SRJC Course Outlines

6/17/2024 4:11:25 PMCEST 63 Course Outline as of Fall 1995

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CEST 63Title:  SUBDIV PLANNING  
Full Title:  Subdivision Planning
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CET 63

Catalog Description:
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Purpose and objectives of subdivision regulations with emphasis on preparation of tentative and final subdivision maps, development of improvement plans and construction and surveying techniques.

CEST 53 (formerly CET 53) and CEST 81 (formerly CONS 81) with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Purpose & objectives of subdivision regulations with emphasis on preparation of tentative & final subdivision maps, development of improvement plans & construction & surveying techniques.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:CEST 53 (formerly CET 53) and CEST 81 (formerly CONS 81) with grades of "C" or better or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
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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The students will:
1.  List the functions and responsibilities private and public agencies
   involved in the subdivision planning process and approval.
2.  List and define the differences between a major and minor subdivision
   as defined by Subdivision Map Act and local ordinances.
3.  Prepare a tentative map according to local regulations.
4.  Calculate the missing data to complete a final map.
5.  Estimate the materials needed to develop a cost to construct a small
   subdivision from improvement plans.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Purpose and objectives of zoning, subdivision, and building
2.  Land development and planning process.
3.  Subdivision Map Act and local control.
4.  Subdivision map process.
5.  Mathematics used in land planning.
6.  Tentative and final maps.
7.  Improvement plans and specifications.
8.  Design considerations; utilities, roads, grading, and drainage.
9.  Project cost feasibility studies.

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Reading and projects related to:
1.  Residential planning and development.
2.  Types of zoning and local control.
3.  Functions and responsibilities of:
     A. Developer.
     B. Planners and engineers.
     C. Local authority.
     D. Public.
4.  Preparation of tentative maps.
5.  Final maps and related calculations.
6.  Preparation of improvement plans.
7.  Plan checking process.
8.  Costing and estimating projects.
9.  Inspection and record drawings.

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
15 - 25%
Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems, PROJECTS
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Performance exams, PROJECTS
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 35%
Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Class Participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Alter; Prentice Hall. 1988

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