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

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 . CSC 173 , CIS 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

Faculty Advisors:  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

Environmental Science Minor

Requirements. Eighteen credits, as follows:

  1. ENV 100 , ENV 102 ENV 492 GEO 282 ; RPL 270 .

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Physical Geography Minor

Physical Geography Minor

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 credits).

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

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