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 1 Certified Survey Technician examination prepared by the American Society on Surveying and Mapping National Society of Professional Surveyors (ACSM-NSPS).
Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Surveying Technology program, students will be able to:
Demonstrate preparedness to enter productive technical positions in the geospatial fields of surveying, mapping, and Geographic Information Systems.
Successfully pass the American Society on Surveying and Mapping National Society of Professional Surveyors (ACSM-NSPS) Level 1 Certified Survey Technician examination.
Develop a professional work ethic needed in the surveying industry.