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CAT 2571 NSPS Certified Survey Technician Preparation

This course is an in-depth review of the eleven areas of concentration in preparation of the Level I and/or Level II Survey Technician Certification used by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). One classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: CAT 1501

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historical development of survey procedures and practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of field duties of a survey technician including OSHA standards, types of surveys and field note recording.
  • Demonstrate proper use of surveying equipment and tools.
  • Apply basic mathematical relationships and measurement concepts to the surveying process.
  • Demonstrate ability to read, interpret, analyze and create cadastral, topographic and construction survey maps to solve related problems.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 1 hour
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Civil Engineering Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: Yes
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 11, Rm 423
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: F from 10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 14
Meets: F from
10:00AM to 11:50AM
Section: 100