Surveying Program Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Degree – NMC Code 577

The Surveying program focuses on the technical aspects of surveying, ensuring students in the program are trained to meet varying roles surveyors play in the workforce. In today’s ever changing world of technology, autonomous vehicles, construction and development there has never been more demand for surveyors. All boundaries defining ownership, road construction, housing, schools, and commercial structures, cell phone towers, fiber optic line, gas pipe line, solar panel farms, oil-gas exploration, dams, rails, bridges, mining requires the assistance of a properly trained land surveyor.

The tools that a modern-day surveyor use are technically very advanced and vary depending on the accuracy and precision required for a specific task. Leica Geosystems has partnered with NMC to provide a comprehensive set of equipment, ensuring every student in the program has ready access to the most recent tools and technology.

Effective: Fall 2019

General Education Requirements Credits: 21

Required General Education Classes

Class

Credits

Communications: ENG 111 and ENG 220

7

Humanities: PHL 105 or PHL 203

3

Math competency: Placement into MTH 122, or completion of MTH 121

4

Science: PHY 105

4

Social Sciences: GEO 115

3

 

Occupational Specialty Requirements: 39

Required Occupational Specialty Classes

Class

Credits

AVF 141 Remote Pilot Flight

3

MTH 131 Intro to Prob & Stats

3

SVR 110 Fundamentals of Surveying

5

SVR 120 CAD for Surveying

4

SVR XXX* Construction Survey Applications

4

SVR XXX* Surveying Calculations

3

SVR XXX* Survey Positioning

5

SVR XXX* Boundary Surveying

3

SVR XXX* Remote Sensing Systems

3

WSI 200 GL Research Technologies

3

Approved Elective (see advisor)

3

* Courses under development

Program Requirements: 60

NOTE: This program requires a minimum of 60 credits. Courses tested out or waived must be replaced with approved program electives.

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