Surveying/Geomatics (AAS)

Academic Plans, known as programs, include a overview description and a summary of program requirements. You can search the online catalog via the the Academic Plan links on the right for a desired program or a specific course information. 

General Education Requirements
Communication Skills6
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (recommended) (5 credits/units)
INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED TECHNICAL WRITING (recommended) (5 credits/units)
Health & Physical Education3
INDUSTRIAL HEALTH AND FITNESS (recommended) (3 credits/units)
Computational Skills
MATH 103COLLEGE TRIGONOMETRY5
Human Relations3
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (recommended) (5 credits/units)
Humanities
Course Options3
Social Sciences
Course Options3
Natural Sciences3
GENERAL PHYSICAL SCIENCE (recommended) (5 credits/units)
Major Area Requirements
BTEC 169INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL3
CADD 140BASIC AUTOCAD4
or ENGR 140 BASIC AUTOCAD
ENGR 113ENGINEERING SKETCHING AND VISUALIZATION2
MATH 111COLLEGE ALGEBRA (or higher)5
MATH&151CALCULUS I (or higher)5
SURV 102FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVEY (recommended)2
SURV 104COMPUTATION AND PLATTING5
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 A & PLATTING3
SURV 250ARC GIS I3
SURV 253INTRODUCTION TO GPS2
SURV 252MAP PROJECTIONS2
SURV 264SURVEY SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS4
Total Credits/Units93

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.