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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Residential Building

Associate in Applied Science Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0167  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

This program prepares an individual to build single family structures and multiple housing buildings such as apartments and condominiums. A residential builder must have basic math skills, understand construction methods and techniques, and know the proper use of construction materials. They must also have significant knowledge of blueprint reading, estimating, code requirements, and small business administration and management.  Students will be prepared to obtain a Residential Builder's License or a Maintenance and Alteration Contractor's License.  This program also assists students in preparing for the Michigan Builder's License Exam which is administered by the National Assessment Institute and the State of Michigan.  This program does not lead to journeyman status.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Construction and Maintenance Technologies Department, West Campus Building, Room M103, telephone number (517) 483-1336.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  55 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

ARCH 271

Structural Theory

4

ARTS 102

Design & Communication

3

BLDT 100

Introduction to Construction

3

BLDT 103

Structural Blueprint Reading

4

BLDT 121

Residential Framing

4

BLDT 124

Remodeling, Shingling/Siding

4

BLDT 126

Interior Carpentry

4

BLDT 262

Builder's Business License

4

BLDT 277

Construction Cost Estimating

4

BLDT 281

MI Residential & Bldg Codes

3

MATH 114

Technical Math I

4

MATH 115

Technical Math II

4

OADM 275

Cultural Differences in Business

3

PHYS 120

The Art of Physics

4

WRIT 124

Technical Writing

3

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  6 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

0 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Mathematics Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Science Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

Writing Core Area (See Note 1)

0

 

CHOICE 2:  Building/Business Related

6 Credits

ACCG 100

Practical Accounting Non-Major

3

ARCH 278

Building Science

4

ARCH 283

Materials of Construction

4

BLDT 101

Basic Woodworking

2

BLDT 285

Residential Building Intern

2

BUSN 118

Introduction to Business

3

CIVL 120

Surveying

4

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

61

 

NOTE:

 

1.

Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for this Core area.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

I

II

III

IV

BLDT 100

ARTS 102

BLDT 126

ARCH 271

BLDT 103

BLDT 124

BLDT 277

BLDT 262

BLDT 121

MATH 115

OADM 275

BLDT 281

MATH 114

PHYS 120

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WRIT 124

 

 

 

                   

 

 



 
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