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AGC 102 Introduction to Construction Math
 Credit Hours:  1 Effective Term: Fall 2010 SUN#: None AGEC: Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture Times for Credit: 1 Grading Option: A/F Cross-Listed:

Description: Development of arithmetic skills, conversions, and formulas common to construction job sites.

Prerequisites: Student must be sponsored by an AGC contractor to enroll.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Mathematical Behavior level) Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers with and without a calculator.
2. (Application level) Use a standard ruler and metric ruler to measure.
3. (Mathematical Behavior level) Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions.
4. (Mathematical Behavior level) Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals with and without a calculator.
5. (Comprehension level) Convert decimals to percents, and percents to decimals.
6. (Comprehension level) Convert fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions.
7. (Comprehension level) Explain the metric system and why it is important in the construction trade.
8. (Comprehension level) Identify and use metric units of length, weight, volume and temperature.
9. (Comprehension level) Identify some of the basic shapes used in the construction industry and apply basic geometry to measure them.
10. (Application level) Use math on the construction site.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Per National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Standards; URL: http://www.nccer.org/assessments.aspx:
1. Successfully complete Orientation to the Trade Module Examination #00102-00 with a score of at least 70%.
2. Complete written math observation report, per course's rubric.