Geographic Information Systems Certificate

Geography, Planning and Environment Department information  

Requirements


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

A mimimum GPA of B (3.0) in the program courses is required.

A. Foundations (14 credits)


  • GEO 203 - Introduction to Spatial Analysis (3)
  • GEO 304 - Remote Sensing of the Environment (3).
  • GEO 452 - Geographic Information Systems I (4).
  • GEO 453 - Geographic Information Systems II (4).

B. Advanced Analysis (5-8 credits)


Two from, including at least one computer science course:

  • GEO 494 - Spatial Analysis Seminar (4).
  • URP 498 - Internship (3).
  • GEO 477 - GIS Project Management and Planning (4).
  • CIS 152 - Database Management Software (2).
  • CIS 173 - Visual BASIC for Windows (3)
  • CSC 175 - Problem Solving and Programming I (4)

C. Subject Area Knowledge (3 credits)


A course from one of the following areas:

Anthropology


  • ANT 110 - Introduction to Archaeology (3)
  • ANT 311 - Historical Archaeology (3).
  • ANT 318 - Mesoamerican Archeology (3).
  • ANT 322 - Eastern North American Archaeology (3).

Biology


  • BIO 111 - Organismal Biology (4)
  • BIO 423 - Wildlife Ecology and Management (4).

Business Management


  • BUS 381 - Management Information Systems (3).
  • SCM 211 - Business Statistics (3)

Geography, Planning and Environment


  • URP 411 - Reimagining Legacy Cities (3).
  • URP 491 - Transportation Planning (3)
  • ESS 472 - Watershed Management (3).

Engineering and Design


  • EGR 165 - Computer-Aided Design (3)
  • EGR 310 - Engineering Economics (3)

Public Administration


  • PUB 422 - Environmental Law and Public Policy (3).
  • PUB 448 - Urban Renewal (3).
  • PUB 449 - Green Community Development (3).
  • PUB 476 - Environmental Planning (3).

Public Health


  • PHS 315 - Introduction to Epidemiology (3)
  • PHS 420 - Introduction to Environmental Health (3)


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