2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]


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Pre-Construction Planning Certificate



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Program Coordinator/Contact

Teresa Hall, Department Head
Department of Construction and Operations Management
Solberg Hall 116
605-688-6417

Program Information

The certificate in Pre-Construction Planning will provide a foundational skill set in plan layout and development using CAD, construction materials, commercial building methods, pre-construction planning including the RSMeans cost index, and an understanding of building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. The certificate will prepare students to secure positions with design-build firms, lumberyards, and sub-contractors as estimators, schedulers, and/or site supervisor.

Student Learning Outcomes

It is expected that students completing the Pre-Construction Planning Certificate will be able to:

  • understand how the materials, labor and methods of construction apply in a project.
  • understand project delivery methods.
  • demonstrate the ability to interpret plans, produce a quantity takeoff and a build schedule.

Course Delivery Format

Program courses are taught on campus, online, and in field-based settings appropriate to the course content.

Requirements for Pre-Construction Planning Certificate: 12 Credits


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