Department Chair

Advanced Technology Center, Room 244-C, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Cathy Christianson

What to Expect:

Course Work

The Geomatics Technology curriculum prepares students to use mathematical and scientific principles for the delineation, determination, planning and positioning of land tracts, boundaries, contours and features applying principles of route surveying, construction surveying, photogrammetry, mapping, global positioning systems, geographical information systems, and other kinds of property description and measurement to create related maps, charts, and reports.
Course work includes instruction in:
  • Applied Geodesy
  • Basic Cartography
  • Computer Graphics
  • Geodetic Surveying
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Mensuration
  • Photointerpretation
  • Plane Surveying
  • Survey Equipment Operation and Maintenance
  • Traversing

Career Paths

Graduates should qualify jobs as:
  • CAD Operator
  • GPS Technician
  • Highway Surveyor
  • Instrument Person
  • Mapper
  • Survey Party Chief
  • Survey Technician
Graduates will be prepared to pursue the requirements necessary to become a Registered Land Surveyor in North Carolina.

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At FTCC you can earn a degree in Geomatics Technology (Surveying). Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Geomatics Technology (Surveying) (A40420)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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