Geographic Information Systems Science

Department of Geosciences

Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Science (GISc)


The department of Geosciences is offering an Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems Science.  Students who complete the Certificate program will achieve the following Student Learning Objectives.

The concentrated Curriculum has four courses required for a total of 15 hours. Students can choose from approved electives for courses that are at least 2 credit hours. Total hours for GISc Certificate is 17-18 hours.


Required Core Courses

GEOG 5830 (4cr) Geography Information Systems

GEOG 5820 (4cr) Aerial Photography and Remote Sensing

GEOG 5880 (3cr) Advanced Geography Information Systems

GEOG 3810 (4cr) Cartography and Graphics


Elective Courses

BSEN 5220 (3cr) Geospatial Technologies in Biosystems

FORY 5480 (2cr) GIS Database Design and Analysis

CPLN 5460 (3cr) Geography Information Systems for Planning and Policy

GEOG 5850 (3cr) Drone and Geospatial Applications

GEOG 5700 (3cr) Quantitative Methods and Spatial Analysis

GEOG 5890 (3cr) GIS Programming

GEOL 5100 (3cr) Hydrogeology


For more information, contact:

Certificate Coordinator
Luke Marzen