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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 22, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 251 Boundary Survey and Plat Design

4 credits
In this course students will learn about the systems of public lands, legal descriptions, and how to locate the boundary lines of property using surveying equipment. Also includes site and subdivision planning, including topography.

Prerequisites: CIVL 105  or instructor permission

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe and apply teamwork skills to locate boundary lines of a property using surveying equipment
  • Describe system of public lands including city, county, state and federal and describe common civil engineering considerations for each
  • Apply boundary surveys  and legal descriptions to complete civil drawings
  • Properly draw boundary lines of properties including distances and directions
  • Create plat designs in subdivisions