SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:05:38 AMHORT 189 Course Outline as of Spring 2016

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HORT 189Title:  LANDSCP DRAINAGE BASICS  
Full Title:  Landscape Drainage Basics
Last Reviewed:10/24/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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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This course covers common grading, drainage, and erosion control methods related to residential landscape sites. Discussion includes surface and subsurface systems as well as the basics of residential erosion control.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course covers common grading, drainage, and erosion control related to residential landscape sites. Discussion includes surface and subsurface systems as well as the basics of residential erosion control methods.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Develop a design and describe installation specifications for:
   a. Swale
   b. French Drains
   c. Surface Drains
2. Describe basic soil and water relationships.
3. Analyze water movement within differing soils.
4. Assemble equipment and material specifications and select appropriate materials for a variety of drainage systems.
5. Write installation specifications and standards for a variety of types of installation projects.
6. Select sloped surface stabilization methods for specified degrees of slope.
7. Describe site grading processes for a variety of conditions.

Topics and Scope
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I. Soil and Water Relationships
II. Site Grading
III. Site Drainage
    A. Surface systems
    B. Subsurface systems
IV. Equipment and Materials
    A. Selection
    B. Specifications
V. Installation
    A. Types of projects
    B. Installation sequence
    C. Testing and evaluation of system
VI. Erosion Control
    A. Perimeter erosion
    B. Surface erosion
    C. Channel erosion
VII. Special Situations
    A. Slope ratios
    B. Grade tolerances

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading assignments with corresponding worksheet calculations
2. Final site design project with installation specifications
3. Write installation specifications
4. Participation in field activities

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
20 - 30%
Worksheets. Installation specifications
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 50%
Worksheets, final project: site design project.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Participation in field actvities


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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California Landscape Standards. CLCA, Sacramento, CA. Current edition.
Sauter, David. Landscape Construction. Delmar, 2010.
Instructor prepared materials

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