ARCH2800 Civil Site Plan Development

This course introduces civil site planning. Through the use of Computer-Aided Design (CAD), the student will produce a set of plans including a subdivision plat with contours, street plan and profile sheets, utilities, site plan, and site details. The topography map will be plotted with accurate cut and fill boundaries.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

ARCH1101 or ARCH2370

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Interpret civil site plans
Develop a topographical surface using imported survey data
Design topographical surface grading contours
Apply survey coordinate system
Draft accurate subdivision plats
Plot a contour topographical map using field notes
Draft street plans
Draft cross section profiles including utilities
Draft street, curb, drainage, and site details
Identify Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping tools
Develop sustainable design site development strategies
Identify soil characteristics
Calculate earthwork
Draft Planned Unit Development (PUD) plan

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

0