This course provides a basic understanding of the origin, composition and structure of soils, and how soil materials influence construction operations. The construction of different types of foundations and haul roads will be discussed. Students will learn methods of analysis and the interpretation of geotechnical reports. Testing of soils for construction quality control and assurance applications will be introduced and conducted as part of lab exercises. Lab fee required.
Prerequisites: BCN 2230 and BCN 2231 with a grade of "C" or higher.
Terms Typically Offered: Spring
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.