Approval #:1328 Sponsor Code: 122
This course will cover GIS systems and its two specific purposes:• Creating thematic maps which represent a given theme, such as displaying a certain combination of data in order to visually describe a desired concept. For example, a crime map that shows all of the car thefts in a particular area of a city, occurring between the years of 2001 to 2005.• Analyzing spatial and database data, then outputting the results to a map composition or in a textual form
Approval #:1056 Sponsor Code: 122
The objective of this course is to provide an overview of preparing land descriptions that are free from ambiguity and need no interpretation.
Approval #:1057 Sponsor Code: 122
The objectives of this course are to teach the surveyor how to define and identify monuments; to understand what factors to assess when judging the validity of a monument; and to explain how better records and a better effort to document re-monumentation could eliminate disagreements among surveyors.
Approval #:1053 Sponsor Code: 122
This course will cover the origins of real property title, real property
ownership, deeds and legal descriptions, as well as conflicts of title.
Approval #:1052 Sponsor Code: 122
This course will focus on issues of liability which Land Surveyors may face, with an emphasis on. minimizing liability through documentation, understanding the work, and contracts. In addition, the course will provide a summary of the rules of evidence.
Approval #:1322 Sponsor Code: 122
In this course, we will explore the ethics of engineering and land surveying. We will look at different aspects of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) as well as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) Code of Ethics. Principles, examples and violations will be discussed. Upon completion of this course, the student will better understand the benefits and importance of ethical practice in engineering and land surveying.
Approval #:879 Sponsor Code: 122
Forensic surveying is the topic of this course and it provides knowledge
in the areas of law of evidence, civil lawsuits, trial processes, and
Approval #:880 Sponsor Code: 122
Boundary Control Fundamentals is designed to introduce the surveyor into
the world of property law and boundary principles. It will assist in
preparing the surveyor for professional licensure and, once that goal is
achieved, to understand how best to serve clients’ needs. Although
there are no formal pre-requisites for this course, it is desirable that
the student have a basic knowledge of survey measurements,
instrumentation and mathematics prior to attempting it.
Approval #:1326 Sponsor Code: 122
This course introduces the basic GIS concepts used to visualize real-world features, establish patterns, analyze and obtain feedback information, and output that information to others visually through the use of maps, or textually through tabular data.
Approval #:941 Sponsor Code: 122
This course integrates both technical and legal aspects of mapping, to provide an understanding of the technical and regulatory basis for appropriate mapping and map change application approvals.
Approval #:916 Sponsor Code: 122
Flood loss reduction is dependent upon the ability to plan and implement appropriate floodplain management. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) forms the basis of our nation’s approach to floodplain management.
Approval #:1324 Sponsor Code: 122
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides the maps and regulatory basis for floodplain management. It is the primary source of insurance for floodplain properties.
Approval #:1055 Sponsor Code: 122
This course will cover the applications of the Public Land Survey
System. Calculations regarding the subdivision of regular, closing and
fractional sections will be discussed in detail in this course.
Approval #:1054 Sponsor Code: 122
This course will cover the basics of a Public Land Survey System (PLSS)
from the general plan to the historic title of public domain to the
origins of PLSS and Original surveys.
Approval #:1051 Sponsor Code: 122
This course is designed to provide an overview of how easements are used and how they affect the land surveyor.
Approval #:073 Sponsor Code: 122
The word “utility” implies usefulness to the public, but surveyors may find that what is considered a “utility” in one place is not always a utility in another jurisdiction. The distinction between regulated and unregulated utilities defines the legal rights and protections these utilities may have, or the restrictions to which they may be subject. The distinction also affects how surveyors access or interpret information about the location of utilities. The statutes and case law included in this class are intended to help those who plan or stake out new or relocated utility facilities, or recover existing utility locations in the field.
Approval #:1050 Sponsor Code: 122
This course will provide the student with a comprehensive overview of the applications of GIS by using case studies of companies across the U.S.