This course introduces the estimating principles and procedures used to determine detailed cost estimates for construction bidding purposes. Both residential and light commercial applications are addressed. Topics include organizing an estimate; methods of pricing labor, materials, and equipment; direct and indirect overhead costs; units of measure; computer spreadsheets; and profit; an introduction to contracts and types of bids; and computer estimating software applications.
School of Professional Studies and Management
2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week
- CPM 1111 or LAH 1020; MAT 1210 or 1311 or 1312 or 1520