Educational Objectives

Mission Statement and Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement

The Geomatics Program degrees will prepare students for a profession in Geomatics on a state, regional, national and international level in public, private, and academic settings. As a part of Geospatial sciences Geomatics students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills in data acquisition, modeling, analysis, integration, and management of geospatial reference data used to produce deliverables for land surveying, civil engineering, cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), geodesy, and remote sensing.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Provide the graduate with a sufficient knowledge and understanding of Geomatics to successfully pass the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. 
  2. The Geomatics AS and BS degrees will provide the graduates with full-time entry level employment opportunities in Geomatics. With a jobs to graduates ratio of at least 1:1.
  3. Develop and maintain an academic environment and structure which encourages students to continue pursuit of undergraduate and/or graduate degree(s) in Geomatics or directly related studies. At least 5% of Geomatics majors will graduate and go on to graduate school in Geomatics or a directly related field of study.
  4. Each student will be given engaged learning opportunities in collaboration with the public or private professional community.