Why Choose Surveying Engineering Certificate?
The student completing this program should be able to:Perform basic differential leveling in the field
Reduce differential leveling observations
Recognize the concept of field data collection using conventioinal and modern electronic data collection instruments such as an electronic total station
Recognize the concept of field data collection using global positioning system (GPS) instruments.
Recognize the basic concept of how to prepare a topographic map from actual survey data
Perform traverse computations and simple traverse adjustment
Develop an appreciation for establishing horizontal and vertical control for a small to medium size surveying project
The objective of the certificate program in surveying is simply to give the program completers a general exposure to the surveying practice and the capacity for employment with a real surveying degree.
Any person who is admitted to the University is welcome to seek the attainment of this certificate
A Ferris student will receive this certificate after completion of the requirements for the certificate with a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the certificate courses.
No more than 50% of the credits required for this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor will this certificate be granted if more than six of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.
Surveying Engineering Program
College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
915 Campus Drive, SWN 312
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2291