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Graduate Seminar Series BSCI 9055

Building Science Course

Course details

The Graduate Seminar series is intended to expose students to current development and issues related to their fields of specialization. The seminar format will include invited experts from within and outside BCIT, and visits to construction sites and building materials manufacturing plants. The topics covered in this course are expected to widen students' professional outlooks and increase their efficiency in carrying out tasks. Possible topic areas include: construction processes, construction management including setting up contract agreements, quality assurance, regulatory affairs (including national and international standards), intellectual property, market assessment, risk assessment, professional skills (for example, teamwork, and conflict resolution), prototyping, product evaluation and testing, technology transfer, project management and time management. Students are also expected to communicate their research/project findings to their peers through oral presentations.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Assess issues that are related to their professional activities.
  • Categorize various stages of product development.
  • Develop time and project management skills.
  • Communicate effectively, concisely and correctly in written, spoken and visual forms to a variety of audiences using a wide range of media.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

Graduate Seminar Series (BSCI 9055) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Building Engineering/Building Science
    Master of Applied Science Full-time/Part-time
  2. Building Science
    Master of Engineering Full-time/Part-time


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