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Surveying

Surveying - Certificate

Program Requirements:

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Admission Type:

General College Admission
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Locations:

Conway

Contact:

Admissions
(843) 347-3186

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Students completing this certificate will gain the necessary skills to use computers, drafting and design software, measuring devise, and mapping systems to conduct research; collect data; to make decisions; and to create graphic presentations such as land plans, surface creation, topgraphic maps, etc. By combining hands-on training with the latest technology in surveying equipment (Robotic Total Stations), AutoCAD (computer aided design), and Civil 3D, students will learn to read maps and plats, collect field data, conduct property research, and produce CAD documents. A working knowledge of applicable state and federal laws 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:
Babatunde Alo
(843) 349-5374

Charles Granger - Department Chair
(843) 349-5189

Charles Kunkle - Asst. Department Chair
(843) 349-7118

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.

Gainful Employment Information:  

See Surveying Gainful Employment

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Spring    
CET 127 Building Construction Print Reading 4
or    
EGR 270 Intro to Engineering 3
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 13-14
Second Semester - Summer    
EGR 282 Introduction to Civil Engineering 2
EGR 286 Engineering Surveying II 3
EGR 296 Engineering Surveying II Lab 1
  TOTAL 6
 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

19-20

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

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