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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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CON 303 - Building Science II

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2019

1 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 15
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
Students will be expanding on Building Science I, utilizing hands on activities to explore the effects of mold, volatile organic compounds, radon, healthy home design, renewable energy, and building failures.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: None

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss the effects of mold, voc’s, house as a system, and radon in the American home.
    •  Identify and recommend ventilation solutions.
  • Discuss the design of a healthy and sustainable home.
    • Differentiate different sources of renewable energy.
  • Distinguish renewable energy.
    • Set standards and procedures that ensure healthy home performance. 
  • Identify patterns of building failures and how to prevent them.
    • Describe how a house performs as a system.

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