Advanced technologies are transforming the functions of surveying and mapping - measuring of ground surface, as well as the preparation of maps, profiles, cross sections and alignments. Surveying and mapping technicians collect data in the field, make calculations and do computer-aided drafting.
Experience surveying and mapping technology firsthand through the Surveying and Mapping Program's two computerized laboratories. They are equipped for:
Gain practical professional experience through an internship or UA's optional cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.
Interact with other surveying and mapping students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:
A degree in surveying and mapping prepares you for a variety of work environments:
As technologies become more complex, individuals with a bachelor's degree and strong technical skills will have the best job opportunities.
The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:
Career Resource Library
co-op/internships through Career Advantage Network
computer stations for resume writing and employment research
UA Career Fairs