Guidance for construction-oriented course planning

As you plan your Spring 2017 schedule and look ahead to the remainder of your plan of studies, we just wanted to make you aware of the following courses which would provide a coherent sequence for students interested in considering careers related to construction:

Arch 3271 (McDowell) – “Breaking BIM” – Provides practice and background not only in Building Information Modeling, but in visualization in general. Offered in the Fall semester – suggest taking in 3rd year.

Arch 3260 (McDowell) – “Building Matters” – Basic building materials and assemblies, and corresponding technical, financial, ethical, aesthetic issues. Offered in the Spring semester – suggest taking in 3rd year.

CE 4500 (Klotz) – “Systems and Sustainability in the Built Environment” – Includes an emphasis on collaborative processes for sustainable building projects. Offered in the Spring semester – suggest taking in 4th-year.

CE 5500 (Smith) – “Large Scale Construction Management” – The course focuses on the challenges and tools required to manage large scale construction projects. It addresses contract vehicles, delivery methods, project planning – estimating/scheduling. Offered in the Spring semester – suggest taking in 4th-year.

Please talk to your advisor if you have questions.