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Finishing Systems Lab
FINISH SYS LAB
CLASS CODE: CONST 212 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course will provide the opportunity for hands-on application using methods and materials discussed in CONST 210.
TAUGHT: Fall, Summer (even years)
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Installation methods for siding, roofing, doors, windows, stair railing, insulation, drywall, moldings, and floor coverings.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this course is to give the student a basic understanding of the design, materials, and methods of finishing systems used in the building construction industry. At the completion of the course the student will be able to:
1. Classify and describe the materials and fasteners used in conventional and modern interior and exterior finish of structures such as: roofs, doors, windows, insulation, wall and ceilings, trim, stairs and railings, decks and fences, siding and floor coverings.
2. Demonstrate competence in the safe use of simple hand and power tools used for the installation of common finishing systems.
3. Understand and apply the concepts of building finishes such as roofing, insulation, sheetrock, doors, windows, flooring, trim and railings. Demonstrate their proper application and use.
4. Summarize building codes and explain how they relate to finish systems. Apply finish to parts of a structure according to applicable codes, specifications and acceptable industry standards and practices.

The course will be beneficial to those students interested in entering the construction industry as carpenters or construction managers. This course will also assist those who desire to do some of their own carpentry and maintenance work.
REQUIREMENTS: Specified by instructor
PREREQUISITES: This course must be taken concurrently with CONST 210, Arch 100, Arch 102
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002