Sep 15, 2019  
2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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CIV 201 - Surveying I

Introduction to the basic concepts of plane surveying as well as measurement by global position systems.  Class instruction covers the theory and application of measurement science.  Laboratory exercises develop skill in the use and care of surveying equipment.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  CIV 114 Civil Drafting w/CAD or CIV 170 Introduction to GIS

Prior or Concurrent:  MAT 130 Applied Algebra and Trigonometry

Credits: 4
2 Class Hours, 6 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

After successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Understand and apply the theory of measurement used in plane surveying.
2.  Understand and use the basic mathematics required for plane surveying calculations.
3.  Express direction by bearings and azimuths.
4.  Keep field notes and operate surveying instruments for a survey crew.
5.  Reduce level notes.
6.  Compute closure, adjust, and calculate the area of a closed traverse.
7.  Operate and care for the following types of surveying equipment:  surveyor's tape; compass; automatic level; transit; theodilite; and total station.
8.  Prepare CAD maps based on the student measurements.
9.  Work effectively as a member of a survey crew. 

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