FPT 107 - Introduction to the New York State Building Code
A course to acquaint the student with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Construction Code and supporting reference standards. Students will be presented an overview of the code and will be able to confidently research design and modification issues pertaining to new construction, new use, remodeling, renovations, alterations, and repairs to buildings using the current New York State Building Construction Code. Three class hours.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and understand sections of the International Building Code that apply to residential structures.
2. Research design and modification issues pertaining to construction, remodeling, renovations, alterations, and repairs, to residential structures.
3. Integrate building code requirements with residential design.
Course Offered Fall only