Surveying | Horry Georgetown Technical College

Surveying - Certificate

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General College Admission
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Students completing this certificate will gain the necessary skills to expertly use computers, measuring devices, and mapping systems; to collect research; to make decisions; and to create graphic presentations. By combining hands-on training with the latest technology in surveying equipment, AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D, students will learn to read maps and plats and to produce CAD documents. A working knowledge of applicable state and federal law will also be provided. All courses with a grade of "C" or better, apply towards the Associate in Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology degree.

For more information, contact:
David D. Lewis, P.E. - (843) 349-7109

Career Outlook

Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:

  • Licensed land surveyors
  • Civil engineering firms
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • US Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Horry County

For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

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Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Spring    
CET 127 Building Construction Print Reading 4
EGR 275 Introduction to Engineering/Computer Graphics 3
EGR 285 Engineering Surveying I 3
EGR 295 Engineering Surveying I Lab 1
MAT 175 Algebra Trigonometry I* 3
  TOTAL 14
Second Semester - Summer    
EGR 282 Introduction to Civil Engineering 2
EGR 286 Engineering Surveying II 3
EGR 296 Engineering Surveying II Lab 1



*Students should select MAT 110/MAT 111 for MAT 175 for transfer purposes.