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Recognize different Construction Management delivery systems ... X What does a Construction major do; Career Fair X Club and Competition team sign-up ...
M.E. Rinker, Sr.School of Construction Management University of Florida

BCN 1001 Introduction to Building Construction 1 Credit



Prerequisites: None

Description: An overview of Building Construction as a College major and as a career.

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Method: 1 lecture hours per week

Objective: A recruiting and retention seminar with the purpose of exposing students to Building Construction as a College major and as a career.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Discuss the history of the Rinker School and what it means to be a member of the program (ACCE SLO 7). 2. Recognize potential employment prospects, career paths, job descriptions, potential salaries and career tracks (ACCE SLO 7). 3. Understand the BCN curriculum and how to efficiently choose classes (ACCE SLO 7). 4. Identify BCN student clubs and competition teams and their role in the School and the Industry (ACCE SLO 7). 5. Recognize different Construction Management delivery systems (ACCE SLO 7).

Texts: None

Grading Method

Pass/Fail course based on attendance only. A student cannot have more than 3 absences over the course of the semester.

|Date |Person in charge |Activity | |Jan. 9 |Oppenheim |Introduction to the course, BCN videos | |Jan. 18 | |MLK Day | |Jan 18 |Welcome Reception |4 to 5pm Club Presentations | |(Wed.) | |5 to 8pm Welcome and Dinner | | | |Perry Yard | |Jan. 23 |Stanley, Fernandez-Rodicio |Job placement – UF Career resource | | | |center on resumes and how to interview, | | | |BCN career fair | |Jan. 30 |J. Raymond and Haskell |Construction Management delivery | | | |systems. | |Feb. 1 |Career Fair |9 am to 1 pm O’Connell Center | |(Wed.) | | | |Feb. 6 |Oppenheim, Muszynski, Gheisari,|Building Tour | | |Sullivan, Ries | | |Feb. 13 |Charles Perry Partners |What do people in Construction | | | |Management roles do? | |Feb. 20 |Schattner |Academic advising (get ready for Spring | | | |registration) | |Feb. 27 |Kiewit |Heavy Equipment | |Mar. 6 |Spring Break | | |Mar. 13 |Ahrentzen |Affordable Housing | |Mar. 20 | |Field trip | |Mar. 27 |Sullivan |Surveying Equipment | |Apr. 3 |Russell |Scheduling | |Apr. 10 | |make up for meeting on Jan 18 (Welcome | | | |reception) | |April 17| |make up for meeting on Feb. 1 (Career | | | |Fair) | | | | |

ASSESSMENT METHODS

|Assessment |SLO 1 | |Presentatio|Answer 2 of 3 questions correctly from each | |n questions|presentation |

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