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Surveying Degree, BS - Everglades University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Surveying Management
(For Construction and Roadway)

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The curriculum is designed to allow the student to acquire a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Surveying Management, as well as to prepare him/her for an entry-level career in surveying management. This surveying management degree focuses on the management skills and business knowledge required for the environment of the surveying management field.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN SURVEYING MANAGEMENT DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Surveying Management provides instruction in management skills and surveying for construction industry specific technical and occupational subjects, such as surveying for route and boundary, platting, and geotechnical technology. This degree program prepares graduates for a productive career in the surveying industry as a manager or supervisor. Graduates of this program will be prepared for productive management careers in the surveying field with knowledge in surveying, estimating, and contracts.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Surveying Management provides students with a broad-based knowledge of the surveying and construction industry combined with a solid general education and extensive training in business and management applications as well as law, regulations, planning, design, theory and methods used in the surveying field.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Surveying Management, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)
English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts  3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
(OR)
College Math 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science 3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)
Fundamentals of Surveying 3.0 credit hours
Roadway Construction Management 3.0 credit hours
Building Construction Drawing 3.0 credit hours
Construction Documents 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Construction Techniques 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES* (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
OR
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
Microeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Organization and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
Construction Estimating 3.0 credit hours
OSHA Standards 3.0 credit hours

* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Construction, Engineering, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Human Resource Management are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (54 CREDIT HOURS)
Codes and Standards 3.0 credit hours
Soil Mechanics for Construction 3.0 credit hours
Construction Contracts 3.0 credit hours
Construction Cost Estimating 3.0 credit hours
Managing a Construction Project 3.0 credit hours
Construction Techniques of Superstructures 3.0 credit hours
Construction Scheduling 3.0 credit hours
Construction Safety 3.0 credit hours
Statics and Strengths of Materials 3.0 credit hours
Construction Law 3.0 credit hours
Route Surveying 3.0 credit hours
Boundary Surveying 3.0 credit hours
Instrumentation for Surveying 3.0 credit hours
Topographical Surveys and Mapping 3.0 credit hours
Highway Platting 3.0 credit hours
Geotechnical Technology 3.0 credit hours
Fundamentals of Surveying ( FS ) Exam Preparation 3.0 credit hours
Surveying Management Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE 123 CREDITS

All programs are offered online and/or on campus.

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.