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  Educational Opportunities for Professional Surveying

Austin Community College (Description of ACC's Geomatics/Land Surveying Technology program, through which students may earn Associate of Applied Sciences) -
(ACC Geomatics Degree Plan)

Dallas County Community College District (Mountain View College and North Lake College in the Dallas County area offer several surveying courses today) -

Houston Community College System (HCC site, with student, faculty, degree and schedule information) -

Montgomery College (New/developing surveying program at Montgomery Colege - has been submitted to the THECB for approval, and approval is expected in the Fall Semester.  Program begins as continuing education in Fall 2006, with courses expected to transition into credit course once program approval is given) -

San Antonio College
(San Antonio College offers a wide range of field and office training for college credit and continuing education. An Associate Degree and certificates are available) -

San Jacinto College
(This site features details information on the Geomatic Surveying Program at San Jacinto College-South campus in the Houston area) -

Texas A & M-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC site with information on academic curriculum, awards, research, labs/facilities, Geomatics, Geographic Information Systems, faculty and staff, research, scholarships, the Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science and more) -

TAMUU-CC Texas Height Modernization (This site includes the latest presentations from the TAMU-CC/National Geodetic Survey Texas Height Modernization Project) -

Texas State Technical College
(Waco campus) -

Tyler Jr. College (Site for Tyler Junior College's Surveying and Mapping Technology Department, headed up by instructor Patti Williams) -

University of Houston (University of Houston offers a four-year Bachelor Degree in Construction Management Technology Surveying and Mapping.  The degree program is approved by the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying to fulfill the education requirement for RPLS license.  Scholarship is available for students enrolled in the surveying and mapping program.) -

Surveying and Mapping Technology (Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas at Tyler offer a seamless degree program in Surveying and Mapping Technology.  This Bachelor of Science in Technology degree plan has been approved by the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying to meet the requirements for professional certification in surveying) -

Surveying Related Publications

The American Surveyor (Texas survey licensee Marc Cheves' new publication. Launched in 2003, The American Surveyor is the only national surveying publication that's owned and operated by surveyors. Website contains an archive of all published articles.) -

Point of Beginning Magazine
(POB editorials, articles and readers forums allow users to discuss issues raised in the magazine - also includes buyers' guide for manufacturers and dealers) -

Professional Surveyor Magazine (Web site for Professional Surveyor, nationally-distributed publication for the surveying, engineering and mapping professional) -

TSPS Publications (The Texas Society of Professional Surveyors offers surveying-related periodicals, short course reports, manuals and other information through this link on the main TSPS web page. TSPS logo items, such as caps and denim shirts, can also be purchased here) -

Earth Observation Magazine (Magazine for geographic/mapping information) -

Land Development Today (Web site for monthly online magazine for land development industry professionals, featuring articles on surveying, civil design, landscape and irrigation design, and current technology) -

Geospatial Solutions
(Magazine relating to applications of GIS and related spatial information technologies) -

Dictionary of Surveying & Forestry Terms -

Sleeping Bear Press (Mapping science titles available here) -

Dictionary - Merriam-Webster's Collegiate (Helpful, online version from Merriam-Webster that includes a thesaurus) -

Whittles Publishing (Scottish publishing house providing titles in Geomatics, surveying, GIS, datums and map projections for remote sensing, and other topics)

Barnes& (On-line book distributor just type in "Land Surveying" in search tool to see dozens of listings for publications of interest to surveyors)

Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms
(GIS, cartography and remote sensing) -


Careers in Professional Surveying (The National Society of Professional Surveyors has placed online a terrific Web resource for those exploring a career in surveying)


TSPS Chapter 5 Counties: Click here to link to the Collin County homepage
Click here to link to the Dallas County homepage
Click here to link to the Fannin County homepage
Click here to link to the Grayson County homepage
Click here to link to the Hunt County homepage
Click here to link to the Kaufman County homepage
Click here to link to the Rockwall County homepage
Click here to link to the Ellis County homepage

Chapter No. 5
P.O. Box 226933
Dallas, Texas 75222

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Chapter No. 5
P.O. Box 226933
Dallas, Texas 75222