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CNST 2600 - Builder’s Pre-License 2-Construction Law

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ATBC 2600)

A study of contracts, the Michigan builder’s licensing statute, mechanic’s liens, real estate law, warranties, construction financing, and taxes designed to introduce the student to the areas of the law he should be familiar with in the construction industry. Contains material that will help the student prepare to take the Michigan Residential Builders License Examination.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify and answer typical questions as may be used on the State of Michigan Builders Licensing Exam.

Objectives:

  1. Given an overview of Articles 1 through 6 of the Occupational Code Act 299, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.
  2. Given an overview of Article 24 of the Occupational Code Act 299, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.
  3. Given an overview of the Administrative Rules of the Occupational Code Act 299, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.
  4. Given an overview of the Michigan Construction Code, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.
  5. Given an overview of Marketing and Sales, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.
  6. Given an overview of the Michigan Construction Safety Standards, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.
  7. Given an overview of MIOSHA Safety Rules pertaining to personal protective equipment, scaffolds, fixed and portable ladders, aerial work platforms, guarding of walking and work areas, masonry wall bracing, excavation, trenching and shoring, lifting and digging equipment, Right to Know/Hazard communication, fall protection, electrical installation, tools, demolition, signals, signs, tags and barriers, the student will answer questions as may be used on the builder’s exam.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify the key elements of construction finances.

Objectives:

  1. Given the appropriate current construction cost data and taking into consideration profit margins, supplier and sub contractor costs and scheduling, the student will estimate projects using estimating formulas and calculations.
  2. Given an overview of accounting principles, the student will review business plans, balance sheets, profit and loss statements and identify basic bookkeeping principles.
  3. Given the principles of risk management, the student will determine the various methods of collections used to satisfy a debt.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify the key elements of contracting entities and construction law.

Objectives:

  1. Given an overview of business management, the student will identify various business organizations and management structures.
  2. Given principles of marketing and sales, the student will answer questions pertaining to marketing, licensure requirements and the responsibilities of a salesperson, and compliance requirements of the Home Solicitation Sales Act.
  3. Given an overview of liability, the student will answer questions pertaining to work related injuries and Workers Compensation.
  4. Given the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), the student will identify the classification of contracts and the principle elements for a contract.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Jurisdiction and Filing Venue
  3. Elements of a Contract
  4. Agents
  5. Tort Law
  6. Debt Collection
  7. Balance Sheets, Profit and Loss Statements
  8. Job Estimates
  9. Michigan Construction Code
  10. Michigan Real Estate Law
  11. Occupational Code

Primary Faculty
Grant, Janice
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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