Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Oct 27, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LA 6160 - Site Engineering

Fall. 5 credits. Letter grades only.

Co-meets with LA 3160 .

V. Aymer.

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site engineering and its relationship to best environmental practices. Lectures and short vignettes are provided to students and “worked-through” within the class period. These projects deal with site grading, earthwork estimating; storm water management, site layout, and essential associated professional skills.

Outcome 1: Students will learn how site grading affects the three dimensional qualities of landscape and how those qualities affect site design.

Outcome 2: Students shall be able to read, interpret and develop topographic site plans.

Outcome 3: Students will learn concepts and conventions used by Civil Engineers, Landscape Architects and contractors to achieve the desired built outcomes.

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