University Catalog

Geography and Planning

Chairperson: David Wall
Address: 359 Stewart Hall
Phone: 320.308.3160
Email: geog@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/gp

BS in Land Surveying/Mapping Sciences (60 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • Associates Degree in related program at a two-year college.

Notes

  • 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 Office for list of articulated colleges.)
  • During Academic Year 2012-2013 8 students graduated with the B.S. degree.
  • Program objectives for this ASAC ABET accredited program are: a) Prepare graduates for employment commensurate of a four year Bachelor of Science degree; b) Prepare graduates to be actively engaged in their profession; c) Cultivate continued expansion of knowledge base in land surveying and mapping science areas through life-long learning; d) Prepare graduates for leadership roles as they advance through their careers.

Program Requirements

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, GEOG 462; MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 229 or STAT 229. Up to 12 credits can be doubled counted toward the GIS minor.



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


BES in Land Surveying/Mapping Sciences-BES (45 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Eligibility to take the Fundamentals of Land Surveying (FS) exam is contingent upon completing elective courses approved by a Land Surveying advisor.

Program Requirements

GEOG 335, GEOG 336, GEOG 439.

Electives

Select 27 credits: GEOG 316, GEOG 350, GEOG 394, GEOG 416, GEOG 406, GEOG 433, GEOG 436, GEOG 438, GEOG 444, GEOG 455, GEOG 462. Supporting Courses (9 credits): Minimum of 6 credits of 200 level or higher calculus and a minimum of 3 credits of 200 level or higher statistics.

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


Minor in Land Surveying/Mapping Science-BES (24 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Completion of 24 credits in geography with approval of advisor.



Certificate in Land Surveying/Mapping Sciences (24 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • Must have Baccalaureate degree.

Program Requirements

GEOG 335, GEOG 336, GEOG 439.

Electives

Select 15 credits from the following: GEOG 433, GEOG 435, GEOG 436, GEOG 438, GEOG 444, GEOG 455.

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