ARCH-125: Surveying and Site Planning
Course, prefix, number, & title: ARCH-125 Surveying and Site Planning
Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 2 class hours, 3 laboratory hours
Pre-requisites (if any): MA-114, ARCH-113, ARCH-121, all with a grade of C or higher
Course Description in college catalog:
Principles and practice of elementary surveying. Application of the fundamental techniques of site planning principles and the use of topographical maps and models. The importance of site development as it relates to architecture and sustainable site development. Field work in practical application of surveying techniques; measurement of distances, angles, and elevations. Computation and mapping of closed traverses.
Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:
General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.
Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
Course-specific student learning outcomes:Students will use surveying techniques to measure distances, angles, and elevations in the field.
Other program outcomes (if applicable).
Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:Exams, labs, projects and field work.
Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.