Engineering

College of Engineering

About the Program

The Construction Management program prepares men and women for management and supervisory professions in the world of construction. This program focuses on field operations, estimating, and project management processes as they relate to the built environment.

Construction Management Degree Guide

Construction Management Course List and Course Descriptions

Construction Management Program Flow Chart

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General Education Requirements (17 units)

COM113 Oral Communications

COM113 Oral Communications

This course is designed to introduce the process of public communication and to help develop and refine the skills of oral communication. (3 units; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 COM113-A A Pate, John R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center
B259
Fall 2014 COM113-B B Murray, Donald R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
190
Fall 2014 COM113-C C Boes, Cynthia D. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
171
Fall 2014 COM113-D D Boes, Cynthia D. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
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Fall 2014 COM113-E E Vennemann, Darlene Sue 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex
171
Fall 2014 COM113-F F Murray, Donald R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM James Complex
166
Fall 2014 COM113-G G Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 COM113-H H Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 COM113-I I Murray, Donald R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
190
Fall 2014 COM113-J J Rowland, William F 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2014 COM113-K K Sanicola, Angela Marie 09/02/2014 Monday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM James Complex
181
Fall 2014 COM113-L L Vennemann, Darlene Sue 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
189
Fall 2014 COM113-M M Rowland, William F 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2014 COM113-N N Rowland, William F 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM James Complex
376
Fall 2014 COM113-O O Vennemann, Darlene Sue 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex
171
Fall 2014 COM113-P P Boes, Cynthia D. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM James Complex
245
Fall 2014 COM113-Q Q Marse, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM The Village at CBU
300
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CIS270 Business IT Application

CIS270 Business IT Application

This course will develop essential math and computer skills necessary to support the student's integration into the business program. Students will be introduced to the Microsoft Office suite application packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. In addition, they will reinforce essential math skills that support upper division requirements and integrate with computer software applications. Students will be expected to demonstrate integration of the math and software skills by the end of the course. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or STA 144. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CIS270-B B STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Yeager Center
B113
Fall 2014 CIS270-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
B113
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MAT115 Intermediate Algebra

MAT115 Intermediate Algebra

This course satisfies the math competency for the general education requirements. It will include instruction in the following areas; roots and radicals, quadratic equations and inequalities, graphing relations and functions, systems of equations and inequalities, and matrices and determinants. Prerequisite: MAT 095 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MAT115-D D Farnham, Paul T. 09/02/2014 Array Array - Array Online
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Fall 2014 MAT115-C C Willett, Robert James 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex
245
Fall 2014 MAT115-E E Ly, Dominie T. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Sch Business Building
106
Fall 2014 MAT115-F F Ly, Dominie T. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
Fall 2014 MAT115-G G Ly, Dominie T. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Yeager Center
B251
Fall 2014 MAT115-H H Osborne, Yolanda H. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM James Complex
191
Fall 2014 MAT115-I I Osborne, Yolanda H. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex
191
Fall 2014 MAT115-J J Osborne, Yolanda H. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
191
Fall 2014 MAT115-K K Majcherek, Daniel J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
253
Fall 2014 MAT115-L L Majcherek, Daniel J. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Sch Business Building
253
Fall 2014 MAT115-A A Kish, Stephan C 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
183
Fall 2014 MAT115-B B Kish, Stephan C 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM James Complex
183
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SCI303 Science and Faith

SCI303 Science and Faith

A study of the various different models of integrating science and religion. A study of the history and recent developments, philosophies, and concepts in both science and theology. Focus is placed in particular on Christian world views. Prerequisites: previous coursework in Science and Christian Studies. (3 units; Interdisciplinary)

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SCI303L Science and Faith Lab

SCI303L Science and Faith Lab

A laboratory experience designed to enhance the specific scientific discoveries discussed in lecture. Pre- or Co-requisite: SCI 303. (1 unit)

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Lower Division Core Courses (45 units)

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

ACC250 Principles of Accounting I

An introduction to financial accounting, involving its basic structure, the accounting cycles for service and merchandising enterprises, assets, liabilities, and accounting systems. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 ACC250-B B Schwandt, Brittany Nicole 09/02/2014 Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sch Business Building
250
Fall 2014 ACC250-C C Nelson, Karin H. 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
106
Fall 2014 ACC250-D D Nelson, Karin H. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
253
Fall 2014 ACC250-A A Giles, Brizset Adriana 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Sch Business Building
252
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BUS218 Macroeconomics

BUS218 Macroeconomics

This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS218-B B Namvar, Bob 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS218-A A Namvar, Bob 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
251
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BUS237 Management Based on Bibl Prin

BUS237 Management Based on Bibl Prin

In this course students learn to identify and apply effective management and leadership behaviors based on principles found in the Bible. This course will equip each student with skills in making biblically-informed choices in realistic business scenarios. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS237-D D Strombeck, Stephen 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS237-A A Miller, Gary A. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall
127
Fall 2014 BUS237-B B Lainson, Douglas L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2014 BUS237-C C Miller, Gary A. 09/02/2014 Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Sch Business Building
251
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CON205 Plan Reading and Estimating

CON205 Plan Reading and Estimating

Plan Reading & Estimating introduces student an overview of the estimating process and the terminologies involved in the industry through quantitative take-off and survey of materials and productivity standards for construction projects. Prerequisite: CON102. (3 units; Fall)

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EGR102 Introduction Engineering Design

EGR102 Introduction Engineering Design

Introduction to fundamental techniques used in engineering design and analysis. Different models of the design process will be examined. A collaborative team oriented design project will be undertaken. (4 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

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EGR122 Visualization Languages I

EGR122 Visualization Languages I

Engineering is a discipline which requires the effective communication of visual information as part of persuasion or education. Excel (beginning and advanced techniques), and a CAD program will be covered to assist in that process for a real current engineering problem of interest. For example this might include the utilization of solar power in Riverside County to address energy consumption concerns. This course lays the foundation for future courses which have elements of data and information presentation. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EGR122-C C Si, Xiuhua 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
Fall 2014 EGR122-A A Si, Xiuhua 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
Fall 2014 EGR122-B B Abdelmessih, Amanie N. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
Fall 2014 EGR122-D D Si, Xiuhua 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
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EGR182 Intro Math Engineering Applicatn

EGR182 Intro Math Engineering Applicatn

This course will provide an overview of the salient math topics most heavily used in the core sophomore-level engineering courses. These include algebraic manipulation of engineering equations, trigonometry, vectors and complex numbers, sinusoids and harmonic signals, systems of equations and matrices, within the context of an engineering application, and reinforce through extensive examples of their use in the core engineering courses. Students may only earn credit for either EGR 182 or EGR 182L. Prerequisite: MAT 115. (4 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EGR182-H H Zhang, Jun 09/02/2014 Wednesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engr Building 3739 Adams
110D
Fall 2014 EGR182-J J Anklam, Mark R. 09/02/2014 Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
211Q
Fall 2014 EGR182-I I Anklam, Mark R. 09/02/2014 Monday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
211Q
Fall 2014 EGR182-G G Zhang, Jun 09/02/2014 Friday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engr Building 3739 Adams
110D
Fall 2014 EGR182-B B Zhou, Ziliang 09/02/2014 Wednesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
Fall 2014 EGR182-D D Ni, Liya 09/02/2014 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
Fall 2014 EGR182-A A Zhou, Ziliang 09/02/2014 Monday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
Fall 2014 EGR182-C C Ni, Liya 09/02/2014 Monday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
100J
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EGR241 Statics

EGR241 Statics

Study of forces, moments, free-body diagrams, friction, equilibrium, first and second moments of lines, centers of pressure, mass and gravity, and moments of inertia. Prerequisites: EGR 182 or MAT 245. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EGR241-C C Clark, Daniel Eugene 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
110D
Fall 2014 EGR241-A A Marshall, Thomas H. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engr Building 3739 Adams
110D
Fall 2014 EGR241-B B Rickard, Matthew J. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engr Building 3739 Adams
110D
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EGR242 Strength of Materials

EGR242 Strength of Materials

Introduction of stress and strain, stress transformations, analysis of stresses, strain, and deflections in axial members, beams, and torsional shafts. Analysis of pressure vessels. Prerequisites: EGR 241 and either EGR 182 or MAT 245. (3 units; Spring)

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EGR251 Surveying

EGR251 Surveying

A study of the science and art of relative spatial measurements for engineering purposes. Special emphasis is placed on the theory of errors, use of modern surveying instruments, and field practice in transit-tape traversing, leveling and route surveying. In addition, engineering graphing techniques and software are introduced. (4 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 EGR251-B B Pontius, Frederick W. 09/02/2014 Saturday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park
B8
Fall 2014 EGR251-A A Pontius, Frederick W. 09/02/2014 Friday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Adams Business Park
B8
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EGR254 Materials Engineering

EGR254 Materials Engineering

Study of the mechanical and physical properties of construction materials. Introduction to concrete mix design. Laboratory experiments include themeasurement of strains usingmechanical gauges and electrical resistance strain gauges; behavior and failure to ductile and brittle materials subjected to axial or bending forces; introduction to creep, impact and stability of columns.A design project is required, as well as written reports. (3 units; Spring)

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MAT135 Pre-Calculus

MAT135 Pre-Calculus

This course is designed to prepare a student for Calculus I. It will include instruction in the following areas: Review of systems of equations and inequalities, functions and their graphs, sequences, induction, counting, probability, trigonometry, analytical geometry, and pre-calculus material. Prerequisite: MAT 115 or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 MAT135-D D Sill, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM The Village at CBU
400B
Fall 2014 MAT135-B B Sill, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center
B110
Fall 2014 MAT135-C C Sill, Michael 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM The Village at CBU
400B
Fall 2014 MAT135-A A Pankowski, Franciszek 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex
166
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Upper Division Core Courses (36 units)

BUS315 Business Statistics

BUS315 Business Statistics

This course includes the assembling and presentation of statistical data, probability distributions, sampling techniques, and statistical analysis. A project with practical problem solving is required. Prerequisites: CIS 270 and MAT 115, 123 or higher, or STA 144. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS315-C C Lainson, Douglas L. 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Sch Business Building
104
Fall 2014 BUS315-B B Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Sch Business Building
209
Fall 2014 BUS315-A A Donaldson, Darla R. 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Sch Business Building
209
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BUS357 Small Business Management

BUS357 Small Business Management

This is a practice-oriented course covering major facets of small business with special focus on starting, financing, marketing, operating, and leading the people in a small business. Special emphasis is given to entrepreneurship and small business development. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS357-A A Herrity, Andrew C. 09/02/2014 Thursday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sch Business Building
125
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BUS358 Business Law

BUS358 Business Law

This course covers the law of sales, employment, contracts, negotiable instruments, agency and partnerships, corporations, insurance, real and personal property, estates, and bankruptcy. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 BUS358-A A Bishop, Jim 09/02/2014 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM James Complex
166
Fall 2014 BUS358-B B Bishop, Jim 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Sch Business Building
104
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BUS475 Project & Team Management

BUS475 Project & Team Management

This course focuses both on general management theory and specific project and team practices useful in the rapidly shifting environment of technology. Particular emphasis is given to the range of diverse techniques required to meet the challenges of managing teams to the successful completion of technology projects in the contemporary workplace. A comprehensive project will be completed in a group setting using Project Management theory and techniques. (3 units; Fall odd years)

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CON310 Construction Materials & Methods

CON310 Construction Materials & Methods

This course explores information about construction materials and methods. The following concepts are presented in this course: (a) site investigation; (b) construction materials characteristics and costs; (c) construction methods; (d) equipment types and uses; and (e) equipment production rates and cost. Prerequisite: CON205. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CON310-A A Prigge V, Diedrich 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Adams Business Park
C34B
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CON320 Construction Building Codes

CON320 Construction Building Codes

Construction Building Codes introduces students to an in-depth study of national, state, and local building laws and regulations applicable to specification and performance in building construction standards. Prerequisite: EGR242 (3 units; Fall)

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CON330 Construction Law & Safety

CON330 Construction Law & Safety

Construction Law & Safety introduces students to construction law, safety and health conditions as they relate to workers, supervisors, inspectors, and the public. Prerequisite: CON205. (3 units; Spring)

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CON340 Building Structures

CON340 Building Structures

Building Structures introduces students to the types and nature of structural systems including material basics as it relates to: wood, steel and concrete. Prerequiste: CON310. (3 units; Spring)

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CON350 Project Delivery & Contracts

CON350 Project Delivery & Contracts

This course covers construction ethics and introduces students to the various aspects of construction contracts and documentation procedures. Prerequisite: Junior status. (3 units; Spring)

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CON410 Mechanical Systems for Buildings

CON410 Mechanical Systems for Buildings

Mechanical Systems for Buildings introduces students to the fundamentals of mechanical systems contained in and necessary for the construction, operation, and maintenance of commercial buildings. Systems of primary concern will be climate control, air quality, ventilation, water supply, waste, electrical, fire protection and sustainable initiatives. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CON410-A A Prigge V, Diedrich 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Adams Business Park
C34B
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CON430 Advanced Estimating

CON430 Advanced Estimating

Advanced Estimating relates to construction project cost from the conceptual phase to full implementation. The course canvases the entire estimating sequence and introduce students to computer estimating software. Prerequisites: CON205 and Senior status. (3 units; Spring)

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CON460 Constrctn Planning & Scheduling

CON460 Constrctn Planning & Scheduling

Construction Planning and Scheduling introduces students to theory and application of construction scheduling to control the acquisition, movement, storage, utilization of workers, material, and equipment with emphasis given to the Critical Path Method (CPM). Prerequisites: CON330 and CON430. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2014 CON460-A A Prigge V, Diedrich 09/02/2014 Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Adams Business Park
C34B
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CON490 Computer Based Capstone Design

CON490 Computer Based Capstone Design

This course explores professional practice as a constructor, requiring and understanding of the working and contractual relationship among all participants in any project process. Students will be required to participate in a "real" construction situation involving all aspects of managing a project; from initial planning to completion, including budgets, estimating, scheduling, financing and creating contracts and other construction forms as necessary. Case studies will be utilized to develop critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: CON430. Co-Requisite: CON460. (3 units; Spring)

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