Surveying Pathways Certificate
The Surveying Pathways Certificate provides an opportunity for career advancement for employees already working in the field through technical training, provides a career and educational pathway for high school students interested in surveying or engineering, and provides a career and educational pathway for people desiring a technical position in surveying and engineering.
Coursework includes two courses in AutoCAD, one course in Civil3D, and trigonometry, with a combined 17 credit hours of courses. Students completing the pathways certificate will be prepared for an entry level position on a surveying field crew.
The required courses for the pathways certificate are included in the one-year completion certificate for Engineering and Drafting Technician and two-year AAS program for Civil Engineering and Surveying Technology. Students completing the drafting pathways certificate may continue with the one-year completion certificate, two-year AAS, or two-year Engineering Transfer program (depending on math level), if desired.
Engineering technology faculty members at Umpqua Community College have practical experience working in business and industry. Faculty can bring their real world experience into the classroom. Faculty network with employers, and are able to work cooperatively with the UCC Advising and Career Center to assist students with finding internships and permanent employment.
Contact for More Information
Prospective students should see an engineering faculty adviser, or Advising and Career Planning Services, to develop your educational plan.
Clay Baumgartner, PE - Contact
Department Chair, Engineering and Computer Science