Certificate Program and Minors

We offer a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and minors in City and Regional Planning, Environmental Science, and Physical Geography.

 

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Earth and Resource Science Department information  

Requirements.  Twenty-two to twenty-five credits, distributed as follows.

A.  Foundations.  (14 credits).
    
GEO 203 , GEO 304 RPL 370 , RPL 371 .

B.  Advanced analysis (5-8 credits).
     Two from:  GEO 404 , GEO 498 ; RPL 470 , CSC 152 . CIS 173 , CSC 175 , including at least one computer science course.

C.  Subject area knowledge (3 credits).  A course from one of the following areas:
     Anthropology.  ANT 110 , ANT 311 , ANT 318 , ANT 322 .
     Biology.  BIO 111 , BIO 423 .
     Business ManagementBUS 381 , MGT 211 .
     Earth and Resource Science.  GEO 491 ; RPL 411 , RPL 472 .
     Engineering and Design.  EGR 165 , EGR 310 .
     Public Administration.  PUB 422 , PUB 448 , PUB 449 , PUB 476 .
     Public Health.  PHS 315 , PHS 420 .

D.  A minimum GPA of B (3.0) in the program courses.
 

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City and Regional Planning Minor

City and Regional Planning Minor

Earth and Resource Science Department information 

Faculty Advisor:  Victoria Morckel, Earth and Resource Science

Requirements.  Twenty-two credits distributed as follows.

GEO 111 /RPL 111 , GEO 203 , GEO 491 ; RPL 311 , RPL 370 , RPL 411 , RPL 476 .

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Environmental Science Minor

Physical Geography Minor

Physical Geography Minor

Earth and Resource Science Department information 

This program provides a strong background in physical geography for those students who wish to add a technical component to their degree programs.

Requirements (21-23 credits).

  1. GEO 150 , GEO 151  (8 cr.).
  2. Geophysical Systems (6-7 credits).
    GEO 331 ; one of: GEO 265 , GEO 272 , GEO 282 .
  3. Analysis and Graphics (7-8 credits).
    GEO 304 ; one of: GEO 404 , RPL 370 , RPL 470 , RPL 476 .

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