SUR: Surveying & Related Areas

Courses

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SUR 1101C. BASIC SURVEYING MEASUREMENTS.

342

Prerequisite MTB 2321 or MAC 1114 or higher mathematics or departmental approval. Elementary surveying, including fundamentals of plane surveying; use and care of equipment. Covers accurate measuring of distance; theory and practice of leveling, angles and bearings; principles and use of transit; curves; stadia; and topographic and land surveying. Coordinated class, lab and field assignments. (Special Fee: $104.00).

SUR 2202C. HIGHWAY DRAFTING AND ROUTE DESIGN.

322

Prerequisites: SUR 1101C Recommended: ETD 1320 Highway drafting includes topographic maps, plans and profiles, and cross sections. Route design covers traffic and vehicular characteristics, curvature and elevation of roadbeds, earthwork, and aerial photography as they affect cost and route design. (Special Fee: $104.00).

SUR 2390C. INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

341

Recommended prerequisite: Computer proficiency This course covers the application of Geographic Information Systems to a variety of professional, industrial, and business uses. It also provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in utilizing the application software currently in use in the region. (Special Fee: $56.00).

SUR 2400. LEGAL ASPECTS OF SURVEYING.

330

Prerequisites: SUR 1101C or departmental approval Legal principles of boundary location and professionalism; history of boundary surveys; sectional surveys; legal descriptions, property transfer, resurveys, subdivision plats; surveyor in court; water boundaries.

SUR 2460C. SUBDIVISIONS.

340

Recommended Prerequisites: ETC 2521 and SUR 2640 Plat construction from tract description to final recorded plat; plat drafting by the latest computer software; necessary computation; meaning of legal parts; current plat laws and regulations. (Special Fee: $53.00).

SUR 2640C. ADVANCED SURVEYING COMPUTATIONS (SURVEYING III).

341

Prerequisite: SUR 1101C Recommended: ETD 1320 Advanced surveying office computations; traverse, horizontal curve, and vertical curve review; coordinates areas by D.M.D. and coordinates; partitioning-problems; intersection problems (line-line, line-curve, curve-curve); missing traverse parts; compound and reverse curve computations; spirals; principles of significant figures and solution analysis. (Special Fee: $104.00).

SUR 2941. INTERNSHIP EXPLORATION IN SURVEYING.

1-4variable

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits including SUR 1101C. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences. Each earned credit of internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).

SUR 2942. INTERNSHIP IN CIVIL/SURVEYING ENGINEERING.

1-4variable

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all mandated courses in Reading, Mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes; a minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; and 12 credits including both ETD 1320 and SUR 1101C. The Program Director/Program Chair/Program Coordinator or Internship Placement Office has the discretion to provide override approval as it relates to the waiver of required program/discipline-related courses. This course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with supervised career exploration activities and/ or practical experiences. Each earned credit of internship requires a minimum of 80 clock hours of work. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied. (Internship Fee: $10.00).