Building Inspection Technology (BIT)

BIT 010  California Building Codes Units: 4

This course covers California Building, Housing, and Disabled Access Codes used for construction, maintenance, and use of buildings and grounds within the State of California. It emphasizes an understanding and application of code sections and provisions and the relationships between building, housing, energy and disabled access codes.
Lecture Hours: 72         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BIT 020  California Mechanical Codes Units: 2

This course covers California Building and Mechanical Codes used for construction, maintenance, and use of buildings and grounds within the State. It emphasizes an understanding and application of code sections and provisions and the relationships between building and mechanical codes.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BIT 024  California Energy Codes Units: 3

This course covers California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings (Title 24, Part 6). Advisory: MATH-060 & ENG-070
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BIT 025  California Residential Codes Units: 3

This course covers information from the most updated version of the California Residential Code and compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas, and electrical requirements for one- and two-family dwellings up to three stories as mandated by the California Building Standards Commission. Topics under Title 24, Part 2.5 include Scope and Application, Administration, Definitions, Building Planning, Foundations, Floors, Wall Construction, Wall Covering, Roof-Ceiling Construction, Roof Assemblies, and Chimneys and Fireplaces. Advisory: MATH-060 & ENG-070
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BIT 026  Building II & Fire Codes Units: 3

This course involves building and fire codes used for construction, maintenance, and use of buildings and grounds in the State of California. It places an emphasis on understanding and application of code sections and provisions, and the relation between Fire and Building Codes. It addresses elements of codes in areas of special occupancies, grading, fire and building material standards, and building codes appendices as they apply to both building and fire applications.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BIT 030  California Plumbing Codes Units: 2

This course covers California Building and Plumbing Codes used for construction, maintenance, and use of buildings and grounds within the State. It emphasizes an understanding and application of code sections and provisions, and the relationships between building and plumbing codes.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BIT 040  California Electrical Codes Units: 2

This course covers California Electrical Codes used for construction, maintenance, and use of buildings and grounds within the State. It emphasizes an understanding and application of code sections and provisions, and the relationships between building and electrical codes.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070 and MATH-060
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None