SRJC Course Outlines

6/13/2024 1:02:50 PMHORT 195.2 Course Outline as of Fall 2002

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Discipline and Nbr:  HORT 195.2Title:  LANDCADD: PLANTING PLANS  
Full Title:  LANDCADD: Planting Plans
Last Reviewed:3/12/2007

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled2.006 max.Lecture Scheduled12.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total30.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  24.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing the LANDCADD software program to execute landscape planting plans. Course covers getting started with LANDCADD, with particular attention given to vegetation and pattern lines, plant outlines, shadowing and stippling, locating trees & shrubs, labeling symbols, and using the plant palette & database.

Course Completion of HORT 94A ( or AG 94A)

Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APTECH 46 ( or APTECH 56 or ENGR 56 or ENGR 22)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing LANDCADD. Basic LANDCADD landscape plans, including: vegetation and pattern lines, plant outlines, locating trees & shrubs, and plant palette & database.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of HORT 94A ( or AG 94A)
Recommended:Course Completion of APTECH 46 ( or APTECH 56 or ENGR 56 or ENGR 22)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Create a new landscape drafting project using the LandCADD software.
2. Illustrate a variety of types of vegetation lines in a landscape
3. Illustrate plants in a landscape drawing.
4. Select symbol choice for various plants and insert in a drawing.
5. Convert a conceptual design to a plant layout.
6. Modify plant attributes in an existing drawing.
7. Customize information displayed on a label and label plants in a
8. Create a plant table to identify plant material in a drawing.

Topics and Scope
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I. Beginning the Project
  A. Adding a project
  B. Default CAD settings
  C. Plot scales
II. Landscape Design
  A. Vegetation lines, pattern lines, shadowing trees, edge stipple
       1. drawing vegetation lines
       2. reverse polyline
       3. pattern lines
       4. plant shadowing
       5. placing edge stippling
  C. Locate Trees and Shrubs
       1. locate hedge grove
       2. locate hedge row
  D. Converting symbols and Modifying Attributes
       1. converting a conceptual design to a plant layout
       2. modify plant attributes
  E. Labels
       1. Labeling symbols
       2. Editing Labels
III. Plant Mix and Plant Table
       1. labeling plants
       2. editing plant labels
       2. plant mix
       3. creating plant tables

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1. Computer drafting assignments such as: illustrating plants in a
drawing; selecting plant symbols and inserting into drawing; modifying
plant attributes in a drawing.
2. Produce a complete planting plan for a landscape site.
3. Produce a plant table.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Class performances, Computer generated drawings and tables.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Attendance; participation; following instructions.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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LandCADD Training Manual, 2001.
Instructor prepared handouts.

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