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CAT 2301 Land Development Design in Civil 3D

Application of civil engineering technology principles to land development. Design elements include boundary and topographicsurveying, remote sensing, roadway, hydrology and quality estimates within Computer Aided Design software. Emphasis is placedupon federal, state and local regulations related to the development of real property. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: CAT 1301 AND CAT 1401 AND CAT 1501 


  • Demonstrate the basic principles and elements of roadway system design including horizontal/vertical alignments, pavement design, storm water drainage and construction.
  • Utilize Computer Aided Design software to calculate stormwater runoff, generate pipe networks, develop grading plans and design sediment and erosion control measures.
  • Utilize Computer Aided Design software to generate plan/profile sheet sets, general notes, detail drawings and reports for project cost estimating.
  • Recognize the capabilities of various software packages to collect, organize, process and analyze spatially referenced datasets.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2