1752 - Land Surveying/Mapping Science

General

Program Title
Land Surveying/Mapping Science
Degree Designation
BS
Program Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
Must have an associate degree, certificate or diploma from a community or technical college that has an articulated agreement with SCSU. (Please contact SCSU Admissions for a list of articulated colleges). To complete the 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Land Surveying and Mapping Science will require approximately another 2-years of study at SCSU in the Department of Geography.
Department(s)
Geography & Planning
College/School
School of Public Affairs
Status
Active

Requirements

Credits: 49

Program Requirements

"49 credits: GEOG 216, GEOG 316, GEOG 335, GEOG 336, GEOG 350, GEOG 394, GEOG 406, GEOG 416, GEOG 433, GEOG 435, GEOG 436, GEOG 438, GEOG 439, GEOG 444, GEOG 455, MATH 211, STAT 239. "

Electives

Admission To Teacher Education: 0

Upper Division Writing Met

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing GEOG 439.

Admissions Requirements

    Notes

    "Students must complete the following courses (44 credits) at St. Cloud Technical and Community College: LSCE 1502, LSCE 1506, LSCE 1510, LSCE 1514, LSCE 1527, LSCE 1530, LSCE 2502, LSCE 2506, LSCE 2510, LSCE 2514, MATH 1300, MATH 1321, or equivalent courses at other schools approved by SCSU program advisor. Please note listed courses are typically part of an AAS degree in Land Surveying/Civil Engineering Technology or similar program." "One credit minimum for GEOG 444, but can be taken for up to 12 credits."

    See program website for additional information.

    Learning Outcomes

    Objective
    An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences
    Objective
    Understand and appropriately apply geographic methods
    Objective
    A knowledge of contemporary issues
    Objective
    An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice
    Objective
    Demonstrate proficiency in one or more of the following areas: boundary and/or land surveying, geographic and/or land information systems, photogrammetry, mapping and geodesy, remote sensing, and other related areas.
    Objective
    Prepare graduates to attain professional status through licensure or other regulated certification.
    Objective
    Prepare graduates for employment commensurate of a four year Bachelor of Science degree.
    Objective
    Prepare graduates to be actively engaged in their profession
    Objective
    Cultivate a continued expansion of knowledge base in land surveying and mapping science areas through life-long learning
    Objective
    Prepare graduates for leadership roles as they advance through their careers
    Objective
    An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    Objective
    Understand globalization processes and effects
    Objective
    An ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
    Objective
    Understand spatial processes and patterns at the local, national and global scales
    Objective
    An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    Objective
    Understand the key concepts of place, space, landscape and region
    Objective
    An ability to identify and solve applied science problems
    Objective
    An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    Objective
    An ability to communicate effectively
    Objective
    The broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context
    Objective
    A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning

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