Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    May 30, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMGT 100 - Construction Methods and Materials

(R only) CE-R

Covers the characteristics, specifications, properties, terminology, and use of construction materials. The course emphasizes principles and methods for the selection and application or installation of materials and building components rather than development and production of materials. Laboratory experiences focus on the analysis, use, limitations, testing, and practical application of selected construction materials. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 002 , READ 120 . Three hours lecture/discussion, one hour laboratory each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods and materials used for both structural and non structural elements of a building.
  • Acquire and utilize the terminology applicable to construction methods and materials.
  • Recognize the sequence of components utilized in the construction of buildings.
  • Select the appropriate method or material to be used in a particular building system.
  • Research and present a topic relevant to a particular material or method in construction.
  • Acquire an appreciation of time management.

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