Tompkins Cortland Community College

CONT107 - Construction Materials

This is a first semester course designed primarily for Construction and Environmental Technology students. It is intended to develop familiarity with and an understanding of the properties of basic construction materials including concrete, steel, wood, aggregates, and masonry and to explore environmental regulations, alternative construction methods, and sustainability in the construction industry. Course content will be presented through lecture, class discussion, demonstrations, and field trips. Prerequisites: Prior completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 095 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.