Surveying Engineering Technology (Certificate T0879)

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate T0879

The Surveying Engineering Technology certificate provides students with introductory skills that lead to a career in Surveying Engineering Technology. The focus of the program is on the examination and documenting of an area’s boundaries and features for the purposes of constructing contour maps, the application of geographic information systems (GIS), the creation of technical communication and documentation, and the applications of unmanned aircraft systems for land surveying. Students will complete substantial projects to aid in their career prospects. This advanced level certificate may aid in the student's search for an entry-level position as a surveying technician, computer aided design (CAD) technician, engineering technician, field technician or transfer into a discipline-related program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
ENGR 1Introduction to Engineering2
ENGR 1CEngineering Critical Thinking3
ENGR 18Introduction to Engineering Graphics3
ENGR 24Engineering Graphics4
GEOG 10Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
Choose one of the following: 3-4
Precalculus Mathematics
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
SURV 1ASurveying3
SURV 1BSurveying3
SURV 1CComputer-Aided Drafting for Surveyors and Civil Engineers3
AERO 160Unmanned Aircraft Systems Basic4
Total Units31-32

Program Learning Outcomes
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