SRJC Course Outlines

7/25/2021 9:42:35 PMCEST 63 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CEST 63Title:  SUBDIVISION 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 Scheduled3.008 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 procedures with emphasis on preparation of tentative and final subdivision maps, development of improvement plans, and construction and surveying techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CEST 51


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

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

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CEST 51
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Define types of subdivisions.
2. Describe the subdivision process.
3. Prepare subdivision documents.
4. Interpret state and local requirements for subdivisions.
5. Prepare and interpret legal descriptions of properties.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. List the functions and responsibilities of 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 the Subdivision Map Act and local ordinances.
3. Prepare a tentative map according to local regulations.
4. Prepare a parcel map.
5. Prepare a final map.
6. Prepare a residential development plan.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Purpose and Objectives of Zoning, Subdivision, and Building Regulations
II.  Land Development and Planning Process
III. Subdivision Map Act
    A. Historical record and control
    B. Local control
IV. Subdivision Map Development and Submittal Process
V.  Mathematics and Coordinate Geometry used in Land Planning
VI. Tentative and Final Map Purpose and Development
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Read approximately one chapter of the textbook per week
2. Quizzes (2-16) and exam(s) (1-3)
3. Final exam: in-class exam and project presentation
 
Lecture- and Lab-Related Assignments
1. Homework problems
    A. Weekly lab/homework assignments.
    B. Interpretation and application of legal and regulatory documents
2. Special project(s) (1-3)
3. Interpret and apply legal parcel descriptions

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%
Legal descriptions of parcels
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems, special project(s)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Project presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 35%
Quizzes (essays, matching items, completion, computation), exams and final
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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Practical Manual of Land Development. 4th ed. Colley, Barbara. McGraw-Hill. 2005 (classic)
The Subdivision and Site Plan Handbook. Listokin, David and Walker, Carole. Routledge. 2017
Map Act Navigator. Durkee, Michael. Self-published. 2020
 
Instructor-prepared materials

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