Course Description

For residential and commercial buildings; design and construction of building MEP systems; emphasis on basic terminology, equipment and installation procedures, management of the complete MEP process, code compliance, and quality control issues.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, a student will be able to:

  • Utilize the basic terminology related to Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) systems
  • Apply basic MEP design concepts
  • Analyze the required functions of MEP systems
  • Evaluate the overall requirements for installation of MEP systems
  • Recognize the management process for successfully incorporating MEP systems into a construction project


This course runs on an several week term. It is not self-paced, but follows a weekly schedule. Check section information for exact weekly term information.

Credit is awarded from LSU–Baton Rouge

Eligibility: Students enrolled in a degree program at the LSU Baton Rouge campus or in an LSU Online degree program are not eligible to take these courses through Online Distance Learning.

Online Format: eight week enrollment period; 7 modules 2 exams

Tuition and Fees

Special Requirements: a computer with reliable internet access, a webcam, and a headset or speakers, and a microphone.

You are also responsible for purchasing separately the required textbooks and any additional required materials for this course.

If you are interested in re-enrolling in a course that you have already taken through our program, please contact us before registering. If you have any questions about registration or payment, please contact our office.

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