Course description

This course introduces the student to understanding the cost estimating process for building construction. Understanding the scope of an entire construction project and specifically the scope of structural steel and miscellaneous metals. The students are introduced to the estimating profession, gain appreciation of the roles and responsibilities of a steel estimator, coordinators, fabricators and site personnel. Estimating fundamentals and skills are gained through review of many aspects of structural steel buildings & miscellaneous steel projects.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery