Point of Beginning

Phoenix College Launches Land Surveying Degree in Arizona 3.9.04

March 9, 2004
Phoenix College announced its launch of the first public land surveying degree in Arizona. Now being offered are a 61-credit associate's degree and a 39-credit certificate of completion in surveying technology.

AAS in Surveying Technology: 61 Credits

The Associate in Surveying Technology is a program of study designed to provide students with skills for surveying positions of responsible charge in the field or office of local municipalities or consulting firms. Students in this program receive education and training that enables them to perform multiple surveying tasks related to boundaries, construction, and mapping.

Program graduates are prepared for entry-level positions as survey instrument persons or survey technicians.

Required Courses:

  • Surveying I
  • Surveying II
  • Introduction to Geodesy and Map Projections
  • Boundary Control & Legal Principles I
  • Boundary Control & Legal Principles II
  • Photogrammetry
  • Public Land Surveying System
  • Route and Construction Surveying
  • Introduction to Architectural Drafting
  • Civil Drafting I
  • Computer Aided Drafting I: AutoCAD
  • Business Statistics
  • Plane Trigonometry

For more information, contact the Department Office Room.

Phone: 602.285.7350
Mailing Address:
1202 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Source: Phoenix College, Feb. 25, 2004