Land Surveying (Associate's Degree)

Fundamentals

Advanced technologies are transforming the functions of surveying, particularly in today’s construction environment. Surveying technicians collect data in the field, make calculations and do computer-aided drafting.

Comprehensive curriculum includes:

  • mathematics
  • physics
  • technical drawing
  • communications
  • surveying concepts and principles
  • training on a variety of tools

Students graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Land Surveying and are encouraged to pursue a Bachelor of Science Degree in Surveying and Mapping.

Our faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning
  • bring professional expertise to the classroom

VIDEO: DRONES EXTEND SURVEYORS' TOOLBOX

Drones are giving mapping and surveying professionals new ways to conduct their work.


Akron Advantage

Hands-on learning

Experience surveying and mapping technology firsthand through the Surveying and Mapping Program's two computerized laboratories. They are equipped for:

  • map generation and GIS/GPS activities
  • surveying instrumentation studies and practices

Real-world experience

Gain practical professional experience through an internship or UA's optional co-op and placement program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Student organization

Interact with other surveying and mapping students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:

  • Gathering of Potential Surveyors (GPS)

Accreditation accredited-by-abet

The associate of applied science degree program in Land Surveying is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.


Sample Curriculum


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