Bachelor of Science in Geomatics
The Department of Geomatics at UAA offers curriculum leading to a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics. Students in the baccalaureate program have a choice of three emphasis areas: Surveying, Geospatial Science or Geo-developer.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Geomatics prepares students for a wide variety of professional-level opportunities. Since Alaska poses unique geomatic challenges, the curriculum emphasizes northern principles and practices, making UAA graduates highly recruited in the Alaska marketplace and eligible for employment worldwide. Students will find employment in private industry, government, and municipal agencies. Geomaticians working at the professional level enjoy responsibility and a choice of indoor and outdoor employment with many opportunities for advancement and diversification.
Course Sequence and Program Requirements
There are three Geomatics BS degrees available. One emphasizes surveying. One emphasizes Geospatial Science. The third, Geo-developer, emphasizes computer programming for Geospatial Science. All three degrees contain a common core of courses. For all concentrations, in order to accommodate course prerequisites and scheduling, it is highly recommended that students follow the course sequence to fulfill program requirements: