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Catalog 2015-16 
    
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Land Surveying Certificate


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Semester Sequence


This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.



  

Program Requirements and Electives - 18 Credits


Total Credits Required for Certificate: 18*


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) 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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