B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology

B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology

B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology

The program leads to a Bachelor of Science in Surveying Engineering Technology. This is a four-year degree required to become licensed as a Professional Land Surveyor in New Jersey. The program does not guarantee licensure but is a required step in the process. The program is designed for new students, those already possessing an Associate's Degree, and for those with a Civil Engineering degree or degree in Geography/GIS desiring to become a licensed land surveyor. To learn more about this program as an alumni or student of a Rowan College partner, please refer here.



The B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology is a full-time or part-time program offered at our Rowan College at Gloucester County campus. It requires the completion of 120 semester hours.


  • 120 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 97 S.H.
COMP 01111 College Composition I 3
COMP 01112 College Composition II 3
CMS 04205 Public Speaking 3
GEOG 16160 Intro to Mapping and GIS 3
PHIL 09150 Introduction to Ethics 3
MATH 01130 Calculus I 4
MATH 01122 Precalculus 4
CS 01102 Introduction to Programming 3
CS 04103 Computer Science and Programming 4
STAT 02260 Statistics I 3
MATH 01131 Calculus II 4
MATH 01210 Linear Algebra 3
SET 01103 CADD I 3
SET 01113 CADD II 3
GEOG 16133 Meteorology 4
GEOG 16131 Principles of Earth Science 3
SET 01108 Introduction to Surveying 3
SET 01206 Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location 3
SET 01208 Route and Construction Surveying 3
GEOG 16370 Drones, Planes, and Satellites 3
GEOG 16260 Fundamentals of GIS 4
PLAN 31280 Foundations of Planning and Environmental Design 3
SET 01302 Adjustment Computations 4
SET 01303 Boundaries and Adjacent Properties 3
SET 01304 Digital Practices in Surveying 3
SET 01305 Boundary Line Analysis 3
SET 01401 Geodetic Control Surveying 3
SET 04102 Professional Practice in Surveying 2
SET 01490 Capstone Project 4
SET 01403 Fundamentals of Geodesy 3
Elective Courses: 23 S.H.
GLBL ----- Global Literacy Rowan Core Course  
SCIL ----- Scientific Literacy Rowan Core Course  
LIT ----- Broad-Based Literature Attribute  
WI ----- Writing Intensive Attribute  
RS ----- Rowan Seminar Attribute  
SET 01201 Codes Contracts and Specifications 3
SET 01207 Hydraulics 3
SET 01203 3-D Modeling 3
GEOG 16261 Cartography 3
GEOG 16361 Geovisualization 3
GEOG 16365 Geospatial Measurement and Environmental Modeling 3
PLAN 31386 Land Use and Conservation 3
PLAN 31385 New Jersey Planning Practice 3
PLAN 31389 Environmental/Sustainable Planning 3
PLAN 31486 Community Planning and Site Design 3

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • Associate’s degree or an equivalent number of transferable college credits

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 in Associates of Applied Science


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the B.S. in Surveying Engineering Technology program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 19 April 1