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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1997
End Date: Summer Session 2000

Surveying Technology (2 SRT) - ARCHIVE

PROFESSOR WAYNE HAGER, Head, School of Engineering Technology and Commonwealth Engineering, Penn State University Park
PROFESSOR CHARLES D. GHILANI, Program Coordinator, Penn State Wilkes-Barre

This major provides the basic undergraduate education required for private and public service as a survey technician in the surveying profession. Basic knowledge is provided in the areas of land, construction, geodetic, photogrammetry, and topographic surveys. Curriculum is designed to develop an individual with an appreciation of the skills and equipment needed to make precise measurements in the field of surveying.

Graduates of the Surveying Technology major may qualify for admission to the baccalaureate degree major in Surveying at Penn State Wilkes-Barre or the Structural Design and Construction Engineering Technology major offered at Penn State Harrisburg.

For the Associate in Engineering Technology degree in Surveying Technology, a minimum of 68 credits is required. This program is accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology at each campus where the full two years of the program are offered.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

(12 of these 21 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses.)

EG T 101(1), 102(1), ENGL 015 GWS(3),
M I S 103(3), MATH 081 GQ(3), 082 GQ(3),
PHYS 150 GN(3), SUR 111(3)[1], 112(3), 162(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
SUR 313(4) (Sem: Summer)
ENGL 202C GWS(3), MATH 083 GQ(4), PHYS 151(3), SPCOM 100 GWS(3), SUR 211(2), 251(3), 272(3), 321(3), 372W(3) (Sem: 3-4)

Select a minimum of 2 credits from the following technical courses: ACCTG 200(3), CE T 261(3), 297(1-9), CHEM 012 GN(3), E MCH 011(3), FOR 203(3), GEOG 010 GN(3), MATH 140 GQ(4), 141 GQ(4), MCH T 111(3), S T S 200 GS(3), STAT 401(3), SUR 242(3), 325(3), 351(3), 362(3), 375(2), 385(3), 497(1-9) (Sem: 3-4)

[1]A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1997

Blue Sheet Item #: 25-06-043

Review Date: 1/30/00


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