SRJC Course Outlines

12/4/2020 12:45:49 PMCONS 72 Course Outline as of Summer 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 72Title:  CONST ESTIMATING  
Full Title:  Construction Estimating
Last Reviewed:5/8/1998

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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An introduction to quantity surveying techniques and practices related to residential construction, including: earthwork and sitework; board and lineal measurements; footings and sub-surface construction; concrete (formwork and reinforcing); floor assemblies; interior and exterior wall members and materials; roof members and materials; and common sources of errors. May include computer program applications.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CONS 80A OR Course Completion of CONS 60 ( or CONS 270 or CONS 370 or CONS 82)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to quantity surveying techniques for determining materials to be used in building construction.  Common building systems and materials.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CONS 80A OR Course Completion of CONS 60 ( or CONS 270 or CONS 370 or CONS 82)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course the student will be expected to:
1.  Be able to complete a quantity survey of a residential construction
project using correct documentation procedures with accurate
results.
2.  Be able to do material take-offs for common building materials.
3.  Describe the role of quantity surveying in the construction project
cycle.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Construction project development, and use of drawings and specs.
2.  Earthwork and sitework.
3.  Wood in construction - Board and lineal measurements.
4.  Footings and sub-surface construction.
5.  Concrete (formwork and reinforcing).
6.  Floor assemblies.
7.  Interior and exterior wall members and materials.
8.  Roof members and materials.
9.  Common sources of errors.
10. Construction project cycle and quantity surveying.
11. Introduction to computer applications in quantity surveying.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments
2.  Calculation assignments
3.  Completion of student project - materials take-off
4.  Identify Mentor and document discussions

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 60%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, MATERIAL QUANTITY CALCULATIONS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Performance exams, PROJECT ORGANIZATION AND DOCUMENTATION
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
CLASS PARTICIPATION DOCUMENTATION OF MENTOR DISCUSSIONS


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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ESTIMATING IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION by D'Agostino. 4TH EDITION 1993

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