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Surveying (SUR) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2000
End Date: Summer Session 2004

Surveying (SUR) - ARCHIVE

Commonwealth College
University Park, College of Engineering

PROFESSOR DHUSHY SATHIANATHAN, Head, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State University Park
PROFESSOR CHARLES D. GHILANI, Program Chair, Wilkes-Barre Campus

This major provides the basic undergraduate education required for private and public service in the surveying profession. Particular emphasis is placed on fundamental surveying principles required in all areas of surveying. A basic introduction is provided in the main subdivisions of surveying, including cadastral surveying, geodesy, photogrammetry, adjustments, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and land development.

For the B. S. degree in Surveying, a minimum of 130 credits is required. This baccalaureate program in Surveying is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc., 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: 410-347-7700, or www.abet.org.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(24 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 109 credits
(This includes 24 credits of General Education courses: 6 credits of GWS courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 9 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (72 credits)
MATH 140 GQ(4)[1], MATH 141 GQ(4)[1], MATH 220 GQ(2), SUR 111(3)[1], SUR 112(3), SUR 162(3)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
CAS 100A GWS(3), CMPSC 201C GQ(3), MATH 230(4), MATH 251 GQ(4), STAT 401(3), SUR 222(3), SUR 241(3)[1], SUR 262(2) (Sem: 3-4)
ENGL 202C GWS(3), SUR 272(3)[1], SUR 341(3), SUR 351(3), SUR 362(3), SUR 372W(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)
SUR 441(3), SUR 471(3), SUR 482(3), SUR 490(1) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (28 credits)
Select 1 credit of First-Year Seminar
ED&G 100(3) or EG T 101(1), EG T 102(1), M I S 103(3) (Sem: 1-2)
CHEM 012 GN(3) or GEOG 010 GN(3) and PHYS 211 GN(4), PHYS 212 GN(4), PHYS 213 GN(2), PHYS 214 GN(2); or CHEM 012 GN(3), GEOG 012 GN(3), PHYS 150 GN(3), PHYS 151(3), 3 credits in natural sciences (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 6 credits, from SUR 313(3), SUR 325(3), SUR 375(2), SUR 385(3), SUR 445(3), SUR 455(3), SUR 465(3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (9 credits)
Select 9 credits from department list of technical electives (Sem: 5-6, 9-10)

[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 Item #: 28-07-061

Review Date: 6/14/04

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