SRJC Course Outlines

3/31/2023 12:11:34 AMCEST 63 Course Outline as of Spring 2009

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CEST 63Title:  SUBDIVISION PLANNING  
Full Title:  Subdivision Planning
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 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 Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CET 63

Catalog Description:
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Purpose and objectives of subdivision regulations procedures with emphasis on preparation of tentative and final subdivision maps, development of improvement plans and construction and surveying techniques.

Course Completion of CEST 51

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Purpose and objectives of subdivision regulations procedures with emphasis on preparation of tentative parcel and final subdivision maps.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CEST 51
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  List the functions and responsibilities of private and public agencies
   involved in the subdivision planning process and approval.
2.  List and define the differences between a major and minor subdivision
   as defined by Subdivision Map Act and local ordinances.
3.  Prepare a tentative map according to local regulations.
4.  Prepare a parcel map.
5.  Prepare a final map.
6.  Prepare a residential development plan.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Purpose and objectives of zoning, subdivision, and building
2.  Land development and planning process.
3.  Subdivision Map Act and local control.
4.  Subdivision map process.
5.  Mathematics used in land planning.
6.  Tentative, parcel and final maps.

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1. Read approximately one chapter of the textbook per week
2. Weekly lab assignments using CAD technology
3. Special projects: 1
4. Midterms: 4
5. Final exam: project presentation
6. Legal parcel descriptions

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
15 - 25%
Legal descriptions of parcels
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Homework problems, project
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Performance exams, project
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
25 - 35%
Essays, Matching items, Completion
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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Practical Manual of Land Development 3rd Ed., Barbara C. Colley, McGraw-Hill, 2000 (Classic).
Instructor prepared materials

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