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

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: https://www.dallascollege.edu/hb1508.

(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.LAND.SRVY

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. Further educational opportunities allow graduates to seek Associates and Bachelor degrees in this field.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
SRVY 1301 Introduction to Surveying 3
SRVY 1309 Surveying Measurement 3
SRVY 2331 Geodetic Surveying and Mapping 3
SRVY 2343 Surveying - Legal Principles 1 3
Semester Total 12
Course Course Title Credit Hours
SRVY 1335 Land Surveying Applications 3
SRVY 2305 Geographic Information Systems Applications 3
SRVY 2344 Surveying - Legal Principles 2 3
Semester Total 9
Minimum Hours Required 21

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.