2024-2025 Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

CMT 120 Codes and Inspections

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers building codes and the code inspections process used in the design and construction of residential and commercial buildings. Emphasis is placed on commercial, residential, and accessibility (ADA) building codes. Upon completion, students should understand the building code inspections process and apply building code principals and requirements to construction projects.

Course is typically offered in Fall and Summer.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
At the completion of the course, the students should be able to do the following:

  1. Interpret the minimum requirements of the IRC and IBC.
  2. Locate the code that applies to a given situation.
  3. Design stairs to meet code requirements.
  4. Determine egress requirements for a building.
  5. Estimate the spacing requirement for floor joist lengths and species.
  6. Calculate the required tributary area for supports.