Global Positioning Systems for Land Surveying - CIV 256 at Tidewater Community College


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CIV 256 - Global Positioning Systems for Land Surveying
Introduces principles of satellite-based surveying and presents Global Positioning System (GPS) as it is utilized in land surveying and the various components of the GPS technology and the techniques through which the GPS technology may be used in land surveys. Utilizes field surveys using the GPS equipment as part of the laboratory activities. [This course covers the same content as GIS 256. Credit will not be granted for both courses].
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

Schedule at Tidewater Community College

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Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
32759 CIV 256-H01B 3
  Tu    
7:15 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
2021-01-11 Virginia Beach Campus HY
Class will require student's presence on campus during designated class times. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) will be required while on campus and in the classroom. Additional information for specific PPE requirements will be available on the TCC website and included in the course syllabus.
This is a hybrid class with a number of on-campus meetings, as determined by the faculty. The course is supplemented with online computer coursework that requires access to reliable Internet service.
Lecture material will be posted online and students must participate in the online portion for the entire semester. The class will meet during the semester for labs as scheduled. In lieu of attending class meetings students can choose to work with a mentor who is a licensed surveyor. Required documentation for this option must be submitted by the drop add date. Contact Chris Cartwright, Program Head for additional information.
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