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Building Materials

Credits: 2
Course Number: 10-614-213

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Course Description

10-614-213 BUILDING MATERIALS ...considers material properties, processes of manufacture, installation procedures and performance. Construction methods, building systems and products will be evaluated. Materials will be analyzed and classified based on the Construction Specifications Institute Master Format. (Prerequisite: Acceptance in Architectural Technology program or into the Fundamentals of Architecture certificate.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Outline construction material organization system.
  2. Analyze properties of concrete.
  3. Summarize masonry construction methods.
  4. Analyze masonry units.
  5. Analyze metal building materials.
  6. Analyze wood building materials.
  7. Analyze plastic building materials.
  8. Evaluate options for thermal protection.
  9. Evaluate options for moisture protection.
  10. Evaluate options for openings.
  11. Compare finish materials.

Class Details

Class Number:
Blended - 50%-99% Online
Spring 2024
Wendy Follett
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$332.60 *

Class Notes

  • This class consists of both in-person lecture and in-person lab activities with some work being completed online. In-person lectures should be attended on the day and time posted. Please check with your instructor for available in-person lab times.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
01/17/24 - 03/06/24 W
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Web Conference
01/17/24 - 03/06/24 Anytime
Green Bay Campus Room ET208

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost