Geographic Information Science BS

Geographic Information Systems prepares students to process, collect and manage geospatial data; to analyze and quantify spatial relationships; and to evaluate, design, and produce maps.

Program Requirements

This concentration requires  36 Geography credits, 1 Math course and 1 Computer Science course.

 

Mandatory courses:

  • GEO 101 Earth Systems Science I
  • GEO 102 Intro. to Human Geography   OR   GEO 103 - Geography of Economic Systems
  • GEO 120 Maps: Earth From Above
  • GEO 381 Cartography
  • GEO 211 Univariate Statistics in Geography
  • GEO 411 Multivariate Statistics in Geography
  • GEO 481 Geographic Information Systems
  • CSE 115 Intro to Computer Science I

TWO additional GIS/Cartography electives from the following:

  • GEO 475 Landscape Modeling w/ GIS
  • GEO 479 GIS & Environmental Modeling
  • GEO 482  Locational Analysis
  • GEO 483 Remote Sensing
  • GEO 485 Cartography and Geo.Visualization
  • GEO 488 GIS Design
  • GEO 493 Dynamic Modeling
  • or any upper level GIS course approved by DUG or Chair

Additional 300/400 level Geography eleccive courses to meet the requirement of 36 Total Geography credits.

 

One Math Course from the following:

  • MTH 121 Survey of Calculus I  
  • MTH 141 College Calculus I