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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Surveying (CESSD)

Location(s): Fort Omaha Campus

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Award: Career Certificate
Pathway to Associate Degree: Civil Engineering Technician (CETA2)

This career certificate provides career preparation in land surveying practices. Recipients may seek employment in surveying entry-level positions in engineering, architectural and design firms, and government agencies.


Graduation Requirements
To earn this degree, a student must complete all required courses.
Total credit hours required: 32.5

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Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in different engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
  2. Identify, analyze and solve civil engineering propblems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
  3. Prepare drawings and 3D models for civil engineering projects using computer-aided design systems.  (Prepare plans, detailed dimensional drawings, design layouts and 3D dimensional models for structures, installations, and construction projects, such as highways, sewage disposal systems, and dikes using computer-aided design system.)
  4. Review rough sketches, drawing specifications, and other engineering data received from civil engineers to ensure that they conform to design concepts.
  5. Record laboratory or field data, including numerical data, test results, photographs, or summaries of visual observations.
  6. Conduct topographic survey and prepare map of land surveyed, including site features, water location ad other relevant information.  Prepare charts, drawings, and survey notes.
  7. Analyze Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data to identify spatial relationships and display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data.

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