SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 7:07:12 AMHORT 195 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

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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
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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 and APTECH 46


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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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.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of HORT 93 and APTECH 46
Recommended:
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

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Create a new landscape drafting project using the CAD softwareprogram.
2. Prepare a base plan for a landscape drafting project.
3. Place and modify text in a drawing.
4. Illustrate plants in a lanscape planting plan.
5. Create a plant table to identy 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. convering 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

Assignments:
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Skill demonstrations:
1. Produce a base plan.
2. Produce a building footprint and place door and window openings.
3. Complete a final project incorporating required elements.
4. Quizzes 3-5, and exams 1-2.
5. Reading: 5-10 pages per week.

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 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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Production of a base plan and completion of a final project.
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 - 0%
None


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

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