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GEOG 335. Land Surveying

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Review of surveying. Surveying calculations; traverses, azimuths, areas, horizontal and vertical curves.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: This course is offered on campus and online. Online course information is available at www.stcloudstate.edu/continuingstudies. Proctored test requirement.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply the principles of trigonometry, plane geometry and coordinate geometry to perform most survey computations.
2. Describe the principles of astronomy for stellar observations and reduction of observations to compute azimuth of traverse line.
3. Compute horizontal, vertical, and spiral curves.
4. Identify and describe the operating geometric principles of surveying instruments.
5. Apply field and office aspects to complete a traverse to meet specified degree of accuracy and compile coordinates of surveyed points.
6. Apply necessary principles to complete a level loop and establish elevations on survey control points.






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