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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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AGH 156 - Landscape Design II

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2021

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Course Description:
This course identifies different steps in landscape construction. The steps covered include, preconstruction activities, reading construction documents, basic math, and the landscape construction.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face-to-Face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: ebook/Access Code: $124.99 (charged once per term for all courses that use Cengage Unlimited)

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:

  •  Identify the steps in the landscape construction process. 
  •  Express what is involved in each individual step of this process 
  •  Identify the visual elements of a landscaped area. 
  •  Construct visual elements of the landscaped area

Course Objectives:

  • The major steps in the landscape construction process. 
  • The basic construction activities that occur during the landscape construction process. 
  • The typical rules, contracts, standards and entities that govern landscape contracting around the nation?
  • What local ordinances and building departments provide requirements for the location, construction, and style of landscape areas. 
  • The basic legal requirements that must be met before the construction can begin. 
  • What types of construction documents may be encountered on a project. 
  • What math operations must be performed to order materials, establish grades, or laying out a walkway. 
  • How to calculate perimeter, area, volume and weight conversions. 
  • How to perform basic landscape construction math calculations. 
  • How to calculate a bid or estimate for a landscape project. 
  • Materials and installation techniques for retaining walls. 
  • Materials and installation techniques for landscape paving.

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