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Geomatics Program

The university awards a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Geomatics upon successful completion of the Geomatics curriculum. Geomatics majors must earn a grade of C or better in all required mathematics, physics  and geomatics courses. Each semester Geomatics students will be responsible for showing thorough documentation that they have performed 30 hours of service learning. This documentation will be a weekly form filled out and submitted to the secretary for the department of Applied Sciences. Completion of the curriculum will prepare one for mid level positions in land surveying, construction surveying, mapping and other related areas. The curriculum meets the educational requirements for registration as a professional land surveyor in the State of Louisiana and the eligibility requirements to take the “Surveyor in Training” examination.

Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Geomatics

  • CLR   – Computer Literacy Requirement
  • GER  – General Education Requirement
  • OCR  – Oral Communication Requirement
  • UR  – University Requirement
FRESHMAN YEAR Sem. Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem. Hrs.
EGSC 101 2 CMPS 130 or 200 (CLR) 3
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 ENGL Literature Elective (GER) 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 GEOM 104 (each semester), 201, 202, 203,  240 6
GEOL 101 3 MATH 165 (GER), 301 8
GEOM 101, 103, 104 (each semester) 4 PHYS 102 (GER), 104 4
HIST 101, 102 (GER) 6 Social Science Elective (GER) 3
MATH 102* (GER) 3 SPCH 101 (OCR) 3
PHYS 101 (GER), 103 4   30
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JUNIOR YEAR Sem. Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem. Hrs.
Biology Elective (GER) 3 Fine Arts Elective (GER) 3
EGSC 301, 302 6 BSAD 221 3
ECON 255 (GER) 3 GEOM 104 (each semester),  405, 410, 411, 440, 441 15
ENGL 368 (GER) 3 FINC 341 3
GEOM 104 (each semester), 301, 303, 304, 305, 310, 311, 340, 401 19 MNGT 301 3
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Total Hours Required for Degree: 120

*MATH 102 is the entry-level course for this major. All prerequisites for MATH 102 must be met.

For information on registration as a Professional Land Surveyor, contact the Louisiana Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, 10500 Coursey Boulevard, Suite 107, Baton Rouge, LA 70816-4045, (225) 295-8522, or the Department of Applied Sciences.

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