Course Description

Intro Bldg Materials & Estimat

A thorough introduction to the basics of platform framing and the major concepts of balloon construction, post and beam construction, and manufactured housing. Emphasis directed to understanding the advantages and limitations of contemporary building materials and methods and their impact on the construction industry. Laboratory experiences culminate with a take-off list of materials required for the proper construction of a residential structure. Enhanced residential house designs using “Chief Architect Level II” allows students to design their own home and generate working drawings and material lists. Prerequisite: RESC 106 or permission of instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester

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Bruce M. Revette
Wood Technology Building Administrator
(315) 684-6272
revettbm@morrisville.edu
Wood Technology Building, Room 101

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Admissions Requirements

 It is beneficial for students to have course work in art, drafting or computer–aided drawing.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on–campus interview is encouraged.