SRJC Course Outlines

10/27/2020 8:40:35 AMHORT 195 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HORT 195Title:  CAD:LANDSCAPE DESIGN  
Full Title:  CAD: Landscape Site Plans
Last Reviewed:2/11/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.006 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing CAD (computer-aided drafting) software to produce professional quality landscape site plans for residential and small commercial sites. Particular attention given to drafting base plans, building footprints, and other simple hardscape features, planting bed lines, plant symbolization and irrigation plan layout.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of HORT 93


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of APTECH 46 and eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduction to computer assisted landscape drafting utilizing CAD (computer-aided drafting) software to produce professional quality landscape site plans for residential and small commercial sites. Particular attention given to drafting base plans, building footprints, and other simple hardscape features, planting bed lines, plant symbolization and irrigation plan layout.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of HORT 93
Recommended:Course Completion of APTECH 46 and eligibility for CS 5 or proficiency in basic productivity software including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
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:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Use CAD (computer-aided drafting) software to produce professional quality landscape site
    plans for residential and small commercial sites.
2.  Use CAD software to show base plans, building footprints, property lines, and other simple
    site features.
3.  Apply CAD software graphic symbols to landscape plans including vegetation and pattern
    lines, plant outlines, locating trees and shrubs.
4.  Apply correct symbols and labeling styles for an irrigation plan layout including irrigation
    heads, valves, pipe, drip irrigation, and mainline pipe layout/placement.

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Students will be able to:
1. Create a new landscape drafting project using the CAD software program.
2. Prepare a base plan for a landscape drafting project.
3. Place and modify text in a drawing.
4. Illustrate plants in a landscape planting plan.
5. Create a plant table to identify plant material in a planting plan.
6. Develop a computer drafted irrigation plan from a schematic drawing.
7. Arrange lateral and mainline pipe in an irrigation plan.

Topics and Scope
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I. Beginning the Project
    A. Adding a project
    B. Default CAD settings
    C. Plot scales
II. Base Plan
    A. Property line input
    B. Property line creation
         1. line construction
         2. connecting construction line end points
         3. annotating lines
    C. Baseline Offsets
    D. Drafting a building footprint
    E. Inserting openings in building footprint
    F. Utility symbols
III. Dimensioning and Labeling
    A. Placing/editing text
    B. Summing areas and lengths by layer
         1. sum area by layer
         2. sum by length of lines
IV. Landscape Layout
    A. Symbol graphics
         1. drawing vegetation lines
         2. pattern lines
         3. plant shadowing
         4. placing edge stippling
         5. other symbol graphics
    B. Locating trees and shrubs
         1. locating hedge grove
         2. locating hedge row
    C. Converting symbols and modifying attributes
         1. converting a conceptual design to a plant layout
         2. modify plant attributes
    D. Labels
         1. labeling symbols
         2. editing labels
V. Plant Selection and Plant Table
    A. labeling plants
    B. editing plant labels
    C. plant selection  
     D. creating plant tables
VI.  Quantity Takeoffs and Estimates
VII. Irrigation Design
    A. Getting Started
         1. symbol configuration
         2. head configuration
    B. Placing Irrigation Heads
         1. auto head layout
         2. locate on edge
         3. single head replacement
    C. Placing Pipe
         1. placing lateral and mainline pipes
         2. autopipe layout
              a. placing laterals
              b. autosizing laterals
         3. autosizing laterals
    D. Mainline Pipe Design/Placement
         1. mainline pipe settings
         2. drawing mainline pipe
         3. autosizing
     E. Completing an Irrigation Plan
         1. symbols
         2. table
VIII. Materials Takeoff and Estimate
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Quizzes (2 - 14), and exams (1 - 2)
2. Weekly reading and homework: 5-10 pages per week
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Lab exercises (4 - 12) related to basic CAD commands, production of base maps, drafting a
    site from field measurements, converting hand drawn designs into CAD, creating and
    drafting of a landscape master plan, and creating and drafting of construction documents
    such as: planting plans, irrigation plans, lighting plans, and/or construction details
 
Both Lecture- and Lab-Related assignments:
1. Final project and presentation: landscape design plan package
2. Field trips may be required (0 - 4)

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%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and 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
10 - 20%
Homework, Lab exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 70%
Lab exercises, Final Project and Presentation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes and exams; Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
Participation and attendance, including field trips.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Periodicals and professional journals.
Instructor prepared materials.

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