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Surveying CSC

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


Provides skills for initial employment or advancement in a surveying company. Instruction is provided in computer aided drafting, the use of surveying equipment and traverse calculations to include COGO and latitude/departures.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.


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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
CAD 201 Computer-Aided Drafting and Design I 3    
CIV 171 Surveying I Offered Fall Only 3    
CIV 172 Surveying II 3 CIV 171  
GIS 101 Introduction to Geospatial Technology I Offered Spring Only 3    
Technical Electives (choose 2):
GIS 102 Introduction to Geospatial Technology II
CIV 190 Coordinated Internship
CIV 196 On-Site Training
6   See Note 1
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 18    


  1. Students should consult with their faculty advisor to determine the appropriate technical electives.
  2. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  3. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

Additional Resources

Your Right to Know

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia requires colleges to provide information on graduation rates. The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to publish gainful employment consumer information for career/technical programs.

Get More Information:
Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services

Chester: 804-706-5121
Midlothian: 804-594-1480

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