Minor in Geographic Information Science and Technology
The Geographic Information Science and Technology minor provides students with cutting-edge technical knowledge and skills using state-of-the-al1 information technology, such as geographic information science (GIS), satellite imagery analysis, and global positioning systems (GPS), which are in high demand in business, government, and research platforms. Upon completion of the minor, students are well positioned to enter the workforce or to pursue advanced degrees in geography or other relevant fields with spatial analysis skills and geographic data processing capabilities.
Courses in this minor that are being counted towards a student's major (or other minor) do fulfill the class requirement for the Geographic Information Science and Technology minor, but do not count towards the total required credit hours of the minor, LEP courses can be used towards both the course and credit hour requirements of this minor.
18 Credits Required
GEO 360 — Introduction to GIS
GEO 460 — GIS II
Select minimum of 10 credits from:
GEO 270 — Maps and Map Making Technology
GEO 367 - GIS for Public Health
GEO 370 — Remote Sensing
GEO 371 — Cartography
GEO 461 — Environmental GIS
GEO 470 — Field Techniques
GEO 481 — Spatial Analysis
GEO 497 — Internship