This course demonstrates how to build a very functional home within a budget. Participants will be guided through the permit and construction process, preparation of a realistic budget and various contracting alternatives. They will also receive advice on the selection of trade contractors and will learn how to recognize and ensure that their house has a practical design. This course will be of interest to property owners and first-time house builders.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of BLDG 0001 for the Winter 2023 term.
Thu Jan 12 - Thu Feb 16 (6 weeks)
- 6 weeks
- CRN 17825
Class meeting times
|Jan 12 - Feb 16||Thu||18:45 - 21:45||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
***This is not a self-paced course.*** You will require a stable internet connection, a laptop or desktop computer for this course. You must also have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. Students will participate in weekly "Virtual Classroom" sessions, per the above class schedule. Important course information will be sent to registered students closer to course start date. Make sure your email address on your student account is correct and up to date.
Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to
- Better understand the planning and construction process.
- Recognize functional design.
- Be aware of the most common problem areas.
- Prepare a budget and schedule for a single family home.
Effective as of Fall 2003
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