Major Academic Plan for B.S in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology

2020-2021

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 English Composition 3  GE Appropriate Placement Score 
CET 0110: Applied Mathematics 1 3 C- F  
CET 0111: Drawing with CAD 3 C- F  
CET 0112: Beginning Surveying 3 C- F  
CET 0115A: Materials Testing and Specifications I OR BT 0170: Introduction to Computers 3-4 C- F  
Semester Total15-16
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3  GEF, S  
CET 0120: Applied Mathematics II 3 C- SCET 0110 
CET 0121: Civil Engineering Technology Drafting 3 C- SCET 0111/GEMT 1111 
CET 0122 Intermediate Surveying and Spatial Analysis 3 C- SCET 0112/GEMT 1112 
CET 0125A: Materials Testing and Specifications II OR GEMT 2231: Survey Computations 3-4 C- SCET 0115A (For CET 0125A) 
Semester Total15-16
Third Semester
GE Objective 5: PHYS 1101/L Element of Physics & Lab 4  GEF, SMATH 1108 or equivalent 
CET 0216: Route Survey and Design 3 C- FCET 0122/GEMT 1122 
CET 0232: Plan Reading and Worksite Safety 3 C- F  
CET 0243: Public Works 3 C- F  
CET 0250: Unmanned Aerial Systems/Imagery Analysis 3 C- F  
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 6: ECON 1100 Economic Issues OR ECON 2201 Principles of Macroeconomics OR ECON 2202 Principles of Microeconomics 3  GEF, S  
GE Objective 3: MATH 1153 Introduction to Statistics 3 C-GEF, SMATH 1108 
CET 0226: Construction Surveying 3 C- S  
CET 0228: Principles of GIS 3 C- S  
CET 0251: Introduction to Legal Descriptions 1 C- S  
GEMT 3312: Public Land Surveying 3 C- SCET 0226/GEMT 2226 
Semester Total16
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 3: MATH 1170 Calculus I –or- RCET 0264 Introductory Calculus 4 C- F, SMATH 1144 or 1147 RCET 0142 or equivalent 
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3  GES  
GEMT 3311 Advanced Surveying 3 C- FCET 0226/GEMT 2226 or instructor permission 
GEMT 4430 GPS Principles and Applications 3 C- FCET 0226/GEMT 2226 or instructor permission 
GEMT 3313 Surveying Software Applications 2 C- FCET 0226/GEMT 2226 or instructor permission 
GEMT 3317 Subdivision Planning and Platting 2 C- FCET 0226/GEMT 2226 or instructor permissionGEMT 3313.
Semester Total17
Sixth Semester
MATH 1175: Calculus II or GE Objective 3: RCET 1372, Calculus for Advanced Electronics 4 C- F, SMATH 1170, See Advisor 
GE Objective 7: HIST 1118, US History and Culture 3  GEF, S  
GEMT 3310 Boundary Surveying Law 3 C- SGEMT junior status or permission of instructor. 
GEMT 3314 Research and Evidence in Surveying 3 C- SCET 0226. 
GEMT 4411 Geodesy 3 C- SGEMT 3311 or permission of instructor. 
GEMT 4415 Survey Office Practice 3 C- SSenior standing or permission of instructor. 
Semester Total19
Seventh Semester
GE Objective 6: Choose one class (Not ECON) 3  GEF, S  
ENGL 3307: Professional and Technical Writing 3   F, S45 Credits & ENGL 1102 
GE Objective 4: PHIL 1103 Intro to Ethics 3  GEF, S  
GEMT 4416 Surveying Project 3 C- DSenior standing or permission of instructor. 
GEMT 3319 Writing Legal Descriptions 1 C- FPermission of instructor. 
GEMT 3315 Surveying Adjustments and Coordinate Systems 3 C- SMATH 1170, MATH 1153 and CET 0226. 
GEMT 4425 Principles of Cartography
or GEOL 4427 Information Technology for GIS
or GEOL 4404 Advanced Geographic Information Systems
3 C- S, DGEMT junior status or higher or permission of instructor. 
Semester Total19
Eighth Semester
GE Objective 4: Min of 3 credits (Fine Arts or Foreign Language) 3  GE   
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
GEMT 4400 Essentials of Surveying 2 C- F, SSenior in Geomatics, graduate or Civil Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, or industry experience. Graded S/U. 
GEMT 4432 Principles of Photogrammetry
or GEOL 4409 Remote Sensing
3 C- SCET 0226 or permission of instructor. 
Semester Total14
Total131-133