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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Forest Technology (FORT)

FORT 140 Forest Surveying (3) Plane surveying including hand compass and survey equipment, map reading, deed and title research, land descriptions and property line location.

FORT 140 Forest Surveying (3)

FORT 140 is a three-credit, field-lab-oriented course that reinforces the skills gained in FORT 130 (Forest Mapping Systems) and MATH 081 (Technical Mathematics). Students will apply the principles of mapping and mathematics to land surveying techniques used by forest technicians and foresters.

The course objectives are for students to learn to measure horizontal and vertical angles and distances in the field, perform boundary, topographic, and road surveys, use USGS topographic maps, and become proficient with deed and boundary research.

Course grades will be based on exams, quizzes, lab reports, assignment,s and class attendance and participation.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: or concurrent:FORT 130, MATH 081

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.