Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

CONS 114: Soils, Sitework, Concrete and Testing

General Information

  • Name: Soils, Sitework, Concrete and Testing
  • Discipline: Construction (CONS)
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Covers soil classifications as related to bearing and compaction. The student also learns to interpret the elements of a site plan including contours, existing grades, finish grades, finish elevations, benchmarks, and on-site utilities. Also includes instruction in reading and verifying grade and horizontal control stakes. Course will cover underground utilities, foundations, flatwork, drains, swales and all associated testing.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.



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