The undergraduate certificate curriculum will teach Geography minors and Environmental science majors/minors about mapping technologies in order to prepare them for a future career in GIS and GISP certification.
Students will learn/gain:
theory and methodologies behind mapping technologies and spacial thinking
gain necessary skills to use GIS for basic database management and analysis and data visualization of vector data, raster data, topologies, and remote sensing
independently develop a research question, find data, and analyze spacial relationships
experience working with professionals in the field