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2021 - 2022 Catalog
Program: Construction Technology
Degree Plan: Surveying Technician A.A.S.

Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit:

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.CONST.SURVEY

Surveying technicians measure and collect data on specific areas of land including information about boundaries, buildings, and features both natural and man-made. They assist surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in collecting and processing the data necessary for implementing engineering and construction projects from start to finish.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
SRVY 1315 Surveying Calculations 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR (3)
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication (3)
+Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
SRVY 1341 Land Surveying 3
SRVY 1335 Land Surveying Applications 3
DFTG 1309 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SRVY 1370 Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry 3
SRVY 2343 Surveying-Legal Principles 1 3
SRVY 2305 Geographic Information Systems Applications 3
SRVY 2331 Geodetic Surveying and Mapping 3
SRVY 1342 Global Positioning System Techniques for Surveying and Mapping 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SRVY 2344 Surveying-Legal Principles 2 3
SRVY 2339 Engineering Design Surveying 3
SRVY 1391 Special Topics in Surveying 3
SRVY 1380 Cooperative Education - Survey Technology/ Surveying 3
++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Semester Total 15
Minimum Hours Required 60

+ Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Social/Behavioral Science.

++ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Humanities/Fine Arts.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.