Information Technology: GIS Fundamentals Certificate

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The GIS Fundamentals Certificate provides a curriculum based on a solid foundation in GIS concepts. Students enrolled in this certificate will learn the different forms of spatial data and their essential properties; ways spatial data can be used to investigate complex problems; principles and methods for collecting spatial data; principles of map design and effective cartographic communication; designing, creating and manipulating GIS databases and operating GPS technology.

This certificate is designed for students who have experience with computers and want to improve geospatial technology skills. If a student does not have prior computer proficiency, other coursework might be required to meet course pre-requisites.

Courses requiring a grade of "C" or better: CTI, GIS

First Semester

CTI 110
3 Credit Hour(s)
GIS 111
3 Credit Hour(s)

Second Semester

GIS 215
3 Credit Hour(s)

Third Semester

GIS 121
3 Credit Hour(s)

Curriculum is based on the 2019-20 catalog.

  • 12 Total Credit Hours Required