National University

CEN450 Construction Documents I

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

An overview of the construction project documents and processes, the stages of a typical construction project and the participants and their relationships, within the context of the construction project life-cycle. Introduction to activities of the project conception phase, schematic programming and program development and benefits and limitations of construction project delivery types and substitution procedures. Preliminary project descriptions, outline specifications, schematic design, design development stages, allowances, alternates and unit pricing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students are expected to attend all class sessions, participate in all class activities, complete quizzes and exams as scheduled, and turn in all assignments on time. Failure to do so may result in the loss of points.