2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AECT 300 - Design-Build Management

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): AECT 400  

Restriction(s): Junior/Senior level and Construction Mgmt: Design&Build or Construction Management BT majors only

Corequisite(s): None

The fundamentals of design-build projects and delivery systems are introduced. Methods of partnering/joint venturing for design-build developments are also reviewed in detail. Students will learn how an organization can be structured to efficiently manage a team design-build approach. Processes that involve both design and construction parties, such as; RFIs, Submittals, Quality Control (QC) Reports, Issuance Of Draft/Construction & Final (As-Built) Design Documents, Pre-Construction Planning, Activity Status Reporting, Project Closeout, and other related topics are included. Team management approaches, procedures and policies, and operations are also presented.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will learn and research The Design Build Method and be able to implement its practices.
  2. Students will work together on projects from the initial stages through completion.
  3. Students will work on projects where use of these objectives will be integrated in semester field projects.
  4. Students will successfully manage construction activities in a secondary lab setting.
  5. Students will demonstrate an understanding of excellence of quality construction through their projects and studies.