Academic Catalog

ARCH290 INTERNSHIP IN CONSTRUCTION

Course Code: 1200290
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 0(0-12)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. AL MURAT TANYER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 1200190
The course set above should be completed before taking ARCH290 INTERNSHIP IN CONSTRUCTION .

Course Content

,Aims:
In the Arch 290 Internship in Construction, students are expected to use the theoretical and practical knowledge of their first two years at the Department of Architecture of METU. Monitoring and actively participating the construction and manufacturing work at construction sites are the main aims of this internship.
Objectives:
By the end of this course, students are expected to:
Understand physical organization of construction sites
Understand how work is managed at construction sites
Understand several construction work and techniques
Course conduct:
Arch 190 - Introduction to Surveying and Construction Techniques is the prerequisite course of Arch 290- Internship in Construction. The summer practice can start after the final exam period of Spring Semesters. The duration of the internship is 36 working days. One week includes a maximum of 6 working days. Students are required to complete their internship all in once. Students are required to complete their internships at construction sites. With the consent of the Department, students may work at archaeological sites or restoration projects at a maximum of 12 work days. The rest (24 work days) needs to be completed at a construction site.
Deliverables:
Students are required to submit the reports which reflect their daily experiences. The report will be in a standard workbook format supplied by the department.
Submission Deadline:
The latest submission date is the last day of the add-drop registration week of the Fall semester following the Summer Practice.
Evaluation:
Reports submitted by the students will be evaluated by a committee which will be organized by the Head of the Department of the Architecture. Summer practices are graded by a committee on the basis of satisfactory (S) and unsatisfactory (U).