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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AR 265 - Architectural Contracts

Credit Hours: 3

A lecture/recitation course in the basic principles of professional practice and law of contracts and its application in the preparation of construction documents. Special attention is directed toward standard AIA legal forms and the preparation of specifications using the CSI format.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • have a basic understanding of the terminology used in contracts and the variety of types of contracts based on standard and legal forms;
  • do a simple cost estimate and construction schedule;
  • know the variety of specification formats and put together a simple section of the specifications;
  • understand the bidding process; and
  • use a computer with basic competency.

Prerequisites: AR 230, AR 240, AR 250
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