Introduction to Geomatics - AAS
The Department of Geomatics at UAA offers a curriculum leading to a 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Geomatics. The Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Geomatics prepares students for technician-level employment as land survey technicians or as automated mapping technicians. Those working as survey technicians frequently work outdoors, travel to various job locations, and enjoy an independent lifestyle. Automated mapping technicians work with the latest cartographic techniques and equipment and easily transfer skills learned in Geomatics courses to other disciplines.
To learn more about the Associate degree program in Geomatics at the University of Alaska Anchorage follow the links on the left side of this page.
To be admitted as a degree-seeking student to the Geomatics program complete the Associate Degree Programs Admission Requirements listed in Chapter 9 of the Course Catalog. Students must also demonstrate a certain level of computer competency prior to enrollment in any GEO or GIS course. In addition, students entering the undergraduate engineering program must have completed the following high school courses with grades of "C" or better:
It is recommended that students
graduating from high school without satisfactorily completing the courses noted
above enroll in the necessary courses to make up deficiencies during the summer
To accommodate course prerequisites and scheduling, it is highly recommended that students follow this course sequencing.