This program prepares a person for careers in the land-surveying field such as a Professional Land Surveyor, CAD Technician and Survey Technician. Emphasis is placed on the use of modern survey equipment, drafting software, the fundamentals and the principles of land surveying. Students who complete this program are eligible to pursue a Professional Surveyor License in the State of Mississippi.
This program will also prepare a student for the Certified Survey Technician (CST) program sponsored by The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS).
A grade of "C" or above is required in each course listed in the curriculum. Failure to maintain a "C" in each of the courses will require the student to repeat the course to meet graduation requirements as well as requirements set by the Mississippi State Board of Registration to Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Students seeking admission to this program must meet one of these requirements: minimum ACT scores of- Reading 16, Math 17, English 17 OR minimum Compass scores of- Reading 72, Pre-Algebra 48, English 71 OR by approval of program chairperson.
Completion Award: Associate in Applied Science Degree 68 SH
**Additional Graduation Requirement: Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take LLS 1312 /RST 1312 /RSV 1312 - Orientation course in order to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
A CPAS exam is required to graduate from these programs.