Industrial Technology - Surveying & Mapping BS Degree

Advance to a Bachelor’s Degree for Career Advantages

Students who complete a surveying and mapping associate’s degree at a community college can transfer to The University of Texas at Tyler to complete a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology.

  • Enroll in an accredited land surveying program in Texas.
  • Completing this degree program meets one of the Texas state requirements necessary before taking the exam to become a registered professional land surveyor (RPLS).

Graduates of the program are employed in such locations as:

- Surveying and Mapping, Inc.
- K.L. Kilgore & Company, Inc.
- Stanger Surveying LLC
- John Cowan & Associates, Inc.
- Topographic, Inc.
- Vannoy & Associates, Inc.

Bachelor’s in Industrial Technology - Surveying and Mapping: Career-Ready

  • Gain the skills and knowledge to pursue a successful and specialized career in land surveying and mapping.
  • Learn to apply scientific and mathematical theories and concepts to the practical challenges of surveying.
  • Get experience with state-of-the-art equipment and computer applications, and be job-ready when you enter the field.


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Industrial Technology Surveying and Mapping Courses: Analytical. Hands-on.

  • Advanced Technologies for Surveyors

    Learn about High Definition Surveying (HDS), which is becoming the industry standard for surveying projects and any additional new surveying topics.

  • Public Domain - Texas

    Examine the disposition of public lands of the state of Texas, and investigate the basis of all land mineral development in the state.

  • Applied Geodesy

    Apply precise surveying technology in boundary location and surveying. Topics covered are: photogrammetry, GPS, GIS, remote sensing, coordinate systems and map projections.

UT Tyler student in classroom talking with other student

Industrial Technology Faculty: Educators. Practitioners.

--Study with professors who own or work for the top land surveying companies in Texas.

--Be part of a program that provides individual attention and dedicated faculty who are focused on student success.

--Be mentored by faculty who are supportive and attuned to the needs of students who transfer from Tyler Junior College and other community colleges.

Also see the UT Tyler industrial technology BS degree.