1752 - Land Surveying/Mapping Science
- Program Title
- Land Surveying/Mapping Science
- Degree Designation
- Program Level
- 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.
- Geography & Planning
- School of Public Affairs
Admission To Teacher Education: 0
Upper Division Writing Met
Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing GEOG 439.
"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."
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- An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences
- Understand and appropriately apply geographic methods
- A knowledge of contemporary issues
- An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice
- 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.
- Prepare graduates to attain professional status through licensure or other regulated certification.
- Prepare graduates for employment commensurate of a four year Bachelor of Science degree.
- Prepare graduates to be actively engaged in their profession
- Cultivate a continued expansion of knowledge base in land surveying and mapping science areas through life-long learning
- Prepare graduates for leadership roles as they advance through their careers
- An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
- Understand globalization processes and effects
- An ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
- Understand spatial processes and patterns at the local, national and global scales
- An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
- Understand the key concepts of place, space, landscape and region
- An ability to identify and solve applied science problems
- An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
- An ability to communicate effectively
- The broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context
- A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning