Jul 18, 2019  
Catalog 2015-16 
    
Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Survey Technology (Civil Design Option)


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Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

 
Statewide Program

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education courses .



Fall Semester Year 2


Spring Semester Year 2


  • Gen. Ed. Elective - Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credits.
  • Program Elective (see approved list) 3 Credits.
  • Program Elective (see approved list) 3 Credits.
  • Program Elective (see approved list) 3 Credits.
  

General Education - 18-19 Credits


General Education Electives:


Choose one 3-credit Diversity course from the list of approved General Education courses .

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credits.

Program Requirements and Electives - 42 Credits


Total Credits Required for Degree: 60-61*


*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 Description


This degree program prepares students for positions with surveying firms, government, and engineering/construction firms as office technicians performing data reduction, basic design, and computer aided drafting.

Students who elect this curriculum and desire to transfer courses to a four-year institution should check with the program coordinator and/or an academic advisor. While many courses will transfer, certain specialized courses may not. Courses may be taken in any sequences as long as prerequisites are met. Some courses may be offered in alternate semesters only.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this degree option, 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. demonstrate how to incorporate positional information into effective written and oral communications;
  4. create two dimensional scale drawings to interpret and define field data to accuracy and precision as determined by Federal, State, and Local accuracies and specifications;
  5. use scale drawings to solve problems incurred in field surveys and compare accuracy of drawings through legal and database searches;
  6. explain proper procedures used in determining three dimensional positions and show how these procedures comply with Federal, State, and Local specifications; and
  7. prepare scale drawings that will comply with Federal, State, and Local Laws, Standards, and Regulations to be used by State, County, Federal Agencies, Property and Real Estate Professionals, Property Owners and others requiring legal descriptions of objects positioned upon the earth and property boundaries. 

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