Surveying, AAS

This program prepares students to enter the land surveying profession as technicians, instrument persons, drafters, and/or office technicians. The philosophy of the program is that all students are potentially seeking a professional land surveyor license. Success in the surveying program requires an above average proficiency in math and strong English skills. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to

  • Operate current instrumentation to search for field evidence, take and reduce field notes, and stake construction projects and boundary monumentation;
  • Function in office activities including calculator operations, computer data entry and analysis, manual and computer drafting of various survey-related drawings, and records research;
  • Enter a geographic information system entry-level position; and
  • Possess sufficient theoretical and practical surveying knowledge to sit for the Land Surveyor Intern exam.
Required Courses


First Year


Fall Semester


First Semester Total: 16


Fall Semester


Third Semester Total: 18


Spring Semester


Fourth Semester Total: 17


Total Credits: 69-71


1Another math sequence, which includes coursework through Calculus, may be substituted.
2Another physical science class may be substituted with advisor approval.
R Indicates Related Instruction requirement.
*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

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