BCT 2770 Construction Estimating - Foundation to Basic Structure

This course teaches the bid-contract system used by the construction industry and provides the skills necessary to estimate residential and commercial work in the following areas: excavations and fill; foundations and formwork; reinforcing steel; concrete; block; wood and steel framing; and basic structure. Students perform labor and material takeoffs, cost calculations, and make adjustments for general conditions, bonds, insurance, alternates, work conditions, overhead, and profit.

3 credits