2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 26, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Inspection Associate of Science

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The Construction Inspection Associate of Science program is designed to provide both the technical and the theoretical knowledge of construction. This includes understanding of the International Building Code (IBC) and the Residential Building Code (RBC), as well as inspection of concrete, plumbing systems, electrical systems, mechanical systems, and ability to read blueprints. Students will have knowledge of applicable building codes and be prepared to take professional certification exams in the IBC and RBC. These skills are required to secure employment as a corporate in-house inspector, or an agency, city, county or state building and safety inspector.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the locally adopted International Building Code and/or the Residential Building Code.
  • Apply inspection techniques required in the following areas: concrete inspection, plumbing inspection, mechanical inspection, electrical inspection, general building code inspection.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current construction materials and techniques for residential and commercial construction.

Total Units for the Major: 23

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: MATH 351 .

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