Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Geographic Information Systems, UC

Degree Awarded:         Total Credit Hours:
Undergraduate Certificate        18

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

Introductory Course (3-6 credit hours)

Advanced Skills (6 credit hours)

Applications in GIS (3-6 credit hours)

Research/Practicum/Internship (3 credit hours)