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Building Site Surveying

SKCT 105

Building Site Surveying

SKCT 105

Course Description

Prerequisite: MATH LEVEL 4. Studies fundamentals of site analysis, including utility services, metes and bounds, solar access and restrictions. Teaches elements of surveying including use of instruments, leveling, measurement of angles and distances, contours, location of site elements and development of a site plan from field data. Interprets engineering surveys, introduces landscape design, and studies computer aided design examples. Credit may be earned in ARC 221 or SKCT 105, but not in both. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Develop knowledge of the techniques and technology relating to site development and surveying.

Objectives:

  • Measures distances
  • Measures angles
  • Performs land surveys
  • Calculates survey computations
  • Generates contour maps
  • Computes cut and fill
  • Demonstrates use of survey equipment
  • Performs building site layout