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(Archive) Surveying (SUR)

Begin Date: Summer Session 1994
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Surveying (SUR) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR WAYNE HAGER, Head, School of Engineering Technology and Commonwealth Engineering

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.

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

(21 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin. Note: The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) does not permit the use of skills courses to satisfy the Arts Category of General Education.)

(This includes 21 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GWS courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 9 credits of GN courses; 3 credits of GS courses.)

EG T 101(1), 102(1), GEOG 010 GN(3), M I S 103(3), MATH 140 GQ(4)[1], 141 GQ(4), SUR 111(3)[1], 112(3), 162(3) (Sem: 1-2)
ENGL 202C GWS(3), SUR 242(3)[1], 251(3), 272(3)[1] (Sem: 3-4)
SUR 321(3), 351(3), 362(3)[1], 372W(3) (Sem: 5-6)
SUR 313(4) (Sem: 7-8)
SUR 441(3), 471(3), 482(3) (Sem: 9-10)

PHYS 201 GN(4), 202 GN(4), 204 GN(4); or PHYS 150 GN(3), 151(3), CHEM 012 GN(3), 3 credits in natural sciences (Sem: 1-4)
MATH 220 GQ(2), 231(2); or MATH 230(4) (Sem: 3-4)
CMPSC 101 GQ(3), 201C GQ(3) or 201F GQ(3) (Sem: 3-4)
STAT 401(3) or 451(3) (Sem: 5-6)
ECON 002 GS(3) or 014 GS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 6 credits, from C E 261(3), CE T 261(3), GEOG 352(3), SUR 325(3), 345(3), 365(3), 375(2), 385(3), 455(3), 497(1-9) (Sem: 5-6, 9-10)

Select 12 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.

The Pennsylvania State University ©1998

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: Summer Session 1994

Blue Sheet Item #: 21-03-007

Review Date: 6/3/99 (General Education Update)


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