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  • Academic Learning Compact - Building Construction

    The Bachelor of Science in Building Construction prepares you for a career in the construction industry.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Pass the performance based capstone course utilizing Construction Project Simulation.
    • Successfully utilize and interpret the Florida Building Code in classroom tests and reports.
    • Satisfy formal presentation requirements; attend field trips and submit reports for them that demonstrate proficiency in writing professional memos and letters.
    • Take the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Associate Constructor Examination in the final senior semester.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Interpret knowledge of engineering, materials, methods, equipment and processes to safely construct buildings and structures.
    2. Survey and quantify building components to estimate project costs, analyze progress and control expenditures.
    3. Create an effective planning, scheduling and control system by identifying, evaluating and organizing the diverse elements of a construction project.
    4. Set up and manage project administration and management systems to efficiently document and monitor the construction process.
    5. Describe technical and financial data effectively in speech and in writing to all stakeholders in the construction process.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5
    BCN 3027C     I I I
    BCN 3223C R        
    BCN 3224C I     I I
    BCN 3255C I       I
    BCN 3281C R        
    BCN 3431C I        
    BCN 3521C R        
    BCN 3611C   I   I  
    BCN 3700        
    BCN 3730 I       I
    BCN 4423C R        
    BCN 4510C A        
    BCN 4612C   R      
    BCN 4709C       R R
    BCN 4720     R   R
    BCN 4753   R     R
    BCN 4787C A A A A A

    Assessment Types:
    Assignments, exams, presentations and the American Institute of Constructors (AIC) Level 1: Associate Constructor's exam, the first step toward AIC Professional Constructor Certification.

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