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AGC 175 Soils III ST
Credit Hours:  .5
Effective Term: Spring 2009
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: .5 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Problems with bridged areas and breakthroughs, soil stabilization, procedures for moisture-density tests and compaction problems.

Prerequisites: Must be sponsored by an AGC Contractor


Recommendations: Developed by the AGC Training Committee

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain how the shrinkage and swell of soils affect excavating and grading operations.

2. (Knowledge Level) Identify the different methods of measuring quantities of soils.

3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the relationship between soil density and compaction requirements.

4. (Comprehension Level) Describe the requirements for handling and combining different types of materials used in highway construction.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Successfully complete Soils II Module Examination #22207 at the end of class with a score of at least 70%.
2. Complete the NCCER Performance Profile Sheet (Module #22207).
3. Safely perform all tasks according to applicable OSHA standards.