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Unformatted text preview: COSC 153-500 I NTRODUCTION TO THE C ONSTRUCTION I NDUSTRY F ALL 2007 9:35 AM-10:50 AM TR (ARCC 105) INSTRUCTOR: J. Russell Peterson, PhD OFFICE: 306I, Langford C PHONE: 458-4458 EMAIL : firstname.lastname@example.org WEB PAGE: OFFICE HRS: MW: 3-5PM, TR: 11AM-12PM CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION : COSC 153. Introduction to the Construction Industry. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II Characteristics of the construction industry; types of construction companies; contracts; people involved in a project, their responsibilities and interrelationships; evolution of a project; interpreting working drawings; construction bonds; contract documents. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: A student successfully completing COSC 153 will be able to: 1. Define elements of terminology relating to the construction industry and professional practice within the industry. 2. Understand the processes by which the professional activities involved in design and construction of a project, and management of the construction process within the construction industry, function. 3. Understand the trade and professional associations which exist within the construction industry, and the student chapters that are housed in the Department of Construction Science....
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course COSC 153 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08