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Real Estate and Construction Certificate in Buildings and Construction

Diploma Description

To earn a certificate, students must declare their candidacy at the start of their program of study. To do so, please use the button above.

Offered by the Schack Institute of Real Estate, the Certificate in Buildings and Construction will give students an understanding of the current technologies and methods in building construction, systems, and technologies used to manage and maintain built structures. Students also gain an overview of the management of construction processes, which helps to prepare them for careers in the field. This certificate is awarded to those who successfully complete the two required courses and four electives.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Core and Shell

Examine the methods, materials, and structural systems used in constructing the core and shell components of high-rise buildings.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

ELECTIVES

Complete 4

Reading and Interpreting Construction Drawings

Learn to read construction plans, specifications, and drawings for concrete, steel, wood, and masonry construction.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
3 sections

Building Mechanical and Electrical Systems and Equipment

Gain an overview of commercial building mechanical and electrical systems, design principles, choice, selection, installation, and operating costs.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Principles of Project Management

Learn the industry-recognized framework for effective cost and time management of construction projects during all stages of construction.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

Construction Cost Estimating and Bidding

Learn the theory, procedures, and practices that are used to develop construction project estimates and final bid price.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Construction Project Scheduling and Control

This course covers the critical path method and other analytical and quantitative scheduling and management techniques for construction projects.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
3 sections

Obtaining New York City Building Permits, Approvals, and Certificates of Occupancy

Learn how to tailor your projects to comply with New York City Building Codes and regulatory agencies, and examine recent procedural changes.

2020 Fall
1 section

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Core and Shell

Examine the methods, materials, and structural systems used in constructing the core and shell components of high-rise buildings.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

Construction Methods and Materials: Building Interiors

Examine the methods, materials, and systems used in constructing the architectural components of buildings.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

Reading and Interpreting Construction Drawings

Learn to read construction plans, specifications, and drawings for concrete, steel, wood, and masonry construction.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
3 sections

Building Mechanical and Electrical Systems and Equipment

Gain an overview of commercial building mechanical and electrical systems, design principles, choice, selection, installation, and operating costs.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Principles of Project Management

Learn the industry-recognized framework for effective cost and time management of construction projects during all stages of construction.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
4 sections

Construction Cost Estimating and Bidding

Learn the theory, procedures, and practices that are used to develop construction project estimates and final bid price.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Construction Project Scheduling and Control

This course covers the critical path method and other analytical and quantitative scheduling and management techniques for construction projects.

2020 Fall
+ 1 more semester
3 sections

Obtaining New York City Building Permits, Approvals, and Certificates of Occupancy

Learn how to tailor your projects to comply with New York City Building Codes and regulatory agencies, and examine recent procedural changes.

2020 Fall
1 section