SRJC Course Outlines

4/20/2024 11:17:16 PMCONS 90 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CONS 90Title:  CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY  
Full Title:  The Construction Industry
Last Reviewed:3/25/2002

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled08 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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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Overview of the construction industry, the building design process, the construction project process, and roles and responsibilities of those involved: clients, architects, engineers, contractors, project managers, technicians, sub-contractors, workers, suppliers, regulatory agencies, bankers, lawyers and the public. Includes career opportunities.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Overview of the construction industry, the building design process, the construction project process, and roles and responsibilities of those involved. Includes career opportunities.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1. Identify members of the construction industry.
2. Examine the building design process.
3. Analyze the construction project process.
4. Identify participants in the construction process and analyze and
  compare their roles & responsibilities.
5. Differentiate among roles & responsibilities of architects and
  architectural technicians, and contractors & construction management
  technicians.
6. Apply a formal problem-solving process to common problems encountered
  in a construction project.

Topics and Scope
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1. Construction industry organization (w/technological team) and
   opportunities.
2. The building design process.
3. The construction project process.
4. Overview of roles and responsibilities of those involved in building
design process.
5. Overview of roles and responsibilities of those involved in
construction project process.
6. The architect and architectural technician.
7. The contractor and construction management technician.
8. The formal problem-solving process.
9. Using the problem-solving process, individually and in a group.

Assignments:
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1. Reading and exercises from text.
2. Assignments, such as:
   a. Identifying technological team member responsibilities
   b. Documenting the building design process
   c. Documenting the construction project process
   d. Identifying the process participants and their role and
      responsibilities
   e. Documenting the problem-solving process
   f. Practice problem-solving techniques, strategies and skills
   g. Individual problem-solving exercises to demonstrate skills mastery
   h. Group problem-solving exercises to demonstrate skills mastery
3. Conduct research and write about an aspect of the construction
   industry.

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
30 - 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
10 - 25%
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 - 25%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
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%
CLASS PARTICIPATION


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Handouts and instructor developed materials.

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