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SUR 3150 Astronomy for Surveyors (2 credits)

Prerequisite: SUR 2520 w/a grade "C" or better, or permission of instructor

This is an introductory course on applying astronomical observations to surveying and mapping projects. Students acquire knowledge about positional determination by astronomical observations and determining the direction (azimuth, bearing) of lines on the earth’s surface from astronomic observations. The students compute the azimuth of a line from actual survey observations.

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Cost:
Tuition $402 + Fees + Course Materials
Delivery Mode:
Lectures on DVD format
Time Limit :
Six (6) months to complete the course from the date of registration.
Examination:
One (1) final examination. All examinations must be proctored.
Assignment:
One (1) writing assignment - publication review.
Required Material:

Astronomic and Grid Azimuth - Manual, Edition 84, Buckner, R.B.


Coursepack - Lecture Notes

5-disc DVD set

All course material is ordered through the Auraria Campus Bookstore at: http://www.aurariabooks.com/ePOS?this_category=126&store=461&form=shared3%2fgm%2fmain.html&design=461