SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 11:47:54 PMCONS 250A Course Outline as of Fall 1999

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 250ATitle:  INTRO/UNIF BLD CODE  
Full Title:  Introduction to Uniform Building Code
Last Reviewed:3/17/2008

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled014 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CONS 395A

Catalog Description:
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Basic Uniform Building Code organization, requirements, and standards.  Introductory course for those interested in design, construction, or inspection.  Assists students to qualify for ICBO Certification. Review of provisions of the UBC.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
CONS 80A or CONS 270 (formerly CONS 370, CONS 82) with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Basic Uniform Building Code organization, requirements, and standards.  Introductory course for those interested in design, construction, or inspection.  Assists students to qualify for ICBO Certification.  Review of provisions of the UBC.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:CONS 80A or CONS 270 (formerly CONS 370, CONS 82) with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent.
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Interpret provision of the Uniform Building Code.
2.  Apply the requirements of the UBC to drawings.
3.  Apply provision of the UBC to inspection procedures.
4.  Describe organization of UBC.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Code organization and enforcement.
2.  Definitions.
3.  Office preparation.
4.  Site inspection.
5.  Concrete inspection.
6.  Masonry inspection.
7.  Steel inspection.
8.  Wood frame inspection.
9.  Detail inspection.
10. Fire inspection.
11. Existing building inspection.

Assignments:
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1.  Readings and exercises.
2.  Interpretation of Code provisions
3.  Interpretation of working drawings.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 50%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, DRAWING INTERPRETATIONS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
25 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams, EXERCISES
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Uniform Building Code - Latest Edition.

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