Surveying/Geomatics (AAS)(Plan Code: SUTSGAPT)

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General Education Requirements
Communication Skills (minimum 6 units required)6
Introduction to Applied Technical Writing (recommended) (5 credits/units)
Health & Physical Education (minimum 3 units required)3
Occupational Wellness (recommended) (3 credits/units)
Computational Skills (minimum 3 units required)
MATH 103College Trigonometry5
Human Relations (minimum 3 units required)3
Interpersonal Communication (recommended) (5 credits/units)
Humanities (minimum 3 units required)3
Course Options
Social Sciences (minimum 3 units required)3
Course Options
Natural Sciences (minimum 3 units required)3
General Physical Science (recommended) (5 credits/units)
Major Area Requirements
BUS 169Introduction to Excel3
ENGR 140Basic Autocad4
ENGR 113Engineering Sketching and VIsualization2
MATH 110College Algebra With Support (or higher)5
or MATH 111 College Algebra
MATH& 151Calculus I (or higher)5
or SURV 199 Cooperative Work Experience
SURV 104Survey Computation5
SURV 121Field Survey I5
or ENGR 121 Field Survey I
SURV 122Field Survey II5
SURV 123Professional Ethics1
SURV 125Introduction to GIS3
SURV 163Route Surveying5
SURV 202Boundary Surveys4
SURV 203Legal Descriptions3
SURV 223Boundary Law I3
SURV 225Subdivision Planning and Platting3
SURV 250Arc GIS I3
SURV 253Introduction to GPS3
SURV 255Emerging Technology3
SURV 264Survey Software Applications4
Total Credits/Units95

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Apply a method of scientific inquiry, valid to the natural sciences, to evaluate claims about the natural world. (GE)
  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Interpret the human experience, within appropriate global and historical contexts, through evaluation, analysis, creation, or performance. (GE)
  • Demonstrate use of modern technology, industry standard software, and tools to collect, analyze and interpret data for surveying solutions.
  • Apply problem solving skills as a member of a professional team in a field crew.
  • Communicate in written form, verbally, and graphically with surveyors and engineers.
  • Solve applied mathematical problems related to land surveying.
  • Prepare complete field records.
  • Practice a code of ethics prescribed by the professional organizations and state codes.

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