2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog

2023 - 2024 Catalog
Program: Land Surveying
Title: Rising Land Surveyor Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only


  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.RISE.LAND.SRVY

Land 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 land surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists in collecting and processing the data necessary for implementing engineering and construction projects from start to finish. Further educational opportunities allow graduates to seek Associates and Bachelor's degrees in this field.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
Semester Total 9
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SRVY 1335 Land Surveying Applications 3
SRVY 1370 Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry 3
SRVY 2339 Engineering Design Surveying 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 18

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.