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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Legal Aspects of Construction Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


This certificate involves the legal aspects of construction. It introduces the parties involved in contracts, the type of contracts, liabilities, and responsibilities of those entering into a contract.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


448

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinator:

CCBC Catonsville Greg Case, 443-840-4110 or gcase@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Courses Needed for This Program*


Total Credits Required for Certificate: 12*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Program Description:


This certificate involves the legal aspects of construction. It introduces the parties involved in contracts, the type of contracts, liabilities, and responsibilities of those entering into a contract. The certificate will cover how specifications and contract documents are developed and how they relate to the construction process. It also addresses how cost control throughout the project works and the claims and changes process affects financial settlement at the end of a construction project.

Program Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. identify parties involved in contracts and the different types of contracts used in the construction industry;
  2. interpret construction specifications;
  3. analyze cost control throughout a construction project; and
  4. describe how the claim and change process affects financial settlement at the end of a construction project.

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