Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are the basis for understanding our world through digital spatial information. The GIS certificate is designed to meet the growing demand for GIS applications in diverse disciplines.
The courses required to complete the GIS certificate span topics from introductory to advanced applications, including the elements of GIS, spatial data type and acquisition, coordinate systems, projections, data editing and topology, site suitability and data modeling, geoprocessing, geostatistical analysis, spatial interpolation, watershed delineation, network and 3-D analysis.
To earn a GIS certificate, students must complete at least 9 credits from the following courses:
|GEOG 241||Fundamentals of GIS I||4.00|
|GEOG 343||Fundamentals of GIS II||4.00|
|Select one of the following:||1.00-4.00|
|Advanced Principles of GIS|
|GIS Special Project|
(Applied GIS research mentored by a faculty member)