Surveying Engineering Major

A Surveying Engineering major/degree is a program that prepares individuals to apply scientific and mathematical principles to the determination of the location, elevations, and alignment of natural and manmade topographic features.

Includes instruction in property line location, surveying, surface measurement, aerial and terrestrial photogrammetry, remote sensing, satellite imagery, global positioning systems, computer applications, and photographic data processing.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Surveying Engineering major/degree (use the College Search feature and enter "surveying engineering" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Surveying Engineering?

With a major/degree in Surveying Engineering you may find yourself surveying land for property owners, land developers, and/or construction projects.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Surveying Engineering

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Surveying Engineering