Surveying and Mapping Emphasis

The Surveying and Mapping emphasis is for industrial technology majors who want to become Registered Professional Land Surveyors (RPLS). A four year degree with an emphasis in surveying allows student to take the Fundamentals of Surveying Exam, also known as the Surveyor In Training Exam (S.I.T.) which is administered by the National Council for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and is one of the requirements to becoming a Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS) in the State of Texas. The surveying and mapping program is an articulated program with two year institutions. A block of 30-41 hours’ worth of surveying and mapping course work is transferred from these institutions for the Program Core Curriculum..


Requirements for the B.S. in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Surveying & Mapping degree include the following:
(See the Industrial Technology requirements section of the catalog and consult an advisor for complete program information)

Program Core Curriculum transferred from Tyler Junior College (30-41 hrs.)
SRVY 1335: Land Surveying Applications
SRVY 1341: Land Surveying
SRVY 2305: GIS Applications
SRVY 2309: Computer-Aided Mapping
SRVY 2331: Geodetic Surveying and Mapping
SRVY 2335: Geodetic Applications
SRVY 2339: Engineering Design Surveying
SRVY 2341: Engineering Design Surveying Lab
SRVY 2343: Surveying – Legal Principles I
SRVY 2344: Surveying – Legal Principles II
Lower Level Electives (9 hrs.)

Upper Level Surveying Coursework (12 hrs.)
TECH 3341: Public Domain – Texas
TECH 3342: Applications of Photogrammetry
TECH 3343: Advanced Technologies for Surveyors
TECH 4341: Legal Principles in Surveying & Mapping
TECH 4342: Applied Geodesy