Class Descriptions

SRV-110: Surveying I

This course introduces the theory and practice of plane surveying. Topics include the precise measurement of distances, angles, and elevations; bearing, azimuth and traverse computations; topography and mapping. Upon completion, students should be able to use/care for surveying equipment, collect field survey data, perform traverse computations and create a contour map.

Course Prerequisites:
Take 1 group; Option: Take MAT-121(S24993); Option: Take MAT-171(S24997); Option: Take DMA-060(S24985) DMA-070(S24987) DMA-080(S24988); Option: Take DMA-065(S24986); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

SRV-111: Surveying II

This course introduces route surveying and roadway planning and layout. Topics include simple, compound, reverse, spiral, and vertical curves; geometric design and layout; planning of cross-section and grade line; drainage; earthwork calculations; and mass diagrams. Upon completion, students should be able to calculate and lay out highway curves; prepare roadway plans, profiles, and sections; and perform slope staking.

Course Prerequisites:
Take SRV-110(S12339); Take previously. Required.Take SRV-110(S23990); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

SRV-210: Surveying III

This course introduces boundary surveying, land partitioning, and calculations of areas. Topics include advanced traverses and adjustments, preparation of survey documents, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to research, survey, and map a boundary.

Course Prerequisites:
Take SRV-110(S12339); Take previously. Required.Take CIV-125(S21521) SRV-110(S22362); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

SRV-220: Surveying Law

This course introduces the law as related to the practice of surveying. Topics include surveyors' responsibilities, deed descriptions, title searches, eminent domain, easements, weight of evidence, riparian rights, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply the basic legal aspects associated with the practice of land surveying.

Course Prerequisites:
Take SRV-110(S12339); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:3
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:2
Clinic Credits:0
 

SRV-240: Topo/Site Surveying

This course covers topographic, site, and construction surveying. Topics include topographic mapping, earthwork, site planning, construction staking, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare topographic maps and site plans and locate and stake out construction projects.

Course Prerequisites:
Take SRV-110(S12339); Take previously. Required.Take CIV-125(S21521) SRV-110(S22362); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

SRV-250: Advanced Surveying

This course covers advanced topics in surveying. Topics include photogrammetry, astronomical observations, coordinate systems, error theory, GPS, GIS, Public Land System, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply advanced techniques to the solution of complex surveying problems.

Course Prerequisites:
Take SRV-111; Take previously. Required.Take SRV-111 CIV-125(S21521); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:2
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:0
 

SRV-260: Field & Office Practices

This course covers surveying project management, estimating, and responsibilities of surveying personnel. Topics include record-keeping, starting and operating a surveying business, contracts, regulations, taxes, personnel management, and professional ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the requirements of operating a professional land surveying business.

Course Prerequisites:
Take SRV-110(S23990) CEG-115 or EGR-115(S20666); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:2
Class Credits:1
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:0