Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5508
First Term: 2009 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 27
CIP Code: 15.1303

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 17-3011

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Plan Review prepares students who currently have knowledge of architecture, engineering, or related fields or who are currently working for governmental agencies in lower level, related, positions and are seeking jobs in public agencies/governmental or private companies who work in these capacities for the code compliance plan review field. The student gains the knowledge and develops skills necessary to review residential and commercial plans for code compliance.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
+ ARC161 Residential Architecture Drafting 3
+ ARC163 Commercial Architecture Drafting 3
BLT262 Introduction International Residential Code (IRC) 3
BLT263 Building Codes 3
CNS130 Computer Aided Design and Drafting 3
CNS180 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3
+ CNS285 Introduction to Residential Plan Review 3
+ CNS286 Introduction to Commercial Plan Review 3

+ CNS282AC Volunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR
+ CNS290AC Construction Internship (3) OR
+ CNS296WC Cooperative Education (3) OR
+ CNS298AC Special Projects (3) 3
Credits: 27

Program Competencies
1. Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for residential construction, using the board and the computer as tools (ARC161)
2. Compose architectural working drawings and specifications for commercial construction, using the board and the computer as tools. (ARC163)
3. Apply and practice safety principles and inspection processes in all types of building construction. (BLT262, BLT263)
4. Draw objects in various methods of documentation and design, using the computer and/or board. (CNS130)
5. Identify and describe common methods, materials, and equipment used in construction. (CNS180)
6. Use and apply building code standards in the plan review process of residential and commercial construction. (CNS285, CNS286)
7. Work as a member of a team, and apply concepts learned in other courses in an internship assignment in a public, private, and/or non-profit agency. (CNS282AC, CNS290AC, CNS296WC, CNS298AC)

MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 03-24-09

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.