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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Civil, Surveying and Mapping Technology, AAS

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Program Description

The mission of the Civil, Surveying and Mapping Technology program is to prepare technicians for employment in business, industry and government. Upon completing the program, students will enter the workforce as surveying technicians.

Program Goals

  • To prepare graduates to enter into the Civil, Survey & Mapping workforce.
  • To provide students with a broad foundation in the surveying discipline.
  • To prepare students to function effectively on multidisciplinary teams.
  • To prepare graduates to become licensed professional surveyors

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Civil, Surveying & Mapping program, students will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate mastery of the modern tools, skills, and technical practices of surveying.
  • Ability to solve surveying technical problems by applying fundamental knowledge of mathematics, statistics, basic science, and by using modern surveying techniques, skills and tools.
  • Understand professional, ethical, social responsibilities, and importance of professional licensure in the civil survey & mapping industry.

Specific Degree Requirements

Students wishing to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Civil, Surveying and Mapping from South Louisiana Community College must:

  • Have a degree program adjusted SLCC cumulative average of 2.0.   
  • Have earned at least 25 percent of the credit hours required for the degree through SLCC courses.
  • Have earned at least a “C” in each course unless stated by a specific program.
  • Have no more than one-third credit hours in required major courses and no more than 50 percent of credit hours total from non-traditional sources, Credit for Prior Learning (CPL), to meet the degree requirements, unless required by a specific program.
  • Have completed at least the number of credits stipulated in the degree program.

General Education Requirements - Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 60


Degree Plan

AAS: Civil, Surveying & Mapping Technology Total Credits: 60

 A grade of “C” or higher is required in all courses.

CTS: Survey Technician Assistant is awarded after a student has earned a “C” or higher in the following courses: CIVL 1120 , CIVL 1121 , CIVL 1220 , CIVL 1221 , CIVL 1240 , CIVL 1430 , and CIVL 1480 .

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