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Surveying and Mapping
Why Choose Surveying and Mapping Minor?
The objective of the minor program in surveying and mapping is to give the completers a general understanding of how surveying measurements are performed and to gain familiarity of knowing how to use the field surveying instruments. The students completing this program should be able to:
Depending on the student's selection of the optional courses, the student completing this minor will demonstrate:
The knowledge gained through this minor will enable the student who completes the program to function as a surveying technician within an organization.
The minor is open to all students enrolled and pursuing a baccalaureate or higher degree in majors other than Surveying Engineering. Students are expected to meet prerequisites for all courses. Students must be in good standing with a cumulative of a 2.0 or higher in declared major.
Students must complete a minimum of 18 semester hours with a 2.0 or higher GPA.
A minimum of 50% of the total credits required must be earned at Ferris State University.
Only 6 credits can be shared with student’s major.
Students are also required to meet with their Surveying Engineering faculty advisor to plan and track their progress throughout the minor degree.
Surveying Engineering Program
College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
915 Campus Drive, SWN 312
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2291