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EGR 219 - Site Plan Development

Credits: 4
4 Lecture Hours

(Formerly CET-215) This course focuses on site planning and design that takes into account all physical problems or assets of the land. Emphasis is placed on the task of moving people, buildings and vehicles into a functional order producing logical and aesthetic solutions. Analysis of the profitability of land development and green and sustainable building sites are discussed.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Analyze the logical steps in determining a specific plan for site development.
  2. Develop order and function to the various elements in the design to follow a logical pattern.
  3. Describe methods of storm water management and erosion control.
  4. Compare and contrast methods for green and sustainable building site design.
  5. Develop a plan for streets, roads and parking areas for potential new site plans.
  6. Analyze methods for pedestrian and bicycle circulation for potential new site plans.
Listed Topics
  1. Historical reference
  2. Environmental considerations
  3. Mapping and inventory
  4. Geology and soils
  5. Vegetation
  6. Hydrology
  7. Shaping of the site
  8. Grading
  9. Retaining walls
  10. Topography
  11. Storm water management and erosion control
  12. Streets and roads
  13. Parking
  14. Pedestrian and bicycle circulation
  15. Green and sustainable building sites
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Information Literacy
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 4/10/2020

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