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CAT 1501 Fundamentals of Surveying & Mapping

This course covers the fundamental principles of distance, elevation and angular measurements used in the practice of engineering surveys. It also includes basic error theory in field observations and mathematical calculations, level circuit and traverse field techniques and basic principles of digital map making. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: MAT 1580

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate accurate measurement techniques to solve construction related problems.
  • Demonstrate proper use of surveying equipment.
  • Apply basic mathematical relationships to the surveying process.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 3 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Civil Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 423
Faculty: Ernst
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 3
Meets: M from 12:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 3
Meets: M from
12:00PM to 4:40PM
Section: 100
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 423
Faculty: Ford
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s) with online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $15.00
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from 5:00PM to 7:15PM
Section: N10
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from
5:00PM to 7:15PM
Section: N10