Surveying and Mapping (Bachelor’s Degree)
Advanced technologies are transforming the functions of surveying and mapping - measuring of ground surface, as well as the preparation of maps, profiles, cross sections and alignments. Surveying and mapping technicians collect data in the field, make calculations and do computer-aided drafting. Advancing beyond the technician level studies, this program provides the academic preparation needed to pursue a license as a professional surveyor.
Our comprehensive curriculum includes learning how to:
- use a variety of surveying and mapping tools
- create maps using principles and techniques of field measurements and adjustments
- design construction projects and subdivisions
- use GIS and GPS technology
Students graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Surveying and Mapping.
- are innovative and interactive
- use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning
- bring professional expertise to the classroom
VIDEO: DRONES EXTEND SURVEYORS' TOOLBOX
Drones are giving mapping and surveying professionals new ways to conduct their work.
Experience surveying and mapping technology firsthand through the Surveying and Mapping Program's two computerized laboratories. They are equipped for:
- map generation and GIS/GPS activities
- surveying instrumentation studies and practices
Gain practical professional experience through an internship or UA's optional co-op and placement program. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.
Interact with other surveying and mapping students and professionals in the field through organizations such as:
- Gathering of Potential Surveyors (GPS)
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