Soils and Foundations


This course presents an overview of soil as a construction material using both analysis and testing procedures. Topics include index properties, classification, stress analysis, compressibility, compaction, dewatering, excavation, stabilization, settlement, and foundations. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic soil tests and analyze the engineering properties of soil.

  • Prerequisite:
    Take One: EGR-250, EGR-251, or MEC-210
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours 2
Lab Hours 3
Clinic, Coop, or Shop Hours
Credit Hours 3