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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Description of the Major
Geomatics addresses land information development and management through field survey, photogrammetry, remote sensing, satellite positions and other techniques. The program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Graduates often obtain licensure as professional surveyors and mappers.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Pass the geomatics competency exam, given in five parts. One part will be given in each of the following required courses:
    • SUR 2101C Geomatics
    • SUR 3520 Measurement Science
    • SUR 4430 Surveying and Mapping Practice
    • SUR 4463 Subdivision Design
    • SUR 4912 Senior Project
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Knowledge and competency in geometry, statistics, boundary law, surveying and mapping instrument usage, statutes and ordinances pertaining to professional practice.
  2. Define problems, formulate solutions, assess legal evidence, interpret statistical results, design a system or process, understand professional and ethical issues.
  3. Create, interpret and analyze written and oral messages and multimedia presentations, and function on interdisciplinary teams.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
SUR 2101C X    
SUR 3520 X X  
SUR 4430 X X X
SUR 4463 X X X
SUR 4912     X

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