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Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings. Topics include drywall construction systems; light gauge metal framing; lath and plaster; brick, stone, concrete, and miscellaneous masonry; iron, steel, and miscellaneous metals and alloys; fireproofing; woods and plastics, including fiberglass-reinforced plastics; fasteners; thermal and moisture protection; damp proofing and waterproofing; doors, windows, glass, and glazing; finish ceilings; finish flooring, including tile and terrazzo; and paints, coatings, stains, primers, and sealers.

Note: Registering at least two weeks prior to the start of the course date is highly recommended. Popular classes fill up quickly and more specialized classes need sufficient enrollment.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • The ability to identify and compare building materials
  • Knowledge of building construction methods

Ideal for

  • Construction management personnel
  • Real estate developers and lenders

2 sections

  • Spring 2024

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Spring 2024
    • Date

      Jan 29 - Mar 11
    • Day

      Self-Paced
    • Time

      Self-Paced
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      N/A
    • Faculty

      TBA
    • Location

      Self-Paced
    • Section

      002
    • Semester

      Spring 2024
    • Date

      Mar 25 - May 6
    • Day

      Self-Paced
    • Time

      Self-Paced
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      N/A
    • Faculty

      TBA
    • Location

      Self-Paced
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    • Section

      3
    • Semester

      Fall 2023
    • Date

      Sep 5 - Oct 17
    • Day

      Self-Paced
    • Time

      Self-Paced
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      N/A
    • Faculty

      Ross, Michael
    • Location

      Self-Paced
    Tuition $737
    • Section

      4
    • Semester

      Fall 2023
    • Date

      Oct 23 - Dec 4
    • Day

      Self-Paced
    • Time

      Self-Paced
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      N/A
    • Faculty

      Ross, Michael
    • Location

      Self-Paced
    Tuition $737