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Geomatics Engineering Technology

A QUICK INTRO

Geomatics Engineering Technology is a course of study that prepares students to use mathematical and scientific principles for the delineation, determination, planning and positioning of land tracts, boundaries, contours and features applying principles of route surveying, geographical information systems, and other kinds of property description and measurement to create related maps, charts and reports. 

 

WHAT YOU STUDY

Includes instruction in applied geodesy, computer graphics, photointerpretation, plane and geodetic surveying, mensuration, traversing, survey equipment operation and maintenance, instrument calibration, and basic cartography.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Graduates should qualify for jobs as survey party chief, instrument person, surveying technician, highway surveyor, mapper, GPS technician, and CAD operator. Graduates will be prepared to pursue the requirements necessary to become a Registered Land Surveyor in North Carolina.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EARN

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COURSE INFORMATION

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FALL SEMESTER 1

Prefix No. Title Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
CIS 110  Intro to Computers 3
CEG 115  Intro to Technology & Sustainability 3
DFT 151  CAD I 3
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
    Totals 17

 

SPRING SEMESTER 1

CEG 211 Hydrology & Erosion Control 3
DFT 152 CAD II 3
EGR 250 Statics & Strengths of Materials 5
SRV 110 Surveying I 4
    Totals 15

 

SUMMER SEMESTER 

ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
SRV 111 Surveying II 4
Choose one of the following:
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POL 120 American Government 3
Choose one of the following:
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3
    Totals 13

 

FALL SEMESTER 2

CEG 111 Introduction to GIS & GNSS 4
CEG 210 Construction Materials & Methods 3
CIV 111 Soils and Foundations 4
SRV 210 Surveying III 8
SRV 220 Surveying Law 3
    Totals 18

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2

CEG 212 Intro to Environmental Tech 3
CEG 230 Subdivision Planning & Design 3
CEG 235 Project Management & Estimating 3
SRV 240 Topo/Site Surveying 4
    Totals 13
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Civil Engineering/Geomatics Technology Program Coordinator/Instructor

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