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Geographic Information Science - Technician - Certificate Level 1

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Students may complete the GIS certificate or may apply for up to 15 hours of advanced placement of GIS credit based on successful completion of 36 months of work experience reviewed by the program chair.


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
GISC 1411 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
COSC 1436 Programming Fundamentals I 4
GISC 1401 Cartography and Geography in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (Capstone) 4
Semester 2
GISC 1421 Introduction to Raster-Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
GISC 2359 Web-Served Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 3
GISC 2364 Practicum - Cartography OR
GISC 2380 Cooperative Education - Cartography 3
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 22

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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