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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2000
End Date: Spring Semester 2001

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)

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

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 58 credits
(This includes 12 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GQ courses; 6 credits of GWS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (55 credits)
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], 262(2) (Sem: 1-2)
ENGL 202C GWS(3), MATH 083 GQ(4), PHYS 151(3), SPCOM 100A GWS(3), SUR 211(2), 222(3), 241(3), 272(3), 372W(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3 credits)
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the following technical courses: B A 243(4), 250(3), CHEM 012 GN(3), FOR 203(2), MATH 140 GQ(4), 141 GQ(4), MCH T 111(3), S T S 200 GS(3), SUR 362(3), 375(2) (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.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2000

Blue Sheet #: 28-07-060

Review Date: 12/4/00

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