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PLBG 266 (2 credits)
Plumbing Service III: Servicing Hydronic Heating
CARP 161 (2 credits)
Stair Construction and Remodeling
Prerequisite: PLBG 116
CARP 166 (3 credits)
Roofing and Exterior Finishes
Heating service, including repair of hot water circulation problems,
combustion testing, oil burner, and gas burner repair, boiler cleanup, and system troubleshooting are covered.
PLBG 271 (2 credits)
Plumbing Installation VI
Includes hands-on experience and training in the installation
of plumbing fixtures, appliances, and the finished piping in a
permanent structure. Work is done on the housing project and
other appropriate projects around the campus.
Prerequisite: PLBG 211
RESIDENTIAL REMODELING TECHNOLOGY
RMDL 106 (3 credits)
Hand Tools and Power Tools
This course is a general introduction to the basic tools that are
used by a carpenter with an emphasis on safety, proper usage and
procedures, and various applications that are most commonly
used in the carpentry trades.
RMDL 111 (3 credits)
This course covers the wide range of building materials used in
carpentry, from the many different types of wood products used
to the newest technology of steel framing. Proper procedures for
estimating these building materials to the variety of fastening
methods are also covered. Building anatomy from the 1940s and
prior up to and including present is discussed.
CARP 116 (3 credits)
Building Site and Foundations
In this course, students learn how to set up and operate the
builder's level and level transit. Building layout and excavation
of residential construction is explained, with particular emphasis
on building stake-off. Types of footers, foundations, and concrete
forming is also explored.
CARP 182 (3 credits)
In this course, students learn how to read and dissect a set of
blueprints and become familiar with blueprint symbols and the
associations. Students also become very involved in drawing
various details from blueprints, such as plan views, elevation
views, and section views. This aids in understanding the
construction drawings and the many different scales used in
current architectural drafting designs.
CARP 156 (4 credits)
With a strong emphasis on platform framing, students examine
the proper methods of constructing subfloors, walls, and ceilings
in the framework of light construction.
Students learn the different types of stairways and all parts
pertaining to them. They also learn how to calculate, lay out, and
construct stairway stringers with their proper landings, risers,
treads, and railings.
The different types of roof systems and all the material members
that are involved in the different roof types are discussed. Students
learn theoretically how to calculate rafters to fit their proper
situations and practice laying out and cutting common and hip
rafters. In addition, students are introduced to various exterior
finishing with a focus on vinyl siding.
CARP 176 (2 credits)
Interior Trim and Finishes
Students are introduced to the different methods of interior
wall finish and trim work with focus on drywalls. Both thermal
and sound insulation are examined to gain an understanding
of insulation principles and common installation practices. For
interior trim, students practice hanging doors as well as learning
proper installation procedures for the large variety of interior trim
stock available today.
RMDL 205 (2 credits)
Remodeling Drafting and Design
This course covers the principles of drafting and design for
remodeling purposes. Particular emphasis be placed on
documenting the existing structure where it meets the new
construction, including kitchens, baths, utilities, and all
mechanicals. Create sketches and working drawings that follow
design constraints and a systematic renovation sequence.
Prerequisite: CARP 182
RMDL 210 (2 credits)
Demolition and Stabilization
This course covers the principles of proper techniques used for
demolition and stabilizing structures during the remodeling
process. It covers the safe use of tools and equipment and salvaging
existing materials for reuse. Prerequisite: CARP 156
RMDL 215 (2 credits)
Estimating and Scheduling
This course covers the principles of fundamental estimating and
scheduling skills. Microsoft Excel® is used to establish estimating
and scheduling procedures associated with a remodeling project.
Cross-disciplinary estimating and inspection processes that will
be necessary during the project are both addressed.
Prerequisites: CARP 111 and CIS 111
RMDL 220 (3 credits)
Remodeling Electro-Mechanical Systems
This course provides a general introduction to electro-mechanical
systems in a residential structure and how to modify these systems
during the renovation process. Students learn how to safely and
properly re-rout basic electrical, plumbing, and HVAC ducts that
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