Land Surveying Certificate, Credit Certificate

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in surveying, government, and engineering firms as members of a surveying crew. This certificate, combined with appropriate field experience, may lead to party/crew chief positions.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate standard techniques to locate and determine three dimensional coordinates of points on the ground using surveying instruments;
  2. describe the topographical features of points on the ground and provide three dimensional coordinates for these points with given precisions as determined by Federal, State, and Local accuracies and specifications;
  3. apply mathematical methods to interpret and refine field data to determine accuracy and precision of field data; and
  4. solve problems incurred in conducting field surveys through legal and database searches.

Gainful Employment

http://www.ccbcmd.edu/migrate/gainfulemployment/land surveying.html

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 18*

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Semester 1*

Semester 2

Semester 3

Important Information

Short Description

This certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in surveying, government, and engineering firms as members of a surveying crew. This certificate, combined with appropriate field experience, may lead to party/crew chief positions.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

967

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinators

CCBC Catonsville, Wendy Whitcomb
443-840-4919 or wwhitcomb@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Statewide Program
  • Classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Survey Technology, see Portfolio. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.