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SUR 3700 Geodesy I (3 credits)

Prerequisites: SUR 2550, PHY 2331, PHY 2341 w/a grade "C" or better, or permission of instructor

This is an introduction into the science of geodesy. The course presents an overview into the theory of Surveying II in which the size and shape of the earth must be addressed. The history of geodesy and the classical survey procedures to determine latitude, longitude, elevation and the earth's gravity field are presented. The underlying theory of instrumentation and the application of physical theory is discussed.


Tuition $603 + Fees + Course Materials
Delivery Mode:
Lectures on DVD format
Time Limit :
Six (6) months to complete the course from the date of registration.
One (1) final examination. All examinations must be proctored.
One (1) writing assignment - publication review.
Required Material:

Coursepack - Lecture Notes
8-disc DVD set
Textbook: Surveying Theory and Practice, Edition: 7th 98, Anderson, James M.

All course material is ordered through the Auraria Campus Bookstore at: