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ARCH 3152. Materials and Methods. 4 Credit Hours.

Introduction to construction materials, fundamentals of building construction, methods of assembling building systems in an integrated manner, and costing. Introduces specific regulatory issues dealing with zoning regulations, building codes, and barrier-free access requirements within the context of contemporary building techniques. Methods of construction in wood, masonry, concrete, and steel are described in detail and issues of enclosure, roofing, insulation, and finishes are presented. The course carries technical drawing requirements.

Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors: Architecture, Architecture Undeclared, Facilities Management, Architectural Preservation, Historic Preservation.

Repeatability: This course may not be repeated for additional credits.

Pre-requisites:
(ARCH 2151|Minimum Grade of C-|May not be taken concurrently
OR AR51 Y|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (MATH 1031|Minimum Grade of C-|May not be taken concurrently)
AND (PHYS 1021|Minimum Grade of C-|May not be taken concurrently)