Certificate Program and Minors

We offer a certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and minors in Urban and Regional Planning and Environmental Science.

 

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 GEO 452 , GEO 453 .

B.  Advanced analysis (5-8 credits).
     Two from:  GEO 494 , URP 498 ; GEO 477 , CIS 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 , SCM 211 .
     Earth and Resource Science.  URP 491 ; URP 411 , ESS 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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Urban and Regional Planning Minor

Urban and Regional Planning Minor

Earth and Resource Science Department information 

Faculty Advisor:  Victoria Morckel, Earth and Resource Science

Requirements.  Eighteen to nineteen credits, distributed as follows.

  1. Fundamentals (9 credits).
    GEO 203 , URP 111 , URP 310 .
  2. Upper-level planning electives (9-10 credits).
    Three from:  GEO 452 , URP 312 , URP 364 , URP 411 , URP 460 , URP 476 , URP 491 , URP 497 .
  3. Internship (highly recommended).
    URP 498  (3 credits).

 

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Environmental Science Minor

Environmental Science Minor

Earth and Resource Science Department information  

Requirements. Eighteen-nineteen credits as follows:

ESS 100 , ESS 102 ESS 150 , ESS 272  or ESS 282 , ESS 372 .

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