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Constrcution Law
CONST LAW
CLASS CODE: CONST 430 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Const 430 is an introduction to contract law and the legal requirements, regulations, and hazards of operating a construction enterprise.
DESCRIPTION:
TOPICS: American Judicial System
Remedies for contract breach
Tort system
Administrative remedies
Judicial remedies
Forms of associations
Agency relationships
Construction contracts
Contract documents
Construction process
Planning the project
Estimating and Bidding
Change orders
Payment
Performance Problems
Defects
Subsurface problems
Change orders
Payment
Performance Problems
Defects
Subsurface problems
Time
Subcontracting
Accidents
Public and private land use controls
Professional Licensing
Lien laws and contractors rights
National and local labor law
Environmental laws and regulations
OBJECTIVES: Understanding of the American legal and judicial system.
Understanding of construction contract law.
Understanding of the legal connotations and hazards of construction industry practices.
Understanding of professional licensing, labor laws, land use regulation, and environmental laws.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Arch 100
Arch 102
Const 330
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001