This course provides an overview of the fundamental aspects of the legal system, laws and contract documents that affect the construction industry and the legal implications of managing a construction project. Students will learn the importance of contract language and apply concepts to determine potential risks. An emphasis will be placed on contract forms and provisions as related to liability, damages, risk management and dispute resolution. Other topics presented include insurance, warranties, environmental concerns, workplace issues and the role of ethics. Course must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
Terms Typically Offered:Spring, Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.