Land Surveying (Associate Degree)

Land Surveying 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
  • Option to pursue bachelor’s degree in surveying and mapping.

Our Faculty

  • are innovative and interactive
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

Akron Advantage

Hands-on Research

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 cooperative education program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.

Surveying and Mapping Student Organization

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

  • Gathering of Potential Surveyors (GPS)


Accredited by ABET

This program has been accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Sample Curriculum

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