Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Certificate N0850)

Humanities and Social Science Division 
Certificate N0850

Geospatial technologies, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), and Global Positioning System (GPS), are used to capture, store, manage, analyze and visualize geospatial information related to locations on Earth's surface. These technologies are used to combine various types of geospatial information in a digital environment and are widely used in our daily life, government agencies, in almost every industry.  Through this program students will develop an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of geospatial technologies and gain the skills needed to construct high-quality applications. 

Required Courses
Course Prefix Course Name Units
GEOG 9Geospatial Concepts3
GEOG 10Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
GEOG 12Cartography2
GEOG 13Geospatial Data Acquisition and Management3
GEOG 14Spatial Analysis3
GEOG 15Raster Methods3
GEOG 16GIS Capstone Portfolio3
Total Units20

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