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Specifications
SPECS
CLASS CODE: ARCH 270 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This is a Sophomore level comprehensive course for teaching specifications writing and project manual preparation. Subjects covered will be the CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) format for producing construction specifications. Topics covered will be from the Manual of Practice such as the MasterFormat, SectionFormat, PageFormat and the CSI/CSC Uniformat. The class meets for (3) three hours each week. A variety of instructional techniques will be utilized, including: lecture, power point presentations, discussions, team or study groups demonstrations.
DESCRIPTION: This course will give the student experience and familiarity with the written portion of the construction documents known as the Project Manual and allow for greater communication in the construction industry. This course will prepare students for the Construction Document Technician Examination given by the Construction Specifications Institute.
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PREREQUISITES: Arch 100
Arch 102
Sophomore Status
OTHER: Text
Manual of Practice, by Construction Specifications Institute
Workbook - ARCH 270, by Garth Jensen, BYU - Idaho 2004
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003