Program Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives describe the career and professional accomplishments that graduates, after several years of experience, are prepared to achieve.

The educational objectives of the Surveying Technology program are:

  1. Technical Adeptness - Graduates will be technically adept in Surveying Technology as well as supporting math and science disciplines, allowing these graduates to assist professional land surveyors in various surveying and mapping projects. Their technical skills and knowledge will enable them to perform their work duties with a commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
  2. Interpersonal Skills - Graduates will exhibit appropriate interpersonal skills as demonstrated by effectively working on teams and effectively communicating in the workplace.
  3. Professionalism - Graduates will exhibit an interest in lifelong learning.
  4. Awareness of Societal Impact - Graduates will be aware of their professional and ethical responsibilities, including a respect for diversity.

Program Goals/Student Outcomes

A graduate of this major should be able to:
  • apply the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of mathematics, science, engineering, and technology to solve well-defined surveying problems appropriate to the discipline.
  • design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with engineering design of systems, components, or processes appropriate to the discipline.
  • develop an ability to apply written, oral, and graphical communication in well- defined technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature.
  • conduct standard tests, measurements, and experiments and analyze and interpret the results.
  • function effectively as a member of a technical team.

Enrollment and Graduation Data

Academic Year Total Enrollment
Fall Semester
Academic Year
2015/2016 20 11
2016/2017 26 9
2017/2018 27 13
2018/2019 31 12
2019/2020 33 N/A

Contact information

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701