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CONSTRUCTION (CNST)

442-3 BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING. Development of 3-D building models for estimating, scheduling and construction planning. Use of technology for recording 3-D information to monitor construction. Prerequisite: CNST 353 or consent of instructor.

461-3 MATERIALS SAMPLING AND TESTING. Procedures and methods for developing and evaluating sampling and testing programs for construction. Individual projects required. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing.

462-3 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT. Types of construction equipment with methods for selection and evaluation of performance. Basic principles to determine size and energy requirements. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing or consent of instructor.

463-3 CONCRETE PROPERTIES. Concrete construction techniques are analyzed. Emphasis will be on how fundamental properties are used to make project decisions. Individual projects required. Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing.

464-3 PROJECT CONTROLS. Job inspection, quality assurance, quality control; time and motion studies, time lapse photographs, progress reports, records, employee relations. Prerequisites: CNST 341; senior standing, or consent of instructor.

501-4 PROJECT MANAGEMENT. (Same as CE 501) Application of technical principles to modern methods of construction, construction planning, scheduling by critical path method, contract documents, estimating and bidding, construction materials. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

510-3 PROGRAM MANAGEMENT OF LARGE PROJECTS. A study of the complexities involved in management of large construction projects. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

515-3 FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR LAND DEVELOPMENT. A study of the site selection process for land development projects, emphasizing the links between construction, government regulation, marketing, finance, and management. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

520-3 MANAGEMENT OF CONCRETE PROJECTS. A study of the management of concrete construction including a basic understanding of concrete properties, manufacture, quality control, site management, and safety. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

525-3 RISK MANAGEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION. A study of the sources of potential risks in the construction process and developing procedures and strategies for managing the risk. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

530-3 LEGAL ASPECTS OF CONSTRUCTION. A perspective on the legal problems and liability issues in the area of construction contracts, torts, and insurance. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

535-3 CASE STUDIES IN CONSTRUCTION. A review of current construction management issues; assessment of construction management failures, and current developments in construction safety. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

550-3 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN CONSTRUCTION. Independent study on an advanced topic of special interest in construction. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisites: graduate standing in the MBA program; consent of instructor.

552-3 PROJECT PLANNING STRATEGIES. Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling methods including deterministic and probabilistic methods. Schedule compression and Monte Carlo simulation techniques. The course involves the application of Primavera to scheduling. Prerequisite: CNST 501 or consent of instructor.

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