Geomatics (Land Surveying)

Program Description

This program is scheduled to start as early as Summer 2018.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Geomatics will be open to students who have successfully completed the Associate in Applied Science in Engineering Technology at Bismarck State College or the Associate in Applied Science in Land Surveying and Civil Engineering at the North Dakota State College of Science.  It is suggested that military students with an MOS or Rating in land surveying and students with other backgrounds contact BSC for help with placement into the program.  Students who complete this degree will be well prepared to enter the field of land surveying.

The BAS in Geomatics is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in the profession of Land Surveying in North Dakota and surrounding states.  Technical courses at both the lower division and upper division levels will cover a wide range of topics including an introduction to surveying, boundary and cadastral surveying, geodetic surveying, photogrammetry and remote sensing, legal topics for surveyors, urban site planning, storm water hydraulics and professional topics for surveyors.

Two paid internships round out the curriculum and give the student extensive exposure to the profession of land surveying including hands-on real world experience, as well as to potential employers.


David Sagsveen • NECE 311A