Texas Land Surveyor Continuing Education

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3 Mandatory Hours
9 Elective Hours
12 Total Hours

Texas Land Surveyor Professional Development packages

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OC: Seized Lands: Eminent Domain

4 Hours
This course covers the topic of land seizures using the power of the eminent domain law. Eminent domain is a legal power legislatively g...

This course covers the topic of land seizures using the power of the eminent domain law. Eminent domain is a legal power legislatively granted to city, state or federal government entities for the purpose of seizing private property deemed necessary to serve the best interests of the general public. 

4 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC: Adverse Possession and Prescriptive Easements

4 Hours
This course covers the topics of adverse possession and prescriptive easements.  Both are legally-established means in which a pa...

This course covers the topics of adverse possession and prescriptive easements.  Both are legally-established means in which a party may acquire either legal title, or the deeded privilege, to use land belonging to another party without the expressed consent of that owner. Surveyors who perform boundary retracement surveys must be familiar with this legal doctrine; these types of boundary surveys are often muddled by the existence of an adverse possession or prescriptive easement situation. 

4 Hours
Online
Elective

Adverse Possession and Prescriptive Easements

4 Hours
This course covers the topics of adverse possession and prescriptive easements.  Both are legally-established means in which a pa...

This course covers the topics of adverse possession and prescriptive easements.  Both are legally-established means in which a party may acquire either legal title, or the deeded privilege, to use land belonging to another party without the expressed consent of that owner. Surveyors who perform boundary retracement surveys must be familiar with this legal doctrine; these types of boundary surveys are often muddled by the existence of an adverse possession or prescriptive easement situation. 

4 Hours
Online
Elective

Seized Lands: Eminent Domain

4 Hours
This course covers the topic of land seizures using the power of the eminent domain law. Eminent domain is a legal power legislatively g...

This course covers the topic of land seizures using the power of the eminent domain law. Eminent domain is a legal power legislatively granted to city, state or federal government entities for the purpose of seizing private property deemed necessary to serve the best interests of the general public. 

4 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC:Legal Descriptions

3 Hours
Examine legal descriptions that are written on warranties and deeds....
Examine legal descriptions that are written on warranties and deeds.
3 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC:Rights and Responsibilities in the Lands of Others: The Effect of Easements

3 Hours
This course is designed to provide an overview of how easements are used and how they affect the land surveyor. The course will cover ty...
This course is designed to provide an overview of how easements are used and how they affect the land surveyor. The course will cover types of easements and how to create easements as well as how easements are terminated. Throughout the course various case studies will be discussed, which will give the participant an example of how easements are used.
3 Hours
Online
Elective

NFIP/Fema Flood Plain Management

7 Hours
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides the maps and regulatory basis for floodplain management. It is the primary source o...
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.
7 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC: Ethical Practice in Engineering and Land Surveying

3 Hours
Explore the ethics of engineering and land surveying, including different aspects of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering a...
Explore the ethics of engineering and land surveying, including 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.
3 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC:Utilities Public and Otherwise

4 Hours
The word "utility" implies usefulness to the public, but surveyors may find that what is considered a "utility" in one place is not alwa...
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.
4 Hours
Online
Elective

Boundaries and Monuments

3 Hours
Learn how to define and identify monuments; understand what factors to assess when judging the validity of a monument, and explain how b...
Learn how to define and identify monuments; understand what factors to assess when judging the validity of a monument, and explain how better records and a better effort to document re-monumentation could eliminate disagreements among surveyors.
3 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC:Boundaries and Monuments

3 Hours
Learn how to define and identify monuments; understand what factors to assess when judging the validity of a monument, and explain how b...
Learn how to define and identify monuments; understand what factors to assess when judging the validity of a monument, and explain how better records and a better effort to document re-monumentation could eliminate disagreements among surveyors.
3 Hours
Online
Elective

Utilities Public and Otherwise

4 Hours
The word "utility" implies usefulness to the public, but surveyors may find that what is considered a "utility" in one place is ...
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.
4 Hours
Online
Elective

Rights and Responsibilities in the Lands of Others: The Effect of Easements on Surveyors

3 Hours
This course is designed to provide an overview of how easements are used and how they affect the land surveyor. The course will cover ty...
This course is designed to provide an overview of how easements are used and how they affect the land surveyor. The course will cover types of easements and how to create easements at well as how easements are terminated. Throughout the course various case studies will be discussed, which will give the participant an example of how easements are used.
3 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC: Introduction to GIS Technology

8 Hours
Examine the basic GIS concepts used to visualize real-world features, establish patterns, analyze and obtain feedback information, and o...
Examine 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.
8 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC: FEMA/NFIP Floodplain Management

7 Hours
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides the maps and regulatory basis for floodplain management. It is the primary source o...
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.
7 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC: Fundamentals of Boundary Control

8 Hours
Gain a basic understanding of the world of property law and boundary principles. ...
Gain a basic understanding of the world of property law and boundary principles. 
8 Hours
Online
Elective

Ethical Practice in Engineering and Land Surveying

3 Hours
Explore the ethics of engineering and land surveying, including different aspects of the National Council of Examiners for Engineer...
Explore the ethics of engineering and land surveying, including 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. 
3 Hours
Online
Elective

Fundamentals of Boundary Control

8 Hours
Gain a basic understanding of the world of property law and boundary principles. ...
Gain a basic understanding of the world of property law and boundary principles. 
8 Hours
Online
Elective

101 Applications for GIS

7 Hours
This course will cover GIS systems and its two specific purposes: Creating thematic maps which represent a given theme, such as dis...
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. 
  • Analyzing spatial and database data, then outputting the results to a map composition or in a textual form
7 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC: 101 Applications for GIS

7 Hours
This course will cover GIS systems and its two specific purposes: Creating thematic maps which represent a given theme, such as dis...
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. 
  • Analyzing spatial and database data, then outputting the results to a map composition or in a textual form
7 Hours
Online
Elective

Introduction to GIS Technology

8 Hours
Examine the basic GIS concepts used to visualize real-world features, establish patterns, analyze and obtain feedback information, ...
Examine 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.
8 Hours
Online
Elective

Advanced Land Descriptions

8 Hours
Gain an overview of preparing land descriptions that are free from ambiguity and need no interpretation....
Gain an overview of preparing land descriptions that are free from ambiguity and need no interpretation.
8 Hours
Online
Elective

What Can GIS Do for You? A Look at Case Studies

3 Hours
This course is designed to give the student a comprehensive overview of the applications of GIS by using case studies of companies acros...
This course is designed to give the student a comprehensive overview of the applications of GIS by using case studies of companies across the United States. It will cover five studies of municipalities and companies that implemented GIS to increase the efficiency of data processing as well as to replace cumbersome paper mapping systems. The course will cover creating a GIS from scratch as well as using existing programs and customizing them to meet the specific needs of the entities using the GIS.
3 Hours
Correspondence
Elective

OC:What Can GIS Do for You? A Look at Case Studies

3 Hours
This course is designed to give the student a comprehensive overview of the applications of GIS by using case studies of companies acros...
This course is designed to give the student a comprehensive overview of the applications of GIS by using case studies of companies across the United States. It will cover five studies of municipalities and companies that implemented GIS to increase the efficiency of data processing as well as to replace cumbersome paper mapping systems. The course will cover creating a GIS from scratch as well as using existing programs and customizing them to meet the specific needs of the entities using the GIS.
3 Hours

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