May 25, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate


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The GIS certificate option serves working professionals and students interested in developing proficiency in Geospatial Sciences. GIS education has become an integral part of many academic disciplines and professions, including natural resources, environmental science, geography, geology, planning, anthropology, civil engineering, criminal justice, business, biology, health sciences, social sciences, and others. In order to develop a high-level of proficiency, the GIS course requirements for the GIS Certificate are similar to those of the Geospatial Sciences Majors. Students must complete each course in a certificate program with a grade of “C” or better; students must also maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above in the GIS certificate program. Students should consult with a department advisor to prepare a program plan.

Elective Courses


Students will take 3 credits from the following:

  • GIS 3000-4999 GIS Upper Division Courses

Final Project Course


Students will take 3 credits from the following:

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