LA 3160

LA 3160

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course exposes students to the fundamentals of site engineering and its relationship to best environmental practices.  Lectures and short vignettes are provided to students and "worked-through" within the class period.  These projects deal with site grading, earthwork estimating; storm water management, site layout, and essential associated professional skills.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Intended for: Landscape Architecture majors.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Students will learn how site grading affects the three dimensional qualities of landscape and how those qualities affect design.
  • Students shall be able to read, interpret and develop topographic site plans.
  • Students will learn concepts and conventions used by Civil Engineers, Landscape Architects and contractors to achieve the desired built outcomes.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LA 6160

  • 5 Credits Graded

  •  1106 LA 3160   LEC 001

  •  2803 LA 3160   DIS 201