Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology
Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology degrees and certificates can be completed fully on-line and/or in seated classes. There are no out of state tuition fees for students completing the program on-line.
Bachelor Degree in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology
This four-year ABET accredited program is set up as a 2+2 degree. All students accepted into the program automatically earn a 2-year Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology (CET) with no additional course work required. Students then continue classes for the next two years taking upper division surveying courses to earn a Bachelor of Science degree.
To declare the major in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology, a student must have completed an AAS Degree in Civil Engineering Technology at ISU or equivalent, or have permission of the program coordinator.
Course Sequence for Bachelor of Science Degree Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology
Basic Technical Certificate in Surveying
Designed for Survey Technicians: A Certificate in Surveying from ISU is awarded upon completion of coursework. Consists of 24 credits of core surveying courses that prepare students for the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) - Certified Survey Technician Exam. Courses can be counted toward the Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology and Bachelor Degree in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology.
This degree is the result of the TRIPOD Program.
Course Sequence for Basic Technical Certificate, Surveying Technician
Academic Certificate in Land Surveying
For individuals who have a bachelor's degree in a field related to surveying, and are seeking to obtain college credit hours in surveying science to meet various state licensing education requirements.
This certificate consists of 30 credits in Surveying and is endorsed by the Idaho Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors (IPELS.)
Course Sequence Academic Certificate, Land Surveying
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
Individuals may receive credit for work experience through the university's Experiential Learning Assessment (ELA) program.
1) Credits may be earned by submission of a portfolio of documented work experience equivalent to coursework and reviewed by faculty.
2) Credits may be earned by Challenge - This requires passing a comprehensive course exam(s).