop a generic schedule of events on interior construction sequences

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Basic building construction methods

Course Topics
  • Wood products
  • Thermal insulation
  • Vapor barriers
  • Bonding agents, sealers and sealants
  • Bituminous materials
  • Roofing systems
  • Exterior doors and windows
  • Interior doors
  • Entrances and storefronts
  • Cladding systems
  • Drywall and paint
  • Interior walls, partitions and ceilings
  • Flooring systems
  • Acoustical materials
  • Finish carpentry, cabinetry
  • Interior finishes

Dr. Blake Wentz

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