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Urban & Regional Studies

Land Surveying Emphasis

The following courses are required for students in the Land Surveying Certificate degree in association with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Students following this course of study will complete all of their General Education requirements as well as all requirements for the major in Urban and Regional Studies and requirements for the certificate program in Land Surveying. While it is recommended that the courses be taken in the sequence indicated below; please note that in some instances courses may be closed or, on rare occasions, not offered during the term shown. In these instances students should meet with their faculty advisor to discuss other options.

Course Sequence: Land Surveying Emphasis

Coursework from NWTC

  • First Semester:

    • Engineering Applications (1)
    • Computer Aided Design (2)
    • Civil Drafting Technology (2)
    • Surveying and Mapping (3)
    • Soil Mechanics (3)
    • Math - Intermediate Algebra (3) **
    • Physics 1 - Technical (3) ***
  • Second Semester:

    • Land Surveying Computer Applications (1)
    • Cemented Aggregate Mixtures (3)
    • Civic Public Works Construction (2)
    • Written Communication (3)*
    • Math - Analytic Geometry (3) **
    • Physics 2 - Technical (3) ***
    • Sociology (3) [replaces Contemp Am Society]
    • Summer Session: Plan for your Summer Internship! (Civil Engineering Internship) **
  • Third Semester:

    • Surveying 2 (4)
    • Surveying - Drafting (3)
    • Statics Strength of Material (4)
    • Oral Interpersonal Communication (3)
    • Math - Technical Calculus 1 (4)
  • Second Semester:

    • Water Technology (3)
    • Global Positioning Systems (2)
    • Land Surveying Law (2)
    • Highway Surveying (2)
    • Reporting - Technical (3)
    • Construction Methods and Building Systems (3)
    • Business Law (3)
    • Important Note:
      * Placement in English courses depends on SAT score
      ** Placement in math courses depends on MCAT score
      *** Placement in science courses may depend on high school AP coursework
      (In some cases, these requirement may already be met)

Courses Taken at UW Green Bay
Sophomore Year Courses

  • Fall Semester:

    • Foundations of Western Culture I
    • Introduction to Urban Studies **
    • Ethnic and Racial Identities
    • History of Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval
    • Human Biology
    • Note: If you have required English/Math placement, substitute for one of above courses
  • Spring Semester:

    • Foundations of Western Culture II
    • Urban Social problems
    • American Government **
    • Cultural Geography
    • Micro Economics
    • Note: If you have required English/Math placement, substitute for one of above course

Junior Year Courses

  • Fall Semester:

    • Social Science Statistics **
    • Natural Science 2 Elective
    • Urban Sociology **
    • Principles of Chemistry**
    • World Regions **
  • Spring Semester:

    • Foundations for Social Research**
    • Elements of Cartography **
    • Astronomy **
    • City in It's Regional Context **
    • Linear Algebra **
    • Please note that with the above course sequence, you will have completed your General Education requirements!

Senior Year Courses

  • Fall Semester:

    • Geographic Information Systems **
    • Urban and Regional Planning **
    • Community Politics **
    • Hydrology **
    • Ethics in the Humanities
  • Spring Semester:

    • Advanced Geographic Information Systems **
    • Air Photo Interpretation **
    • Remote Sensing and the Environment **
    • Physical Geology **
    • Ethics and Public Action **
    • Summer Session: Plan for your Summer Internship!