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Land Surveying Certificate

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Total Credits Required for Certificate: 18*

*A new college orientation requirement, completion of the one-credit ACDV 101  course, Transitioning to College, went into effect spring 2010. If you are a credit student who is new to college (meaning you have not successfully completed college coursework at another institution(s)), you are required to take ACDV 101  during your first semester at CCBC, thereby increasing the number of credits required for the certificate to 19 credits. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) in order for this requirement to be waived.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate standard techniques to locate and determine three dimensional coordinates of points on the ground using surveying instruments;
  2. describe the topographical features of points on the ground and provide three dimensional coordinates for these points with given precisions as determined by Federal, State, and Local accuracies and specifications;
  3. apply mathematical methods to interpret and refine field data to determine accuracy and precision of field data; and
  4. solve problems incurred in conducting field surveys through legal and database searches.

Program Description:

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in surveying, government, and engineering firms as members of a surveying crew. this certificate combined with appropriate field experience may lead to party/crew chief positions.

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