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Geographic Information Science - Analyst - Certificate Level 2

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Geographic Information Science works in partnership with industry to provide quality workforce education in the new, rapidly expanding fields of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). The programs use up-to-date technology and afford students a wide variety of employment opportunities in the corporate world and government agencies. GIS specialists work with GIS computer programs that enable the user to create maps and other graphics that can be layered with other data.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
GISC 1411 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I OR
ITSE 1402 Computer Programming 4
Semester 2
GISC 1401 Cartography and Geography in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems 4
GISC 1421 Introduction to Raster-Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
ITSE 1345 Introduction to Oracle SQL 3
Semester 3
GISC 2401 Data Acquisition and Analysis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
GISC 2411 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications 4

Year 2

Semester 1
GISC 2250 Scripting for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 2
GISC 2359 Web-Served Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (Capstone) 3
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 38

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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