Dec 09, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAD 116 - International and Regional Building Codes

Credits: 3
Students learn general and specific requirements of building codes, as applicable to the residential and commercial carpenter, contractor, homeowner, or builder. Covers energy codes, zoning laws, and environmental protection requirements.

Enrollment Requirement: CAD 101  or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Divide the codes books into sections relative to the questions being raised.
  2. Identify related codes contained in other sections.
  3. Confirm design requirements to industry standards.
  4. Define solutions to design issues based on written regulations.

Program Outcomes
  1. Solve problems by referencing Residential and International building codes applicable to the industry.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking -Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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