Building Construction Science
ACC 2013. Principles of Financial Accounting (3)Three hours lecture. Financial accounting fundamentals including accounting cycle, accounting systems, cash flow, assets, liabilities, equity, and forms of business organizations. Honors section available.
ACC 2023 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)(Prerequisite: ACC 2013). Three hours lecture. Managerial accounting fundamentals including interpretation and use of management reports, cost behavior, cost accumulation, budgeting, financial statement analysis, responsibility organizations. Honors section available.
BCS 1013. Architecture Appreciation (3)Three hours lecture. Illustrated study of architecture's role in shaping the quality of man's environment. Architectural history, design theory, and process as it affects daily life. Intended for non-majors.
BCS 2116 Building Construction Studio I (6)(Prerequisite PH 1113, PH 1123) Six hours laboratory. Introduction to the construction process; general building materials, systems, and types of construction; architectural drawing and details; and the collaborative building professions.
BCS 2126 Building Construction Studio II (6)(Prerequisite BCS 2116) Six hours laboratory. Introduction to site assessment, development of design and construction of building envelope, and finish systems.
BCS 2713. Passive Building Systems (3)(Prerequisite: For architecture majors- ARC 1546 and PH 1123; or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Investigation of the morphological impacts of various environmental energies on building forms and systems. Included are light, climatic, structural, and ecological factors.
BCS 3116 Building Construction Studio III (6)(Prerequisite BCS 2126) Six hours laboratory. Introduction to principles of building costs and estimating; introduction to scheduling, sequencing, construction safety. Problems emphasize concepts of budget and construction management in building systems.
BCS 3126 Building Construction Studio IV (6)(Prerequisite BCS 3116) Six hours laboratory.
Development of principles of financing, cost estimating, scheduling and sequencing; introduction to digital design and fabrication. Problems emphasize applied knowledge of budget within construction management.
BCS 3213 Electrical Systems (3)(Prerequisite: BCS 3723) Three hours lecture. A detailed examination of the design and construction of building electrical systems.
BCS 3323 High Performance Construction (3)(Prerequisite: BCS 3116, BCS 3213) Three hours lecture. Advanced building fabrication and construction systems are explored through contemporary design and production techniques.
BCS 3713. Assemblages (3)(Prerequisites: ARC 2546 or BCS 2126 and ARC 2723). Two hours lecture and one field study. Fabrication and construction are explored in the relationship between nature of materials and methods of assembly.
BCS 3723. Active Building Systems (3)(Prerequisites: ARC 3536 and ARC 3566 and ARC 3713 or for non-architecture majors- ARC 2713 and BCS 2116 or consent of instructor). Three hours lecture. Concentrates on defining the mechanical and electrical (active) techniques available to architects for integrating thermal comfort and life safety into the built form.
BCS 3904. Structures I (4)(Prerequisite: MA 1613 and either ARC 2546 or BCS 2126). Three hours lecture. Three hours laboratory. Principles of statically determine structures and strength of materials relating to architectural construction. Wood is used as the primary construction material.
BCS 3914. Structures II (4)(Prerequisite: ARC 3904) Three hours lecture. Three hours laboratory. Design and analysis of structural elements as part of frames and other structural systems.
BCS 4116 Building Construction Studio V (6)(Prerequisite BCS 3126) Six hours laboratory.
Development of basic principles of project management, project delivery, contracts; construction site planning staging and implementation principals; introduction to construction financing and cash flow management.
BCS 4126 Building Construction Studio VI (6)(Prerequisite BCS 4116) Six hours laboratory.
Development of principles of project management, project delivery models, contracts; construction site planning staging and implementation principals; integration of construction financing and cash flow management.
BCS 4223 Professional Practice (3)(Prerequisite BCS 3126) Three hours lecture.
Construction ethics are reviewed in the broader context of architecture relative to social responsibility. Additional exploration includes professional ethics and emerging best practices.
BIS 3233 Management Information Systems (3)Three hours lecture. A survey of the components, functions, and processes of Information Systems as they relate to managing modern organization for increased efficiency and competitiveness.
CE 2213 Surveying I (3)(Prerequisite: Credit or enrollment in CE 1001 or Grade of C or better in ABE 2873 (ABE students only) ). Two hours lecture. Four hours field and problem work. Fundamentals of field measurements. Theory, selection, and use of surveying instruments; theories used in adjustment of surveys.
EC 2113. Principles Of Macroeconomics (3)(Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.) Three hours lecture. Introduction to macroeconomics: free enterprise principles, policies, institutions; national income, employment, output, inflation, money, credit, business cycles, and government finances.
EC 2123. Principles Of Microeconomics (3)(Prerequisite: EC 2113 and Sophomore standing.) Three hours lecture. Introduction to microeconomics: emphasizes American industrial structure, demand and supply, pricing and output, income distribution, factor pricing, international trade.
EN 1103. English Composition I (3)(Prerequisite: A score of 19 or above on the English section of the ACT or EN 1003). Three hours lecture. A study of logical and rhetorical principles and organizational strategies that contribute to effective writing. Honors section available.
EN 1113. English Composition II (3)(Prerequisite: EN 1103, 1163, or 1183). Three hours lecture. An expanded study of and practice in stylistics, logic, and research as contributions to analytical writing.
FIN 3203 Financial Statement Analysis (3)(Prerequisite: ACC 2023). Three hours lecture. For non-accounting majors. A study of financial statements from an external users perspective; an analysis of statements for purposes of determining loan and investment potential. (Same as ACC 3203 )
MA 1313. College Algebra (3)(Students with credit in MA 1713 will not receive credit for this course; Prerequisite: ACT math subscore 20, or grade of C or better in MA 0103).Two hour lecture. Two hours laboratory. Review of fundamentals; linear and quadratic equations; inequalities; functions; simultaneous equations; topics in the theory of equations.
MA 1613. Calculus for Bus & Life Sciences I (3)(Prerequisite: ACT Math subscore 24, or grade of C or better in MA 1313). Three hours lecture. Algebraic and some transcendental functions, solutions of systems of linear equations, limits, continuity, derivatives, applications.
PH 1113. General Physics I (3)(Prerequisites: MA 1313 and MA 1323 or registration in MA 1713). Two hours lecture, one hour drill, two hours laboratory. Noncalculus-based study of the fundamental laws of mechanics, fluids, and relativity.
PH 1123. General Physics II (3)(Prerequisite: PH 1113). Two hours lecture, one hour drill, two hours laboratory. Noncalculus-based study of thermal physics, waves, sound, and light.
PHI 3013. Business Ethics (3)Three hours lecture. A philosophical exploration of how to recognize, analyze, and implement ethical decisions within the multivalued contexts of the various fields of business.
ST 2113 Intro to Statistics (3)(Prerequisite:ACT Math subscore 24 or a grade of C or better in MA 1313).Three hours lecture. Introduction to statistical techniques; descriptive statistics, random variables, probability distributions, estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and measures of association. Computer instruction for statistical analysis.(Same as MA 2113).