BCN 3949 INDUSTRY INTERNSHIP / BCN 5949 GRADUATE CM INTERNSHIP

This course provides an opportunity for students to gain supervised, practical work experience in their particular field of interest within the industry. Prerequisites: Consent of advisor and Department Chair. / Supervised work in construction management. Evaluation and reports required. Prerequisites: Consent of advisor and Department Chair.

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BCN 5406 U01C PRINCIPLES OF BUILDING STRUCTURES FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Applications of the principles of mechanics to engineering problems of equilibrium, strength, and stiffness. Topics include equilibrium of forces, stress, strain, torsion, beams, and columns.

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BCN 5589 HAZARD MITIGATION

Reducing potential damage to the built environment from natural hazards, including hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, explosions. Benefit-cost analysis. Regulatory problems.

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BCN 5906 SPECIAL TOPICS: Lean Construction

A study of the principles and practices relating to lean design and construction. This course introduces the foundational principles of the lean philosophy and traces the evolution of lean practices in the Owner, Architecture, Engineering and Construction (OAEC) community. Emphasis will be placed on the way in which lean enhances value and reduces waste within a culture of respect. The roles of empowerment and collaboration will be described as being central to that concept. Environmental sustainability will also be presented as an important societal value and a beneficial construction practice.

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Syllabus Summer 2021