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CAT 2531 Advanced Surveying & Mapping

Utilization of surveying equipment and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software to perform field data collection and produce civil engineering drawings. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: CAT 1501 AND MAT 1470 OR MAT 1580 OR MAT 2270 


  • Perform field data collection to capture positions of natural and cultural features.
  • Compute horizontal and vertical curves used in highway design.
  • Utilize CAD software for surveying applications and base drawings.
  • Utilize surveying equipment to establish and adjust horizontal and vertical control networks.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3