Geomatics Technology A.A.S.

A40420

The Geomatics Technology Curriculum prepares students to use mathematical and scientific principles for the delineation, determination, planning and positioning of land tracts, boundaries, contours and features applying principles of route surveying, construction surveying, photogrammetry, mapping, global positioning systems, geographical information systems, and other kinds of property description and measurement to create related maps, charts and reports. Includes instruction in applied geodesy, computer graphics, photointerpretation, plane and geodetic surveying, mensuration, traversing, survey equipment operation and maintenance, instrument calibration, and basic cartography. Graduates should qualify for jobs as survey party chief, instrument person, surveying technician, highway surveyor, mapper, GPS technician, and CAD operator. Graduates will be prepared to pursue the requirements necessary to become a Registered Land Surveyor in North Carolina.

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to properly set up Total Station Surveying Instrument to measure angles and distances
  • Prepare a Survey Boundary Plat to NC GS 4730 requirements using Auto Cad software
  • Work effectively and appropriately with others through collaboration and teamwork (GE V.6)
  • Use written and oral discussion to discover and to articulate ideas (GE I.1)

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU

Mathematics

Take 1 course

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 121Algebra/Trigonometry I

3

FA
MAT 171Precalculus Algebra

4

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 113Art Methods and Materials

3

ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
ART 116Survey of American Art

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 117Non-Western Art History

3

ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3

FA, SP
ART 131Drawing I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 132Drawing II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 171Computer Art I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 240Painting I

3

FA, SP
ART 241Painting II

3

SP
ART 244Watercolor

3

SU
ART 260Photography Appreciation

3

ART 261Photography I

3

FA, SP
ART 271Computer Art II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 281Sculpture I

3

SP
ART 283Ceramics I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 288Studio

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 289Museum Study

3

SP
COM 140Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3

DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 112Literature of the Theatre

3

FA
DRA 120Voice for Performance

3

SP
DRA 122Oral Interpretation

3

FA, SP
DRA 124Readers Theatre

3

DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 128Children's Theatre

3

FA, SP
DRA 130Acting I

3

FA
ENG 125Creative Writing I

3

ENG 231American Literature I

3

FA, SP
ENG 232American Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 241British Literature I

3

FA, SU
ENG 242British Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 251Western World Literature I

3

FA
ENG 252Western World Literature II

3

SP
ENG 271Contemporary Literature

3

ENG 272Southern Literature

3

ENG 273African-American Literature

3

FA
ENG 274Literature By Women

3

HUM 110Technology and Society

3

HUM 120Cultural Studies

3

HUM 130Myth in Human Culture

3

HUM 160Introduction to Film

3

FA, SP
HUM 230Leadership Development

3

MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz

3

MUS 113American Music

3

MUS 210History of Rock Music

3

SP
MUS 211History of Country Music

3

SP
PHI 210History of Philosophy

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP
REL 211Introduction to Old Testament

3

FA, SP
REL 212Introduction to New Testament

3

FA, SP

Social/Behavorial Science

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANT 210General Anthropology

3

ANT 220Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 240Archaeology

3

ECO 151Survey of Economics

3

FA, SP
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
GEO 111World Regional Geography

3

GEO 112Cultural Geography

3

HIS 111World Civilizations I

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 112World Civilizations II

3

FA, SP, SU
HIS 116Current World Problems

3

HIS 131American History I

3

FA
HIS 132American History II

3

SP
HIS 162Women and History

3

HIS 221African-American History

3

HIS 236North Carolina History

3

HIS 260History of Africa

3

HIS 261East Asian History

3

HIS 262Middle East History

3

POL 120American Government

3

FA, SP, SU
POL 130State & Local Government

3

POL 210Comparative Government

3

POL 220International Relations

3

PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 239Psychology of Personality

3

PSY 241Developmental Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 243Child Psychology

3

PSY 246Adolescent Psychology

3

PSY 249Psychology of Aging

3

PSY 259Human Sexuality

3

PSY 263Educational Psychology

3

PSY 281Abnormal Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 210Introduction to Sociology

3

FA, SP, SU
SOC 213Sociology of the Family

3

FA, SP
SOC 220Social Problems

3

SP
SOC 225Social Diversity

3

SOC 254Rural and Urban Sociology

3

Major Courses

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEG 211Hydrology & Erosion Control

3

FA
CEG 230Subdivision Planning and Design

3

SP
SRV 110Surveying I

4

SP
SRV 111Surveying II

4

FA
SRV 210Surveying III

4

FA
SRV 220Surveying Law

3

SP
SRV 240Topo/Site Surveying

4

FA

Intro to Engineering Tech/Choose one

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEG 115Intro to Tech and Sustainability

3

EGR 115Intro to Technology

3

FA

Computer Aided Drafting/Choose one

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEG 151CAD for Engineering Technology

3

FA
DFT 151CAD I

3

SP

Data Collection/Mapping - Take 1 of 2 Groups

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEG 111Intro to GIS and GNSS

4

SP
Or

GIS 111Introduction to GIS

3

And

GIS 112Introduction to GPS

3

SP

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CIV 215Highway Technology

3

SP
SRV 250Advanced Surveying

4

SP

Computer Elective

Take 1 course

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
CIS 111Basic PC Literacy

2

FA,SP, SU

Mathematics Elective

Take 1 course

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MAT 122Algebra/Trigonometry II

3

SP
MAT 172Precalculus Trigonometry

4

Physics Elective

(Select 4 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PHY 131Physics-Mechanics

4

FA, SP
PHY 151College Physics I

4

FA

General Electives

(Select 2 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEG 235Project Management & Est

3

FA
CIV 240Project Management

3

FA
CST 211Construction Surveying

3

FA
PHY 152College Physics II

4

SP
SRV 260Field and Office Practices

2

SP
WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 4 SHC)

Students planning to transfer are encouraged to take MAT 171, MAT 172, PHY 151 and PHY 152.

Total Credit Hours: 68