Surveyors measure distances, direction and angles between points on, above and below the earth’s surface. In the field, they select known survey reference points and determine the precise location of important features in the survey area using specialized equipment.
Surveyors also research legal records, look for evidence of previous boundaries, and analyze data to determine the location of boundary lines. They are sometimes called to provide expert testimony in court regarding their work or the work of other surveyors.
Surveyors also record their results, verify the accuracy of data, and prepare plots, maps, and reports using specialized software.
Students should always refer to the catalog of their intended transfer institution for admission, program, course and graduation requirements. Students also should consult a faculty advisor and/or the CNM Academic Advising Center.
Also note that the math requirements in the CNM degree program are the absolute minimum. Students who are able should consider additional math courses.