Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Surveying

Credits required 25/26


Sarmad Saman

Program contact

Eileen Young, Department Chair and Professor of Engineering and Technology, ext. 2746

Program Code: SY

Program Goals Statement

Surveying is the art, science, and technology of determining or establishing the position of points through field measurements. This certificate program introduces students to the surveying profession and provides them with the basic skills necessary to obtain employment as surveying technicians.

Program Information

  • Certificate courses can apply to BCC’s Architectural and Structural Technology and Civil Technology degree programs. Students may earn this certificate and the degree simultaneously.
  • The program is suitable for individuals wishing to enter the surveying profession, as well as for practicing surveyors who may lack formal education. Most courses are transferable to many two- and four-year degree programs.
  • MTH 141 or MTH 152 and MTH 172 are prerequisites for EGR 221.

Program Requirements

Program Courses

CAD 101Computer Aided Drafting

3 credits

CAD 128Civil Drafting and Design

3 credits

EGR 125Construction Estimating

3 credits

EGR 221Surveying I

4 credits

EGR 222Surveying II

4 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:20

Choose from the following

MTH 141Technical Mathematics I

4 credits


MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits


MTH 172Precalculus with Trigonometry

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:4-7

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

CAD 101, EGR 125, EGR 221 and MTH 141 or MTH 152 and MTH 172

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

CAD 128, EGR 222, ENG 101

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