Top Code: 2206.10
The Geographic Information Systems and Technology program educates students in the skills needed to gather, manage, model, interpret, analyze, and display spatial data. This program uses a variety of mapping and data collection methods, and provides training in industry standards, cartographic techniques, and developing technologies. Students who complete this program are prepared for careers in Geographic Information Systems, with special skills in related industries including environmental consulting, drafting, and programming.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Ability to conduct geospatial data entry, digitization and conversion, and geospatial data building, modeling, or analysis.
- Perform analysis of geospatial data to identify spatial relationships or display results of analyses, using maps, graphs, or tabular data.
- Effectively communicate through the design or preparation of graphic representations of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Build and manage existing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|GEOG 011||INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS||3|
|GEOG 012||MAP INTERPRETATION AND SPATIAL ANALYSIS||3|
|GEOG 113||DATA ACQUISITION AND MANAGEMENT||3|
|GEOG 114||CARTOGRAPHIC DESIGN||3|
|Choose 2 of the following|
|GEOG 115||ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS WITH GIS||3|
|or CIS 012||INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING USING PYTHON|
|or DT 008A||INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL DESIGN AND FABRICATION|
|GEOG 030||FIELD STUDIES AND METHODS IN GEOGRAPHY||1|
|BIT 106||BUSINESS SOFTWARE-INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM||3|