BCT2770 Estimating Fundamentals

This course introduces the fundamentals of estimating process for construction projects. Topics include the work breakdown structure (WBS); extraction of quantities (quantity take-offs) such as area, volume, weight, etc., from construction documents; analysis and determination of direct and indirect costs; the uses of unit cost databases; bidding process; project delivery methods; and types of estimates. Computer-based construction estimating software will be introduced. Course must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

Prerequisites: BCN 1221, BCN 2230, and (BCN 1270C or BCN 1251C or EGN 1111C).

Terms Typically Offered:Fall, Spring

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

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