SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 5:00:48 AMCONS 74 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 74Title:  CONST. SCHEDULING  
Full Title:  Construction Project Scheduling
Last Reviewed:2/9/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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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Construction scheduling types are explored:  bar charts, S-curves, logical sequencing, and network diagrams. Introduces the use of computers in documenting Critical Path Method (CPM) in scheduling. The role of the schedule in project management is discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CONS 70A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Construction scheduling types are explored:  bar charts, S-curves, logical sequencing, and network diagrams. The use of computers in documenting Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules is introduced. The role of the schedule in project management is discussed.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CONS 70A
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:
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CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Interpret schedules constructed using various methods.
2.  Complete a Critical Path Method (CPM) schedule for a project.
 

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Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
1.  Identify information needed to schedule a construction project.
2.  Determine sequence of individual construction activities.
3.  Document typical network pattern for sequence of activities.
4.  Interpret bar charts, S-curves, logical sequencing and network diagrams.
5.  Develop project schedules using the Critical Path Method.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Planning for construction
   A. Activity information needed to construct a schedule
   B. Time information needed to construct a schedule
II. Scheduling methods
  A. Bar charts
  B. S-curves
  C. Logical sequencing
  D. Network diagrams
  E. Fundamentals of Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling
III.  Developing a project schedule
  A. Diagramming alternatives
  B. Using CPM
IV. Interprreting schedules for project management
  A. Project schedules
  B. Summary bar charts
  C. Project status reports
  D. Cost control information

Assignments:
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Reading: 20 pages per week
Homework: 3-4 problems per week
Skill demonstration: weekly construction schedule exercises
Quizzes: 2-4
Final exam

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 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
20 - 30%
Weekly homework assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Weekly construction schedule exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes and final exam: multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Handbook for Construction Planning and Scheduling, A. Baldwin and D. Bordoli; Wiley, 2014
Microsoft Project 2013 - Step by Step, C. Chatfield and T. Johnson;  Microsoft Press, 2013
Instructor prepared materials

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