SRJC Course Outlines

4/22/2021 3:31:51 PMSURV 58 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SURV 58Title:  BOUNDARY DETERMINATION  
Full Title:  Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Determination
Last Reviewed:2/24/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total 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:  CEST 59A

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to the historic development, current concepts, and evidence and procedures used in boundary determination. This course is designed for those in the field of civil engineering, land surveying, real estate and title insurance.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Completion of SURV 51


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to the historic development, current concepts, and evidence and procedures used in boundary determination. This course is designed for those in the field of civil engineering, land surveying, real estate and title insurance.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Completion of SURV 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

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. Summarize the historical development of current land law in California and the U.S.
2. Identify the concepts and types of evidence used in boundary determination.
3. List the types of ownership and evaluate the effects of transfers of property.
4. Interpret and prepare various types of legal descriptions.
5. Analyze the effects of unwritten title in property surveys.
6. Describe the responsibilities of the professional surveyor, court, attorney, title company, engineer, local agencies and landowners in boundary determination.

Topics and Scope
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I. History of Property Surveying
II. Priority of Controlling Calls
III. Ownership of Real Property
IV. Evidence Used for Locating Land
V. Procedures for Written Title Boundaries
VI. Writing Legal Descriptions
VII. The Surveying Profession

Assignments:
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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.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written definitions of concepts.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Write and interpret legal descriptions.
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
25 - 35%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Definitions and descriptions.
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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Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Control, 6th ed. Brown, Robillard and Wilson. Wiley, 2007 (classic)
Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location, W. Robillard and D. Wilson; Wiley, 6th Edition, 2011
Instructor prepared materials

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