Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Surveying Technology, A.S. Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Surveying Technology, A.S.

Program Description

The Surveying Technology program prepares the student for immediate employment as a surveying or Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technician and teaches the student knowledge and skills that will enable one to adapt to ever evolving technical and technological changes in geospatial field and office applications. The graduate will be prepared to face the challenge of modern Surveying and GIS practice. The program emphasizes applications-based approaches and provides an overview of the geospatial fields of surveying, mapping, and GIS and prepares the student for further study and for the Level 3 Certified Survey Technician examination prepared by the American on Surveying and Mapping National Society of Professional Surveyors (ACSM-NSPS).

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the AS in Surveying Technology program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate preparedness to enter productive technical position in the geospatial fields of surveying, mapping, and Geographic Information Systems.
  2. Successfully pass the American Society on Surveying and Mapping National Society of Professional Surveyors (ACSM-NSPS) Level 3 Certified Survey Technician examination.
  3. Develop a professional work ethic needed in the surveying industry.
  4. Demonstrate ability to utilize modern measurement technologies to acquire spatial data and employ industry-standard software to solve technical problems.

A. General Education Requirements

Please refer to the General Education requirements in this catalog.

Note: Surveying Technology students must take MA 161A and SI 141 as part of their General Education requirements.

Minimum Total General Education Requirements - 20

B. Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
SU 100 - Surveying Drafting (3)
SU 101 - Surveying Problems I (3)
CE 211 - Plane Surveying I (3) +
CE 222 - Plane Surveying II (3) +
SU 230 - Advanced Surveying (3) +
SU 240 - Boundary Law I (3)
SU 241 - Boundary Law II (3) +
SU 250 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
SU 251 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3) +
SU 280 - Special Topics in Geographic Information Systems (3) +
SU 292 - Surveying Practicum (1) +

Total Technical Requirements - 31

C. Related General & Technical Requirements

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
AE 121 - Technical Engineering Drawing I (3)
AE 150 - Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) I (3) +
CS 101 - Introduction to Computer Systems & Information Technology (3) +
HL 130 - First Aid & Safety (1)
MA 161B - College Algebra & Trigonometry II (4)
OA 101 - Keyboarding and Document Processing (3)

Total Related General & Technical Requirements - 17

Total Credits Required - 68