Heavy Construction And Millwork (MC311)
An introductory course in the basic design theory and construction techniques of small dam, road, and airstrip construction; the basic practices of timber management and the set-up, operation, and maintenance of portable sawmills, with emphasis on designs and techniques appropriate for the limited resources of developing countries.
A program of instruction in diesel engines, gasoline engines and drive trains, designed to equip the student to perform maintenance and repair on a variety of vehicles, machines, and power plants utilized on the mission field. The candidate will learn the various systems used in an automobile and become skilled in the repair and maintenance of those systems. He will learn to develop creativity in emergency breakdowns and routine repairs.
Community Planning And Management (MC422)
An introductory course in basic community planning in undeveloped areas. Topics include health and environmental considerations, the enhancement of traditional enterprise, and the development of new enterprise appropriate to local resources. Much of this course is devoted to the design, installation, and maintenance of water systems.
Building Construction (MC432)
A program of instruction in the basic design and constructions of residential and light commercial buildings with special emphasis on materials and techniques utilized in developing countries.