• Course Title Introduction to Construction Management
  • Course Prefix and Number BCN 1001
  • Section/Class Number 3407/11823
    • 3407: 3 period on Thursday.  Online
  • Credits 1


  • Lectures  In this course, lectures will delivered live by the instructor via Zoom during the scheduled course meeting times. Attendance is encouraged and expected. No recordings of the lectures will be available.
  • Quizzes:nbsp; Weekly quizzes will be given online and should be completed before class on the designated due date.
  • Assignments  In-class assignments will be given by the instructor. These assignments should be completed in-class when possible, or by the beginning of the next course meeting if additional time is required.
  • Exams  Course exams will be given online during the scheduled course meeting time.


  • INSTRUCTOR Eileen Pesantes-Taveres
    • Office Location 340 Rinker Hall
    • Email Address
    • Telephone Number (352) 273-1150
    • Office Hours TBA


  • An overview of Construction Management as a College major and as a career.


  • A recruiting and retention seminar with the purpose of exposing students to Building Construction as a College major and as a career.
  • Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs): Upon completion of the course students will demonstrate their ability to:
    1. Discuss the history of the Rinker School and what it means to be a member of the program (ACCE SLO 7).
    2. Recognize potential employment prospects, career paths, job descriptions, potential salaries and career tracks (ACCE SLO 7).
    3. Understand the BCN curriculum and how to efficiently choose classes (ACCE SLO 7).
    4. Identify BCN student clubs and competition teams and their role in the School and the Industry (ACCE SLO 7).
    5. Identify roles and responsibilities of construction management personnel (ACCE SLO 7).
    6. Recognize different Construction Management delivery systems (ACCE SLO 7).


  • Junior standing in major required.


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  • Attendance
    • Pass/Fail course based on attendance only. A student cannot have more than 3 absences over the course of the semester.
    • Tardies: Three tardies count as one unexcused absence. Please be on time to class.
    • Requirements for class attendance and make-up exams, assignments, and other work in this course are consistent with university policies that can be found at:
  • Participation
    • Cell phones should be turned off/silenced during class.
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  • Course Conduct Students are expected to arrive to class on time and behave in a manner that is respectful to te instructor and to fellow students. Please avoid the use of cell phones and restrict eating to outside of the classroom. Opinions held by other students should be respected in discussion, and conversations that do not contribute to the discussion should be held at minimum, if at all. Rude and disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated.
  • Tech Support For issues with technical difficulties for E-learning, please contact the UF Help Desk at:
    • (352) 392-HELP (4357)
  • Honor Code UF students are bound by The Honor Pledge which states, “We, the members of the University of Florida community, pledge to hold ourselves and our peers to the highest standards of honor and integrity by abiding by the Honor Code. On all work submitted for credit by students at the University of Florida, the following pledge is either required or implied: “On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid in doing this assignment.” The Honor Code ( specifies a number of behaviors that are in violation of this code and the possible sanctions. Furthermore, you are obligated to report any condition that facilitates academic misconduct to appropriate personnel. If you have any questions or concerns, please consult with the instructor or TAs in this class.
  • Accommodating Students with Disabilities Students with disabilities who experience learning barriers and would like to request academic accommodations should connect with the disability Resource Center by visiting It is important for students to share their accommodation letter with their instructor and discuss their access needs, as early as possible in the semester.
  • Academic Resources
  • Health and Wellness
    • U Matter, We Care: If you or someone you know is in distress, please contact, 352-392-1575, or visit to refer or report a concern and a team member will reach out to the student in distress.
    • Counseling and Wellness Center: Visit or call 352-392-1575 for information on crisis services as well as non-crisis services.
    • Student Health Care Center: Call 352-392-1161 for 24/7 information to help you find the care you need, or visit
    • University Police Department: Visit or call 352-392-1111 (or 9-1-1 for emergencies).
    • UF Health Shands Emergency Room / Trauma Center: For immediate medical care call 352-733-0111 or go to the emergency room at 1515 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608;
  • Course Evaluations Students are expected to provide professional and respectful feedback on the quality of instruction in this course by completing course evaluations online via GatorEvals. Guidance on how to give feedback in a professional and respectful manner is available at Students will be norified when the evalutation period opens, and can complete evaluations through the email they receive from GatorEvals, in their Canvas course menu under GatorEvals, or via Summaries of course evaluation results are available to students at


  • This schedule of work is provided as an initial guide and will very likely undergo changes as the semester progresses. For actual dates, consult the course Canvas website.
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