Surveying Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Doña Ana Community College

2021-2022 Catalog

(61 credits)

NOTE: Not all General Education ('G') courses listed below are taught at DACC. Please check DACC's current schedule for actual course offerings.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.


Students must achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 with a final grade of C- or better in all required DRFT and SUR courses.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
This degree requires courses from Area I, II, III and either IV/V; students do not need to take additional courses to complete the General Education requirements14
Area I: Communications
Composition I4
Area II: Mathematics
College Algebra3
Area III: Laboratory Science
Algebra-Based Physics I
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences/Area V: Humanities
Choose one course for three credits from either Area IV or Area V 1
General Education Elective
Choose another Area III: Laboratory Science course other than PHYS 1230G/PHYS 1230L4
Core Requirements
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication3
MATH 1250GTrigonometry & Pre-Calculus4
Major Requirements
DRFT 100Introduction to Architecture, Engineering, & Construction3
DRFT 109Computer Drafting Fundamentals3
DRFT 143Civil Drafting Fundamentals3
DRFT 151Construction Principles and Print Reading3
DRFT 153Survey Drafting Applications3
DRFT 204Geographic Information Systems Technology3
DRFT 222Introduction to Geomatics3
DRFT 243Land Development Drafting3
or DRFT 254 Spatial Data Processing
SUR 285Precise Digital Mapping3
SUR 292Legal Principles and Boundary Law I3
Choose one from the following:3
Python Programming3
C++ Programming I3
Java Programming I3
Total Credits61

(60 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may very from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change. 

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
DRFT 100 Introduction to Architecture, Engineering, & Construction 3
DRFT 109 Computer Drafting Fundamentals 3
DRFT 151 Construction Principles and Print Reading 3
DRFT 204 Geographic Information Systems Technology 3
MATH 1220G College Algebra 3
 Credits15
Spring
DRFT 143 Civil Drafting Fundamentals 3
DRFT 153 Survey Drafting Applications 3
COMM 1115G Introduction to Communication 3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
MATH 1511G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 4
 Credits17
Second Year
Fall
DRFT 222 Introduction to Geomatics 3
SUR 285 Precise Digital Mapping 3
PHYS 1230G
PHYS 1230L
Algebra-Based Physics I
and Algebra-Based Physics I Lab
4
Choose one from the following: 3
Python Programming  
C++ Programming I  
Java Programming I  
 Credits13
Spring
SUR 292 Legal Principles and Boundary Law I 3
Area III: Laboratory Science Course 1,2 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences or Area V: Humanities Course 2 3
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 3
DRFT 243
Land Development Drafting
or Spatial Data Processing
3
 Credits16
 Total Credits61