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SRVY 1301 - Introduction to Surveying (3-3-0)
An overview of the surveying profession. The history of surveying and its impact on the world. Review of the mathematics used in surveying. Introduction to basic surveying equipment with emphasis on horizontal and vertical measurements. Instruction on surveying procedures and the limitation of errors. Calculation to determine precision and error of closure. May be taken concurrently with SRVY 2343.
 


Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 1335 - Land Surveying Applications--Lab (3-2-4)
An intermediate lab course covering the equipment, techniques, and hardware of the profession necessary to measure horizontal and vertical angles and distances used in traversing according to prevailing and applicable professional standards: e.g. electronic distance measuring equipment, total stations, theodolites, compasses, remote sensing equipment, global positioning receivers, data collectors and hand-held programmable calculators. Practice in the establishment of monuments, corners, lines and witness points in accordance with available data.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Corequisites: SRVY 1341. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 1341 - Land Surveying (3-3-0)
A study of the measurement and determination of boundaries, areas, shapes, location through traversing techniques. Instruction in a variety of adjustment methods using programmed and non-programmed hand-held calculators and computers. Methods of traversing and adjustment of errors according to prevailing and applicable professional standards and the standards of the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying.
 


Skills: R Prerequisites: SRVY 1301. Corequisites: SRVY 1335. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 2339 - Engineering Design Surveying (3-3-0)
A study of the theory and field methods of surveying alignments; e.g., highway routes, pipelines, utility and waterway construction, transmission lines and site stakeout, including the study of horizontal circular curves, parabolic curves, areas, and earthwork volumes.
 


Skills: R Prerequisites: SRVY 1341 and SRVY 1345. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 2341 - Engineering Design Surveying Lab (3-2-4)
The companion lab for Engineering Design Surveying. Emphasis on field methods of surveying alignments; e.g.–highway routes, pipelines, utility and waterway construction, transmission lines, including the study of procedures for route construction, design, calculation and stakeout.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Prerequisites: SRVY 1341 and SRVY 1345. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 2343 - Surveying Legal Principles I (3-3-0)
An introductory course in the study of location, conveyance, ownership and transfer of real property under the laws of the State of Texas. Emphasis on the history of the disposition of public land, interpreting written descriptions, dignity of calls and evidence, record search of public and private land records and preparation of a deed record sketch. May be taken concurrently with SRVY 1301.
 


Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 2344 - Surveying Legal Principles II (3-3-0)
An advanced course in legal principles, retracement and boundary location with application of legal principles and rules of construction including writing survey reports and property descriptions; and a review of boundary law cases.
 


Skills: R Prerequisites: SRVY 2343. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SRVY 2486 - Internship -- Survey Technology/Surveying (4-0-16)
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.
 


Skills: R Prerequisites: SRVY 2339 and SRVY 2343. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014