HORT 1440 Landscape Grading and Drainage

Allows students to become familiar with basic site grading procedures that promote proper site drainage. This course emphasizes a hands-on approach to grading using hand and machine-driven equipment. Topics include: overview of grading and drainage, topographic map reading and evaluation, basic surveying procedures and equipment usage, site analysis and drainage design and installation, grading equipment operation and safety and grading landscape areas.