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2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Building Design & Construction Essentials Certificate of Proficiency


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The Building Design & Construction Essentials Certificate will allow students to prepare for job opportunities working for residential design firms and builders, commercial architectural design firms and contractors; trade contractors and firms such as civil, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing; various other firms related to the design and construction of the built environment. It provides a pathway for those interested in continuing their undergraduate education in Architecture, Construction Management, Interior Design, Sustainability, and various disciplines relating to the built environment.

  • Admission Requirements: None 
  • Grade Requirements: Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 17 credit hours is required.
  • Program Code: 8081CP
  • CIPC: 150101

Advisement

Building Design & Construction students should meet with the program advisor for course and program advisement. Call 801-395-3427 for more information or to schedule an appointment. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Experience residential and commercial Building Design in all phases of the design-build process. (building planning, site design, structural design, thermal & moisture protection, Mechanical-Electrical-Plumbing system design, building science &; sustainability, and domestic architecture)
  • Apply the Design Process during concept development, construction document development, and contract completion using the latest 2D and 3D software. (plans, elevations, sections, details, renderings, specifications)
  • Identify best architectural business practices for project management, programming & due diligence, and contracts.
  • Understand Business Administration running a design firm (ethics, licensure, insurance, employment law, accounting, marketing)

Course Requirements for Building Design & Construction Essentials Certificate of Proficiency


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