• Program: Architectural Technology
  • Course: Civil Site Plan Development
  • Course #: ARCH2800
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course introduces civil site planning. Through the use of Computer-Aided Design (CAD), the student will produce a set of plans including a subdivision plat with contours, street plan and profile sheets, utilities, site plan, and site details. The topography map will be plotted with accurate cut and fill boundaries.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Interpret civil site plans
Develop a topographical surface using imported survey data
Design topographical surface grading contours
Apply survey coordinate system
Draft accurate subdivision plats
Plot a contour topographical map using field notes
Draft street plans
Draft cross section profiles including utilities
Draft street, curb, drainage, and site details
Identify Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping tools
Develop sustainable design site development strategies
Identify soil characteristics
Calculate earthwork
Draft Planned Unit Development (PUD) plan

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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