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CSTN
CONSTRUCTION TRADES


CSTN 148 BLUEPRINT CODES AND ESTIMATING

CSTN 173 ARCHITECTUAL MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
        


Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

CSTN 148 BLUEPRINT CODES AND ESTIMATING
F 2 cr.
--This course will introduce blueprints and emphasize reading, scaling, analyzing and bidding from plans. Topics covered will include: line weights, styles and types; title block information, dimensions, structural shapes, auxiliary views, section views, detail prints, symbols, scaling, acronyms found in different industries, and other various blueprint information. Students will also be taught how to use plans to bid and price materials, visit the Fall Parade of Homes, and compare what's on the page to what really gets built.
Typically Taken - 1st Semester (Fall)

CSTN 173 ARCHITECTUAL MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
F 3 cr.
--Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the origins of materials and the extraction, properties, processing, and assemblies of the basic materials of construction. Thorough WORKING knowledge of materials can enhance a construction project and enlighten the client, designer, drafts-person  or end user. A complete understanding of materials, methods, techniques, sequences, and procedures can unify a design and create timeless, contemporary elements.

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