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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Jan 23, 2018
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Surveying Technology

  
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    SVT 1010 - Introduction to Surveying

    Credits: 1
    Covers a historical tour of surveying from its beginnings to the present. The course will emphasize mathematical and technological progress as well as the role of surveyors in the beginning of America.


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    SVT 1030 - Surveying Field Techniques I

    Credits: 3
    This course provides hands-on experience with survey equipment. Horizontal traverses, levels, distance measuring techniques and devices, including how to take field notes are explored.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1110  or MATH 1060 
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    SVT 1110 - Surveying Math I (QS)

    Credits: 4
    Considers survey applications of algebra, trigonometry and analytic geometry. Includes bearing systems, elevations, traverse, adjustments and measurements corrections, horizontal/vertical curves, areas and volumes, partitioning of land.

    Prerequisite: MATH 1060  or appropriate placement score


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    SVT 1120 - Surveying Math II

    Credits: 4
    Encompasses survey applications of astronomical observations, state plane coordinate systems, error analysis, restoration of lost corners, least square adjustment, horizontal control networks.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1110 


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    SVT 2000 - Surveying CO-OP Education

    Credits: 1-3
    Supervised work experience in a business, industrial or government environment related to the program major. Credit is awarded for successful completion of specific objectives that provide new learning in the job and program.

    Prerequisite: Sophomore standing, minimum 2.0 GPA, and study related employment


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    SVT 2020 - Public Land Surveying

    Credits: 3
    Covers a detailed study of land systems, including general and special instructions, lost and obliterated corners, single and double proportion, monumentation, riparian boundaries laps, hiatuses mineral surveys and official survey documents.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1030  and SVT 1120 


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    SVT 2030 - Surveying Field Techniques II

    Credits: 3
    Field experience in construction surveying and staking, encompassing GPS fundamentals, radial surveying, robotics, total stations, data collection methods, coordinate creation/adjustment, public lands/state plane coordinate systems, etc.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1030 
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    SVT 2040 - Control Surveys

    Credits: 3
    Accuracy levels and field procedures used to obtain them are explored. Calculation techniques for control networks, triangulations, trilateralation and traverse use are dealt with at length. G.P.S. will be emphasized.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1120 


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    SVT 2050 - Legal Descriptions

    Credits: 3
    This course is about writing and understanding survey legal descriptions. Latent and patent ambiguities, basis of bearing and interpretation of terms are integrated into the course.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 2100 , SVT 1120 , SVT 2020  or all concurrently


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    SVT 2100 - Land Development

    Credits: 3
    Land planning techniques used in residential and commercial developments are discussed. Subdivision, condominiums, cluster housing, industrial parks and commercial complexes are studied and approval procedures are explained.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1110 


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    SVT 2110 - Photogrammetry

    Credits: 3
    This course is an in-depth study of photo identification, stereographic interpretation, geometry and measurements from aerial photography.

    Prerequisite: SVT 1110 


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    SVT 2160 - Land Boundary Law I

    Credits: 2
    The study of responsibilities of the land boundary surveyor, in protecting rights and interest of the land. Ownership and transfer of real property, systems for land descriptions, statute law, common law and presumptions are discussed.


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    SVT 2170 - Land Boundary Law II

    Credits: 2
    Course studies researching of common law, location of sequential conveyances, location of simultaneous conveyances and unwritten transfers.

    Prerequisite: SVT 2160  (recommended but not required)


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    SVT 2200 - Public Records

    Credits: 2
    Students will study public records relating to land and its governing laws. This course requires tours of local record systems and law libraries. Extensive research and how to access and use the various systems will be explored.

    Prerequisite: SVT 2160 , SVT 2170  and SVT 2050 ; or all concurrently


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    SVT 2290 - Applied Surveying Drafting

    Credits: 3
    This course is to develop a working knowledge of CAD as it relates to the profession of land surveying. Designing and drafting plats, utility master plans, digital terrain models, plan and profile sheets, and layouts from legal descriptions will be covered.

    Prerequisite: EDDT 2190  and SVT 1030 


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    SVT 2990 - Special Topics

    Credits: 1-3
    This course is designed so the students can work on special individualized projects under the supervision of the instructor.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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