BCV0004 Construction Building Science and Methods

Students are introduced to building science, materials and methods for today's facilities. Emerging technologies, materials and processes that impact the operation and maintenance of facilities will be explored. Students will gain an understanding of sustainability, sustainable building design and its relationship between health, energy efficiency and its economic benefits. Sustainable materials, practices and processes and renewable energy sources related to the built environment will be highlighted. Students will become familiar with legal constraints, the permitting process and gain a basic understanding of building codes. Standard practices and acceptable techniques will be emphasized. The course includes both online learning and on-campus experiences. Students must have access to a computer and the internet.

Terms Typically Offered:Fall, Spring

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.