Geographic Information Science Certificate

This certificate program focuses on the theory and techniques of geographic information science (GISci). GISci is a suite of techniques for collecting, analyzing, and communicating information about the Earth's surface through technologies such as geographic information systems, satellite and aerial imaging, and global positioning systems (GPS).

Program Requirements (18 semester hours)

Complete all of these:

CIT 214 Database Design and Development (3)

GEO 441 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)

GEO 442 Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3)

GEO 443 Python Programming for ArcGIS (3)

GEO 448 Techniques and Applications of Remote Sensing (3)

ISA 245 Database Systems and Data Warehousing (3)

Select ONE of these:

GEO 340 Internship (min. 3) *

GEO 444 GIScience Techniques in Landscape Ecology (3)

GEO 447 Aerial Photo Interpretation (4)

Any GEO course focusing on GIS or remote sensing techniques (3)

* With the expectation that the internship involves GIS.

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