Academic Catalog

Applied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Minor


21 total credits

Employment opportunities are limitless for graduates who are proficient with this interdisciplinary tool. Well-qualified GIS specialists are sought in the areas of business, economics, education, government, planning, and international industries.

Required Geography Core Courses
GEOG 241Fundamentals of GIS I4.00
GEOG 343Fundamentals of GIS II4.00
GEOG 442Advanced Principles of GIS4.00
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
Elementary Statistics
Business Statistics
Statistics for Psychological Research
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Elective Courses
Select six credits of the following:6.00
GIS Special Project
Database Management
The Dynamic Earth
Introduction to Programming
Object-Oriented Programming
Database Systems
Undergraduate Research
Total Hours21.00-22.00

A combined maximum of four credits may be earned in GEOG 491 Undergraduate Research and GEOG 496 Internship.