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|Discipline and Nbr:
BNDRY CNTRL/LEGAL PRNCPL||
Boundary Control & Legal Principles
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||17.5 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
Introduction to the concepts in boundary control and legal principles associated with the history and current concepts of boundary line and property corner location. This is the second of two courses developed for those in the field of land surveying, civil engineering, title insurance and real estate interested in gaining a better understanding of boundary and legal principles.
Course Completion of SURV 51 ( or CEST 50B or CET 50B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Introduction to the concepts in boundary control and legal principles associated with the history and current concepts of boundary line and property corner location.
Prerequisites:Course Completion of SURV 51 ( or CEST 50B or CET 50B)
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||Fall 2021
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Summarize the historical development of boundary systems in California.
2. Evaluate types of ownership and their effects on transfers.
3. Describe the concepts of sectionalized lands, sequential conveyances,
and simultaneous conveyances.
4. Interpret various types of legal description for boundary locations.
5. Analyze the effects of unwritten and senior rights on property surveys.
6. Identify and apply the concepts of easements, reversions, and riparian rights.
7. Describe the responsibilities of the professional surveyor and
guidelines for performance of work.
Topics and Scope
I. Introduction and historical overview of the development and effect of
boundary systems in California
A. Native American Lands
B. Spanish and Mexican Land Grants
C. Public Domain
D. Lands held in trust by the State of California
E. Lands held privately and Common Law
II. Ownership of real property
A. Acquisition and transfer of real property
B. Interests in real property
C. Supplemental laws
2. Statute of frauds
3. Statute of Limitations
4. Power of attorney
D. Real property encumbrances
2. Trust deeds
3. Land contracts
6. Title insurance
III. Public control
B. Subdivision Lands Act
C. Subdivision Map Act
D. Land Surveyors Act
V. Introduction to the various interpretations of both trial and
appellate courts in California
V. Creation of Public Lands and Common Law Boundaries
VI. Surveying and Retracing Sectionalized Lands
VII. Easement, Reversion, and Riparian Boundaries
VIII. Surveying and Retracing Sequential Conveyances
IX. Surveying and Retracing Simultaneous Conveyances
X. Surveying and Retracing Combination Descriptions
1. Read approximately two chapters of the textbook per week
2. Homework: 14 assignments
3. Quizzes: 14
4. Final exam
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
20 - 30%
|Definitions and descriptions.||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
30 - 40%
|Research and interpret.||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
25 - 35%
|Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
Boundary Control & Legal Principles, 6th Edition. Brown/Robillard/Wilson.