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SUR 2520 Surveying II (4 credits) (Lab Required)

Prerequisite: MTH 1410- Calculus I and SUR 1510-Surveying I w/a grade "C" or better, or permission of instructor

This course is designed to cover the introduction to control surveying, state plane coordinate systems, construction surveying, legal and boundary surveying and large scale topographic mapping for engineering and architectural projects. The student is introduced to optical micrometer and electronic theodolites, precise levels and electronic distancers. Laboratory assignments will cover astronomic azimuth observations, circular and parabolic curves, earthwork surveys, control surveying and topographic mapping.


Tuition $804 + Fees + Course Materials
Delivery Mode:
Lectures on DVD format
Time Limit :
Six (6) months to complete the course from the date of registration.
Two (2) examinations, one (1) subject matter and one (1) final. All examinations must be proctored.
Laboratory Assignments:
Eight (8) laboratory assignments. Laboratories must be proctored by a licensed surveyor or engineer and approved by the surveying department.
Writing Assignment:
One (1) writing assignment - publication review.
Required Materials:

Surveying: Theory and Practice, 7th ed.: James M. Anderson & Edward M. Mikhail; ISBN: 0-07-015914-9

Surveying: 10th ed.: Francis H. Moffit & John D. Bossler; Harper-Collins College Publishers; 1997; ISBN: 0-673-99752-9

Elementary Surveying: 11th ed.: Paul R. Wolf & Russell C. Brinker; Harper-Collins College Publishers; 1994;
ISBN: 0-06-500399-3

Surveying II Coursepack - Lecture Notes

Surveying II 6-disc DVD set

All required course material is available through the Auraria Campus Bookstore at: