2016-2017 Catalog and Handbook 
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2016-2017 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Land Surveying Science Technology, AAS

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Admission Requirements   Learning Outcomes   Estimated Program Fees  

Have you ever dreamed of a career that combined your love for technology with your passion for working outdoors? If so, Southeast Tech’s Land Surveying Technology program was designed with you in mind.

Land Surveying is the technique and science behind determining specific points on a plot of land to help show the boundaries for construction, or to help develop land maps. Surveyors use both math and specialized equipment to help determine the points of a plot. Land Surveying also includes inspection, information gathering, research and data analysis to help determine the points and property boundaries.

Land Surveyors utilize a Global Positioning System (GPS) where satellites and a total station containing an electronic distance measurement device (EDM) determine precise measurements.

Graduates of our program will have the opportunity to become a registered land surveyor.

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Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 69 or 72

Additional Information

*LSS 230 - Educational Field Trip  CET/LSS is the preferred requirement for graduation; however CET 130 - Civil Internship  can also satisfy the requirement (see Advisor for details).

All CET, LSS and CAD courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better to continue on with the next sequential course.

Students entering a program in any semester other than the outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

*Students taking CET 123 prior to, rather than, as a coreq to CET 120 will be rquired to take an additional (1) credit CET 123 Civil 3D review course.

Math 102T must be passed with a “C” or better OR MATH 101 must be passed with a “B” or better to continue with MATH 120T.

Current students of the Land Surveying Science Technology Program that have either successfully completed, or are currently enrolled in a minimum total of 18 semester credit hours of surveying courses within, or in addition to, the Land Surveying Science Technology Program may apply for the Fundamentals of Land Surveying Exam. LSS 299 is a review for this exam.

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