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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Plan Review
Major: 5508
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 27
CIPS Code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

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

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all course listed within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Required Courses
 Credits: 27
+ARC161Residential Architecture Drafting3
+ARC163Commercial Architecture Drafting3
 BLT262Introduction International Residential Code (IRC)3
 BLT263Building Codes3
 CNS130Construction Drawing Foundation3
 CNS180Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment3
+CNS285Introduction to Residential Plan Review3
+CNS286Introduction to Commercial Plan Review3
+CNS282ACVolunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR 
+CNS290ACConstruction Internship (3) OR 
+CNS296WCCooperative Education (3) OR 
+CNS298ACSpecial Projects (3)3

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)