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    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
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    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
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    94% Graduate Employment/Transfer rate
    That's right! Ninety-four percent of SCC's 2018 graduates found work or continued their education.
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     Andrew - Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering
    Andrew - Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering 
     

Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology

  • Welcome

    The civil engineering industry advises, designs and supervises civil projects and applies high standards of construction according to federal, state, county and city regulations. Civil design is a necessity today for the creation, improvement and protection of the community environment, providing facilities for living, industry and transportation. This includes large buildings, roads, bridges, canals, railroad lines, airports, water-supply systems, dams, irrigation, harbors, docks, aqueducts, tunnels, and other engineered constructions.

    You're a Good Fit for this program because . . .  

    Overview

    SCC’s Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology program is a four semester program that prepares students for employment opportunities as land surveyors, civil drafters and construction material inspectors. Students are on campus participating in lecture/lab courses during three of the semesters. The fourth semester involves an opportunity for students to learn while doing through the College’s Cooperative Education Experience. During this experience, students are paid, helping offset the costs of college. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the Higher Learning Commission.

    Mission

    The mission of the Land Surveying/GIS/Civil Engineering Technology program is to prepare students, through the use of comprehensive courses of instruction and hands-on training, for employment in the field of land surveying, civil computer aided drafting and construction materials inspection.

    Employment Outlook

    Surveyors, cartographers, photogrammetrists, and surveying and mapping technicians should have favorable job prospects. Increasing demand for fast, accurate and complete geographic information will be the main source of growth for these occupations. An increasing number of firms are interested in geographic information and its applications. Graduates report an average starting salary of $38,792.

    Starting Term(s)

    Fall term.

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