SRJC Course Outlines

9/23/2023 1:50:34 AMCONS 70 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

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Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 70Title:  PROJECT O & M  
Full Title:  Construction Project Organization and Management
Last Reviewed:10/8/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Organization and management of a construction project, including: overview of construction industry; contracts; general conditions; use of construction documents; bidding; bonds and insurance; planning for construction; record-keeping; pre-construction project organization; scheduling; construction operations; measurement and payment; changes and extra work; claims and disputes; labor relations; and project closeout.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Management of a construction project: contracts, communications, planning, organizing, scheduling and controlling a project. (Grade only).
(Grade Only)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Describe the project process cycle
2.  Write a simple contract
3.  Interpret construction documents, including contract gen. conditions
4.  Describe estimate contents and basis for bidding
5.  Research, interpret and prepare simple construction project schedule
6.  Document construction operations
7.  Prepare common construction reports/forms
8.  Define premise of liability in claims and disputes
9.  Provide examples of common dispute resolution options
10. Describe the role of construction manager in the project process

Topics and Scope
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1.  California construction industry.
2.  Construction project cycle
3.  General contracts.
4.  Understanding a contract.
5.  Construction contracts, including general conditions.
6.  Using construction documents.
7.  Specifications.
8.  Estimating and Bidding procedure.
9.  Different types of scheduling.
10. Project documentation and record keeping.
11. Project administration reports.
12. Safety.
13. Liability.
14. Claims and disputes.
15. Labor relations in construction.

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1.  Reading in text.
2.  Research reflected in oral and written form.
3.  Written response to reading assignments.
4.  Preparation of a paper on a related topic.
5.  Exercises related to topic areas.
6.  Preparation of project schedules.
7.  Preparation of typical project reports.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
25 - 50%
Written homework, Term papers, CONSTRUCTION REPORTS & FORMS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 35%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, PROJECT SCHEDULES
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Project Management in Construction, by Sidney M. Levy. 1992

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