ARE YOU READY FOR A JOB INLAND SURVEYING TECHNOLOGY: GEOMATICS? Certificate of Proficiency (CP)
This program is designed to meet the minimum requirements of the Missouri Board for Professional Land Surveyors. Graduates of the program, upon completion of the practical experience requirement of the Board, will be able to take the Land Surveying Training Exam. Those passing the exam are qualified for entry-level positions as a surveyor at private surveying and engineering firms and with federal, state and local governments.
- Career Opportunities
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- Program Curriculum
Land Surveying Technology: Geomatics (CP) 36-38 Credits
Program Total: 36-38 I. Career General Education 24-26 credits ENG:101 College Composition I 3 COM:101 Oral Communications I 3 MTH:144 Technical Algebra and Trigonometry (or) MYH:185 Precalculus 5 MTH:154 Technical Analytic Geometery and Calculus (or) MTH:186 Survey of Calculus (or) MTH:210 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4-5 EGR:133 Introduction to AutoCAD I 2 GE:101 Technical Computer Applications 3 GEO:111 Physical Geology (or) PHY:111 College Physics (or) PSI:111 Introduction to Astronomy (AND) PSI:115 Observational Astronomy 4-5 II. Area of Concentration 6 credits CE:240 Surveying I 3 CE:247 Legal Aspects of Boundry Surveying 3 IV. Electives 6 credits CE:244 Introduction to GIS 3 CE:245 Introduction to Global Positioning Systems (GPS) 2 CE:246 GPS Application Lab 1 CE:253 Surveying Office Practices 3 CE:108 Construction Methods 3 CE:248 Fundamentals of Land Surveying 3 CE:250 Surveying II 3
- Additional Information
The Land Surveying Technology: Geomatics program is offered at our Florissant Valley campus. Students may take general education classes toward this degree at any of our four campuses, our five education centers, and online.