GEOMATICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY To educate young Saudi students in an environment that enhances their intellectual capabilities as well as improves their attitudes towards hands on work practices. To teach (using an appropriate curriculum) in a manner that prepares our students to be lifelong learners and also to be successful in industry. To provide knowledge and skills that will enhance the education of students, enrich their quality of life, and contribute to the solutions of problems in Saudi Arabian’s industry. To prepare students to qualify and be capable of functioning as professionals in different field areas and organizations such as: Mapping organizations Infrastructure companies Telecommunication, utility and mining companies; Local councils and planning authorities; Emergency services; Conservation authorities (environmental assessment using GIS); Tourist guide and street directory publishers, road mapping bodies; and Development and land subdivision organizations. To provide young Saudis with the basic skills necessary for effective communication and to develop their ability to function as members of teams who can respect diversity of opinions and acquire an appropriate vision of their profession. To provide students with a solid foundation in the new era of Geomatics Engineering Technology that prepares them for lifelong careers and professional growth. To provide students with the ability to create logical process, perform field work, undertake data analysis and assess the quality of the final outcomes in the context of hands on training for typical Geomatics-related projects. To equip students with the necessary theoretical Geomatics technology background that can enable them to analyze and adapt to changing requirements in the job market, and/or to further their education. To instill within our students using counseling and academic advising, the technical, communication, and character skills that will prepare them for supervisory roles in industry. To provide our students with the knowledge, skills and attitude that enables them to make responsible choices in their future careers.
The Geomatics Engineering Technology Program (GET) at YIC will be a leader in engineering education in Saudi Arabia and stay competitive at the cutting edge of technology through the excellence of its faculty, staff, students, facilities and programs.
To maintain a viable, efficient and relevant academic unit providing high level undergraduate and continuing education in Geomatics, suitable for productive professional and technical careers with principal emphasis on spatial data collection techniques , digital mapping, and spatial analysis using geographic information technology while constantly working to build Geomatics into a discipline of increased recognition and reward.