TCS 100 - Construction Blueprint Reading

Course Description

This course presents fundamentals in the understanding and use of basic construction drawings to determine methods and materials of light construction. Emphasis is placed on architectural symbols, use of scales, applied geometry and orthographic projection. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Develop the ability to read and thoroughly understand architectural plans for residential and light-commercial buildings. Obtain better understanding of residential and light-commercial construction practices. Develop an attitude of critical and orderly thinking in reading technical drawings. Understand the various types of reference sources and use them effectively. Prepare for advanced studies in architectural construction fields.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2