Surveying and Mapping (2980)

Surveying and Mapping (2980)

100 INTRODUCTION TO GEOMATICS 2 credits
An introductory course into the field of surveying and mapping technology. Integrated topics include: types of surveys, cartography, and geographic information systems.
101 BASIC SURVEYING 3 credits
Corequisites: 2030:153. Care and use of basic surveying field instruments and the basic computations and adjustments necessary to post process the field survey measurements. Field Practice.
102 TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEYING 2 credits
Prerequisites: 101 and 2030:153. Computations and adjustments of field survey measurements using both conventional and computer methods. Development of maps and plans stressed. Field Practice.
122 ELEMENTARY SURVEYING 3 credits
Elementary surveying for non-surveying and construction majors. Basic tools and computations. Field practice.
123 SURVEYING FIELD PRACTICE 2 credits
Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent. Practical experience in use of surveying equipment and methods of surveying. Provides students with responsibility for making decisions and planning and directing complete project.
222 CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 102; corequisite: 2940:210. Methods and procedures for establishing line and grade for construction. Circular and parabolic curves. Cross-sectioning methods earthwork., communication and plan reading. Field practice.
223 FUNDAMENTALS OF MAP PRODUCTION 3 credits
Introduction to the art and science of maps and map production. Course includes the history of mapping and an overview of the field of cartography. Laboratory.
225 ADVANCED SURVEYING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 228. Introduction to topographic mapping, flood maps, and ALTA surveys. Advanced topics in control surveys, State Plane Coordinates, and bearings from celestial observations. Field practice.
228 BOUNDARY SURVEYING 3 credits
Prerequisites: 102, 355, 2940:170 or equivalent. Analysis of evidence and procedures for boundary location; establishing and/or locating points for boundary and mortgage location surveys; plat preparation. Ohio survey minimum standards. Field Practice.
251 CST SEMINAR 1 credits
Prerequisite: 225. Prepares students for the National Society of Professional Surveyors Certified Surveying Technician Examination. Examination is given at the end of the review.
310 SURVEY COMPUTATIONS & ADJUST 2 credits
Prerequisite: 222, 223. Concepts relating to measurement error, probability, and reliability. Computation and adjustment of horizontal and vertical networks.
315 BOUNDARY CNTRL & LGL PRIN 3 credits
Prerequisite: 12 credits in surveying courses or permission. Historical development of boundaries, rectangular system of public land surveys, systems to describe property, wording and interpretation of deed descriptions, surveyor's rights, duties and responsibilities.
325 OSHA SAFETY REQ FOR SURVEYORS 1 credits
To provide OSHA safety training and certification required for surveying companies.
330 APPLIED PHOTOGRAMMETRY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 355. An introduction to metrical and quantitative photogrammetry using both hard- and soft-copy systems. Laboratory.
335 THE BUSINESS OF SURVEYING 2 credits
A course focused on the business aspects of surveying, including development of business plan components for a company offering professional surveying and mapping services.
340 CADASTRAL SURVEYING 2 credits
Prerequisites: 101 or 4300:230. A study of the official surveys of the United States. Cadastral surveys establish or recreate boundaries and /or tracts of land.
355 COMPUTER APPLICTN IN SURVEYING 3 credits
Use of current surveying software to solve typical problems/projects in surveying technology.
415 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SURVEYING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 315. A study of statute and common law related to land surveying. Evidence and the surveyor's role in the judicial process. Interpreting and writing land descriptions.
420 ROUTE SURVEYING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 225. Surveying for long but narrow strips of land such as highways, railroads, and pipe lines. Course includes all requisite calculations and drawings.
421 SUBDIVISION DESIGN 3 credits
Prerequisite: 222, 315. Site analysis, land use controls, and plotting procedures. Laboratory includes preparation of various types of projects leading to a complete subdivision.
422 GPS SURVEYING 3 credits
Prerequisites: 225, 2985:101 or permission. Introduction to the Global Positioning System (GPS). Course includes the planning, data collection, and processing of GPS data.
425 LAND NAVIGATION 3 credits
Interpretation and use of topographic maps. Study of basic map elements with emphasis on identification of features and coordinate systems. Map use for land navigation.
426 HISTORY OF SURVEYING TO 1785 2 credits
A history of land surveying. Emphasis on the development of survey procedures through history. Part I (to 1785) covers the ancient world to the colonial period.
427 OHIO LANDS 2 credits
Study of the history of the original Ohio Land Subdivisions
428 HIST OF SURVEYING SINCE 1785 2 credits
A history of land surveying. Emphasis on the development of survey procedures through history. Part II (Since 1785) covers the history of the United States to date.
430 SURVEYING PROJECT 3 credits
Prerequisite: senior standing and permission. Provides opportunity to research and develop a specific surveying project within chosen area of surveying. Oral, written and graphical presentation of completed project(s).
431 SENIOR SEMINAR 2 credits
Prerequisite: Senior standing. Students demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired as surveying majors through assessment testing and review of professional licensure laws. Preparation for national exams.
445 APPLICATIONS IN GIS USING GPS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2985:101. Advanced instruction in GIS applications using GPS as well as other surveying and mapping methods. Laboratory.
450 TOPICS: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE 2 credits
Prerequisite: Junior standing. Topics in applicational areas of surveying from the point of view of the practitioner and the consumer of land-related data.
489 ST: SURVEYING 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Special lecture/laboratory courses offered once or only occasionally in areas where no formal course exists. (May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.)
490 W: SURVEYING 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Group study of special topics in surveying. May not be used to meet undergraduate major requirements in surveying. May be used for elective credit only. (May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.)
495 INTERNSHIP:SURVEYING & MAPPING 3 credits
Prerequisite: 64 hours in program and permission from program director. Supervised work experience in surveying and mapping to increase student understanding of surveying and mapping technology.
497 SURVEYING HONORS PROJECT 3 credits
Prerequisites: Senior Studies as an honor student. Provides opportunities to research and develop a specific surveying project within chosen area of surveying. Oral, written , and geographical presentation of completed projects.
498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: permission of instructor. Directed study in a special field of interest chosen by student in consultation with instructor (may be repeated for a total of six credits).

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