2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SRVY 1301 - Introduction to Surveying

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
An overview of the surveying profession. The history of surveying and its impact on the world. Review of the mathematics used in surveying. Introduction to basic surveying equipment with emphasis on measurements. Instruction on surveying procedures and the limitation of errors. Calculation to determine precision and error of closure. It includes an introduction to survey elements in CAD drafting.
Prerequisite: None.
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe the surveying profession and its historical impact. 2 - Apply basic surveying terminology, surveying equipment and measurements. 3 - List the steps required in performing a survey. 4 - Apply mathematical principles and use scientific calculators to calculate survey error and adjustment.