Curriculum

Ray Hintz
Coordinator & Professor
207.581.2189
ray.hintz@maine.edu

Please consult the University of Maine Catalog for the most accurate curriculum information.

students using survey tools
Suggested Curriculum for the B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology


First Year – First Semester


  • CMJ 103 – Fundamentals of Public Communication Credits: 3
  • COS 103 – Introduction to Spreadsheets Credits: 1
  • MAT 122 – Pre-Calculus Credits: 4
  • PHY 107 – Technical Physics I Credits: 4
  • SVT 100 – Introduction to Surveying Technology Credits: 1
  • SVT 110 – Instrumentation and Data Collectors Credits: 1
  • SVT 121 – AutoCAD for Surveyors I Credits: 3
First Year – Second Semester


  • CET 101 – Plane Surveying Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 3)
  • ENG 101 – College Composition Credits: 3
  • PHY 108 – Technical Physics II Credits: 4
  • TME 152 – Introductory Calculus for Engineering Technology Credits: 3
Second Year – First Semester


  • CET 202 – Construction Surveying Credits: 3
  • STS 215 – Introduction to Statistics for Business and Economics Credits: 3
  • or
  • STS 232 – Principles of Statistical Inference Credits: 3
  • SVT 122 – AutoCAD for Surveyors II Credits: 3
  • See Footnote 5
     
  • TME 253 – Applied Calculus for Engineering Technology Credits: 4
  • Artistic and Creative Expression Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 2)
  • Program Elective Credits: 3
Second Year – Second Semester


  • CET 332 – Civil Infrastructure Credits: 3
  • ENG 212 – Persuasive and Analytical Writing Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 4)
  • SVT 201 – Adjustment Computations Credits: 3
  • SVT 221 – Boundary Law Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 5)
  • SVT 331 – Photogrammetry Credits: 3
Third Year – First Semester


  • BUA 201 – Principles of Financial Accounting Credits: 3
  • ENG 317 – Business and Technical Writing Credits: 3
  • SVT 322 – Preparing Effective Property Descriptions Credits: 1
  • SVT Majors must take the in class section
  • SVT 329 – Site Planning and Subdivision Design Credits: 1
  • SVT 341 – Advanced Surveying Credits: 3
  • Law or Environmental Elective (BUA 220 or CET 451) Credits: 3
  • Population and the Environment Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 2)
Third Year – Second Semester


  • Advanced Communication Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 6)
  • ECO 120 – Principles of Microeconomics Credits: 3
  • or
  • ECO 121 – Principles of Macroeconomics Credits: 3
  • SVT 352 – Practical Field Operations Credits: 3
  • Cultural Diversity Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 2)
  • Program Elective Credits:3
  • (See Footnote 1)
Fourth Year – First Semester


  • MET 484 – Engineering Economics Credits: 3
  • SVT 418 – Fundamentals of Surveying Exam Overview Credits: 1
  • SVT 437 – Practical GPS Credits: 3
  • SVT 475 – Small Business Management Credits: 3
  • Program Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 1)
  • Program Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 1)
Fourth Year – Second Semester


  • SFR 400 – Applied Geographic Information Systems Credits: 4
  • or
  • ECO 473 – Economic and Policy Applications of GIS Credits: 3
  • SVT 490 – Surveying Capstone Credits: 3
  • Program Elective Credits: 3
  • (See Footnote 1)
  • Program Elective Credits: 4
  • (See Footnote 1)
  • Ethics Elective Credits: 1
  • (See Footnote 1)
  • Fundamentals Surveying Exam (passing not required) Credits: 0
Students must see their advisor for approval of all electives.


1Lists of approved courses that meet the General Education requirements and Program Electives are available in 119 Boardman Hall.

2General Education Requirement Electives do not have to be taken in the order shown. One of the Human Values/Social Context electives must fulfill the Ethics requirement.  List of approved courses that meet the General Education requirements are available in 119 Boardman Hall.

3May substitute SFR 208 – Geomatics, Coordinate Geometry, and GPS with permission of advisor.

4ENG 417, ENG 418, and ENG 496 can be substituted for ENG 212 – Persuasive and Analytical Writing – only with advisor approval.  

5SVT 221 fulfills Western Cultural Traditions Elective.

6Communication classes such as CMJ201, CMJ202, CMJ236, CMJ257, CMJ324, CMJ345, CMJ347, CMJ367 may fulfill the Advanced Communication elective.

7Students can switch CET202 and Eng212