Course Description :

Overview of land development projects including factors, construction practices, legal issues, and government policies. Design project includes feasibility study, engineering evaluation of site, and layout design of lots, buildings, streets, sewers, etc. Interactive graphics and automated drafting.

At the conclusion of this course students will be able to:

Specific Course Objectives :
  • Learn where to go to find a locality's standards for site and subdivision development and how to interpret those standards.
  • Prepare a feasibility study for a land development project.
  • Recognize environmental considerations associated with land development projects.
  • Interpret and understand topographic maps and prepare grading plans for a site development.
  • Design major infrastructure systems for a site, including sanitary, storm, water and roadway systems.
  • Prepare a written report and an oral/visual presentation of the design project or one of its components.
  • Work as a member of an integrated team to complete the project design, report and presentation.
Course Prerequisite :
C- or better in CEE 3274
Hours & Credits :
3H, 3C
Semester Offered :
Fall, Spring
Course Comment :
DESIGN PROJECT COURSE for the Land Development Specialty Area. Senior Standing Required.
Program Area :
Interdisciplinary Programs