ARCH132 Residential Building Codes

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Introduction to land use zoning and international residential building codes. Selected portions of the code will be discussed, with application to sample building plans. Prerequisite/concurrent: ARCH 124 or BCT 103. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

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31475 Web


From June 22 through August 29, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 31475
Instructor: Michelle D Mueller
Tuition: credit Fees: $20
Notes: Registration Start Guide:
For information, contact the department at 971-722-4163 (Office) or 971-722-4160 (Advisor).

Course details: CRN 31475

Course materials


No textbooks required

Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.


Please have access to a computer screen for this course content. A phone screen is not big enough. 

This class will use online access of the current Oregon Residential Specialty Code (ORSC) and current Portland Zoning Code (Title 33).  

If you must have a paper copy of the text, you may purchase the 2017 ORSC, but be forewarned that it is expensive! Portland's Title 33 is also available in print form, or you may download the chapters we will reference and print them at home.

Instructor comments:

This class will be entirely online and asynchronous.  Each week you will receive a reading assignment that is followed up by a quiz and a related discussion post, which must be completed by the week's end.

I will be available for by email or Google hangout for consultations and clarifications, as well as providing feedback to your work through the D2L Brightspace interface.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to