SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 12:41:57 AMCONS 250A Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 250ATitle:  INTRO CALIF BLDG CODE  
Full Title:  Introduction to California 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 Scheduled017.5 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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California Building Code organization, requirements, and provisions.  Introductory course for those interested in design, construction, or inspection.  Assists students to qualify for ICC (International Code Commission) Certification. Review of provisions of the current building code.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CONS 60 ( or CONS 270 or CONS 370 or CONS 82) OR Course Completion of ARCH 56


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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California Building Code organization, requirements, and provisions.  Introductory course for those interested in design, construction, or inspection.  Assists students to qualify for ICC (International Code Commission) Certification. Review of provisions of the current building code.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CONS 60 ( or CONS 270 or CONS 370 or CONS 82) OR Course Completion of ARCH 56
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:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1.  Describe organization of the current building code.
2.  Research provisions of the current California Building Code.
3.  Identify and apply the requirements of the building code as shown on working drawings to determine code compliance.
4.  Identify and apply the requirements of the building code during the construction and inspection process to determine code compliance.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Code organization, enforcement and administration.
2.  Definitions.
3.  Building types and occupancy uses.
4.  Office preparation.
5.  Working drawing interpretation.
6.  Site inspection.
7.  Concrete inspection.
8.  Masonry inspection.
9.  Steel inspection.
10.  Wood frame inspection.
11.  Detail inspection.
12. Fire inspection.
13. Existing building inspection.
14. Egress systems inspection.
15.  Repeating students will utilize new California code provisions to accomplish course assignments and goals

Assignments:
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1.  Readings, about 30 pages per week.
2.  Problem solving assignments.
3.  Interpretation of Code provisions.
4.  Interpretation of working drawings.
5.  Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, Drawing interpretations.
6.  Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion.
7.  Repeating students will utilize new California code provisions to accomplish course assignments and goals.

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 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
50 - 75%
Homework problems, Drawing interpretations
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Problem solving
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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California Building Code -- Latest Edition.
Instructor prepared materials

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