Each day, you will spend equal time moving between lectures in the classroom to soil pits in the field, evaluating soils using your eyes, hands, and nose. You will observe, record and evaluate the site-specific soil characteristics required to write and support a complete soil log, as well as evaluate the soil and landscape data to determine design input. Most importantly, you will develop the necessary tools to determine whether a site is right – legally and practically – for a septic system or stormwater runoff Best Management Practices (BMPs) facility.
In addition to 2.1 Rutgers CEUs, the soils and site evaluation course is approved for the following credits: NJ Health Officers & Registered Environmental Health Specialists: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). CEs for Soils and Site Evaluation are still pending. NJ Certified Public Works Managers: Pending Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits: Pending NJ Professional Engineers: Pending Home Inspectors: Pending EH