The classes for the Professional Land Surveyor Certification have been incorporated into the geomatics program. The courses offered by Nicholls meet the 30 semester hour requirements of Louisiana Revised Statute 37.693 (3b) and (4f) for certification as a surveyor in training and/or registration as a professional land surveyor.
The requirements, which are included in the geomatics curriculum, are as follows:
A minimum of 15 semester hours from the following courses:
GEOM 101 Introduction to Geomatics 3 hours GEOM 201 Geomatics Methods I 2 hours GEOM 202 Geomatics Methods II 2 hours GEOM 203 Geomatics Methods I Lab 1 hour GEOM 204 Geomatics Methods II Lab 1 hour GEOM 301 Route and Construction Surveys 2 hours GEOM 303 Route and Construction Surveys Lab 1 hour GEOM 305 Geodesy and Geodetic Coordinates 3 hours GEOM 310
Boundary Control and Legal Principles 3 hours GEOM 401 Subdivision Design and Platting 3 hours GEOM 405 Geodetic Positioning Systems 3 hours GEOM 410 Surveying and Mapping Practice 3 hours GEOM 411 Mapping by Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 3 hours
No more than 15 semester hours from the following courses:
EGSC 101 Engineering Graphics 3 hours EGSC 301 Introduction to Computer Aided Drawing 3 hours EGSC 302 Computer Aided Surveying Drawing 3 hours FINC 341 Principles of Real Estate 3 hours FINC 441 Real Estate Appraisal 3 hours ENGL 368 Technical Writing 3 hours LASS 215 Legal Research 3 hours LASS 220 Real Estate Law 3 hours
For more information, visit the Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board’s web site.
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