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MEPS Building Systems


Students will learn how mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural systems are integrated into a building, and learn the foundation of knowledge for each system. This course provides an overview to the understanding of building structural systems, presenting ideas through formal principles and hands-on exercises designed to uncover and expand on students’ visual and intuitive understanding of structural principles.

Credits 3 Credits
Prerequisites * SB105
Co-Requisites None.
Fulfills BDS-AT: Concentration Elective by Permission of ID Head, BID: Required
Fall, Spring


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email pce@the-bac.edu. For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email dmarch@the-bac.edu. If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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